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Choosing the Right Type of Senior Living

Choosing the Right Type of Senior Living

Senior lifestyle and care housing vary widely, and the choices can be overwhelming. It’s important to think about what kind of assistance and/or medical care is needed now, and what additional assistance or health care might be needed down the road.

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Common Questions about Financing Senior Living

Common Questions about Financing Senior Living

If you or an aging loved one is considering moving to senior living, you probably have questions about how to cover the costs. Keep in mind that when you factor in all the included services and amenities from landscaping and snow removal to transportation, your loved one’s living costs may not increase by much.

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Discussing Senior Living with Your Loved One

Discussing Senior Living with Your Loved One

Behind closed doors, you talk about and fear “the conversation.” It’s time to gather up your strength, courage, and especially your compassion and have this conversation with your loved one.

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Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community can be a confusing and daunting task. Much like finding the perfect house, choosing the right assisted living residence requires a thorough inventory of your loved one’s wants and needs, doing research, taking tours, and asking for guidance along the way.

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The Five Star Experience

The Five Star Experience

It’s All in the Name: Five Star Senior Living Means Five-Star Services
It’s literally true: our name reflects the level of service excellence we strive to maintain every day in every one of our 260 senior living communities across the country.

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The Home Safety & Personal Wellness Checklist

The Home Safety & Personal Wellness Checklist

Take a few minutes and download our Home Safety Checklist. It is a small investment of time to help maximize you or your loved one’s independence.  Personal Wellness is a vital aspect of having a healthy home. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about Moving to Assisted Living

Frequently Asked Questions about Moving to Assisted Living

Moving is tough at any age. For older adults, however, the transition can be both physically and emotionally difficult. This generation of seniors didn’t move around much. As a result, they may have lived in their current home for many decades. Parting with it isn’t easy.

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Health and Wellness for Families

Health and Wellness for Families

At Five Star Senior Living, we emphasize three service areas that represent pillars of our promise to prospective residents and their loved ones that we will work to achieve excellence in all phases of life in our communities. These pillars are Health & Wellness, Warmth & Hospitality, and Dining & Nutrition.

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Understanding the Role of a Senior Move Manager

Understanding the Role of a Senior Move Manager

The seniors and adult children we work with often tell us they wish they had made the move to a Five Star Senior Living community sooner. One challenge they cite as the reason they didn’t was the process of downsizing and packing up a lifetime of belongings. Just the idea of it can be overwhelming.

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