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5 Tips for Helping Caregivers Manage Holiday Stress

5 Tips for Helping Caregivers Manage Holiday Stress

For weary family caregivers, the added demands on an already overstretched schedule can be too much. It can easily turn a favorite time of year in to one a family caregiver dreads.

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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. 

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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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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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Five Star's Halloween Party Checklist

Five Star's Halloween Party Checklist

Throwing a Halloween Party?  Let Five Star help you get into spirit with these spooky recipes and party tips.  Download our Halloween Party Checklist here!

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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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Does a Senior Have Depression or the Holiday Blues?

Does a Senior Have Depression or the Holiday Blues?

As the air gains a chill and the twinkling lights start to shine, we know it’s time to prepare for the holidays. This jolly season brings plenty of joy and cheer, but it can also bring a host of stressful triggers that may impact your senior loved one.

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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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