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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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How Much Does a Memory Care Community Cost?

How Much Does a Memory Care Community Cost?

If an aging loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you may be planning ahead for the time when your loved one will require a memory care program.

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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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Yes, Senior Living CAN Be Affordable!

Yes, Senior Living CAN Be Affordable!

Perhaps you’ve heard horror stories. Maybe you fear that you can least afford what you or your loved one needs the most. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Financing Senior Living

Frequently Asked Questions About Financing Senior Living

In our work with seniors and their adult children across the country, the team members at our local Five Star Senior Living communities often find themselves answering many of the same questions about financing care.

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Diagnosing Alzheimer’s: Is it Memory Loss or Just Normal Aging?

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s: Is it Memory Loss or Just Normal Aging?

These small memory lapses happen to everyone, but as we age, they might happen more frequently. We may even become concerned they are a sign of impending Alzheimer’s disease.
 

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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Communities and facilities that are part of the Five Star family enjoy the best of both worlds: a local, independent organization with a personal, small-business feel, combined with powerful support from a large, forward-thinking company.

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Respite as a Trial Stay for Assisted Living

Respite as a Trial Stay for Assisted Living

Are you having difficulty convincing your aging loved one that they could benefit from the services and amenities offered in an assisted living residence?
 

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