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Resources for Families

Resources for Families


Finding the best senior living option for yourself or your loved one can be confusing, especially when added to days that are already full. Let us take some of the guess-work out of your senior care search and uncover some hidden jewels you might discover in the process.
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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Moving A Senior Parent Into Your Home: Factors to Consider

Moving A Senior Parent Into Your Home: Factors to Consider

Is your aging parent finding it harder to live alone? Are you considering moving them into your home? Perhaps you’re thinking about co-habitating with a senior parent as a way to reduce travel and caregiver stress?

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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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Should I Take My Mom with Me When I Tour Assisted Living Communities?

Should I Take My Mom with Me When I Tour Assisted Living Communities?

It’s a question many caregivers grapple with: Should my parent come with me when I tour assisted living communities for them?

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Starting the Conversation about Senior Living with a Parent

Starting the Conversation about Senior Living with a Parent

Has home upkeep become too difficult for your aging parent? Does your parent have trouble performing daily tasks without help? Is it time for your loved one to move into senior living?

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What is Senior Living?

What is Senior Living?

First of all, senior living is about LIVING! Healthy living, comfortable living, enjoyable living. At Five Star Senior Living, we define it as a community in which you can live life to the fullest and to the best of your ability.

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What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

If you spent time visiting an aging loved one during the holidays, you may have come away from the visit worried about how safe they are living alone. Families often realize during the holiday season that it is time for a senior loved one to make a move. But the variety of senior care options available can be confusing.

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What to Consider Before You Move an Aging Parent In

What to Consider Before You Move an Aging Parent In

Multi-generational households are on the rise. In 2012, 18% of the population lived in a household that was home to more than one generation. That number has doubled since 1980.More and more baby boomers find themselves considering what the right living environment for an aging parent should be.

 

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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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Chef Brad

The Five Star Dining Experience

Chef Brad Miller is currently Executive Chef at the acclaimed Inn of the Seventh Ray, located in Topanga Canyon outside of Los Angeles.

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