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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.
My Plate: Senior Nutrition 101

My Plate: Senior Nutrition 101

Are you concerned that the older adults in your life might not be eating a well-balanced diet? Or maybe you’re a senior who wants to eat healthy, but you aren’t sure how your nutritional needs change as you get older. 

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Stay Healthy During Flu Season: 5 Tips for Seniors

Stay Healthy During Flu Season: 5 Tips for Seniors

Autumn is here. Creepy skeletons, costumes, and candy corn fill store aisles. You can buy pumpkin spice anything. But with all the wonders of fall, there’s something even scarier than Halloween in the air: the flu.

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The Perfect Appetizer: Panko Crusted Crab Cakes

The Perfect Appetizer: Panko Crusted Crab Cakes

A blend of sweet lump crab meat with a bit of a kick!

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FAQs about the Veteran's Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit

FAQs about the Veteran's Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit

Many veterans aren't familiar with a benefit they may be entitled to for help covering the costs of senior care.  The Aid & Attendance benefit is for veterans and their surviving spouses.  

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Funding Options

Funding Options

Five Star Senior Living understands that cost is a concern when you’re looking at senior living options. Whether your need is short-term or long-term, we are proud to offer exceptional senior care at a great value, thanks to our fee-for-service model. 

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How Can You Pay for Senior Living?

How Can You Pay for Senior Living?

If an aging loved one is considering moving to a senior living community, you might both be concerned about how to pay for it. It’s an issue that comes up early in the conversation for most families. Fortunately, there are a number of payment options, depending on the type of care your senior loved one needs.  

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What Does the Medicare Skilled Nursing Benefit Cover?

What Does the Medicare Skilled Nursing Benefit Cover?

Are you concerned about how to pay an aging loved one’s short-term rehab? If your loved one is age 65 or older, he or she may be eligible for certain benefits through Medicare. But what exactly does the skilled nursing benefit cover? And who is eligible to apply? 

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What is an Elder Law Attorney?

What is an Elder Law Attorney?

If your aging loved one is facing legal or financial problems or has questions about the sale of a home, a move to senior living, preserving their assets, or managing their estate, you may look into hiring an elder law attorney.

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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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