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Sentimental Gift Ideas for Grandparents in Assisted Living

Grandchildren visiting grandparents, sitting on a sofa, and having a dessert.

When you’re celebrating big events (or small), from personal accomplishments to holidays, gifting can make the occasion special. Sometimes the one you love has a thorough wish list of items they’ve requested (or dropped very unsubtle hints). But what can you give when your loved ones say, “I don’t need anything?” Or maybe you’re searching […]

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Bathroom Safety for Seniors: How to Avoid Injuries

A hand of senior person is holding onto safety handrails in the bathroom.

Daily care frequently happens in the bathroom, whether it’s bathing, brushing, or flossing. However, this area can become hazardous for seniors as they age. You can make your bathroom more senior-safe with the right supports and amenities, or consider moving into a specially designed suite to accommodate your loved one’s increasing safety needs. Continue reading […]

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Meal Preparation for Seniors: Ideas for Planning Your Weekly Eats

A lady in a white shirt is sitting next to a dietician and consulting meal plans that are ideal for seniors.

Meal preparation can be exciting or challenging, depending on your experience. Planning meals can help older adults make smart food choices, whether they love cooking or struggle to come up with meal ideas.  Seniors can make food choices independently or with a caregiver. A healthy diet is essential to personal care, so here are some […]

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Why Should Senior Citizens Perform Balance Exercises?

A group of seniors in the gym with their gym attire are exercising while their hands are placed on their hips.

No one wants to start feeling like their body is losing coordination or strength. Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health as an aging adult. It can prevent or postpone many of the health issues that scan accompany aging and enhance your current lifestyle. Physical activity […]

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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Personal Care in Pennsylvania

A senior female is sitting on a salon chair inside the Personal Care Facility and a female hairstylist in her black uniform is holding scissors and styling a woman's hair.

Personal care provides daily support and many services and amenities for residents living in the community. With this lifestyle’s similarities to assisted living, many people wonder what the difference is. In Pennsylvania, are there any differences between these lifestyles? While the 2 lifestyles are similar, there are some differences. What Is the Difference Between Assisted […]

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How to Protect Your Mental Health as a Caregiver

A female caregiver in her white and blue uniform is sitting on a bench while her hands are placed on his forehead.

As the Baby Boomers, America’s second-largest generation, reach seniorhood, their adult children are often stepping in to assist with caregiving duties. People are increasingly compelled to make these life-altering decisions. You may even wonder if now is the right time for your loved one to move into a senior living community or try respite care. […]

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What Causes Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for Caregivers A caregiver is anyone who provides care or help to another. It’s a broad term that can include family members or professionals. In elderly care, a caregiver generally helps with activities of daily living (ADL). Some professional caregivers may also offer medical-related services. Caring is a full-time commitment and can sometimes cause […]

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