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Georgia Assisted Living Search Tips

“Just an old sweet song keeps Georgia on my mind.” This line, from the famous song “Georgia”, was made popular by the legendary Ray Charles. It’s the official state song of Georgia, and represents the view’s of millions of people who choose to live in this beautiful state. It is known for its sunny, subtropical climate, […]

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Tennessee Assisted Living Search Tips

Tennessee is a highly desirable state for people of all ages and incomes. It features interesting historical sites, beautiful rivers, lakes and of course, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tennessee is home to Nashville, the country music capitol of the world, and many famous musicians such as  Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison. Nashville’s […]

Benefits of Choosing Assisted Living Over a Nursing Home

The decision to transition your loved on into a senior living community is an important choice. You should not choose hastily, as there are many options to weigh. Knowing what choices that are available to your loved one is an important step in choosing a senior residence. Whenever possible, research senior living options with your […]

Winter Exercise Tips for Seniors

“Though the weather outside is frightful,” exercise can still be delightful. When it’s cold and slippery outside, stay safe and take the exercise routine indoors. Regular activity is important to keep joints limber and flexible, maintain good blood flow and preserve strong muscles.  So, even as the winter wind howls outside, follow these winter exercise […]

4 Exercise Tips to Help Seniors Stay Active

Staying active is very important for seniors. An active senior lifestyle brings measurable health benefits, including stronger heart and lungs, lower cholesterol levels, and increased energy. Exercising regularly reduces the risk of falls and hospitalization, one of the biggest health dangers for senior citizens. Active seniors more easily perform everyday activities, which improves their quality […]

Why the Flu Vaccine is Important for Seniors

People commonly underestimate the impact that the flu can have on elderly individuals. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that the flu causes as least 3,000 deaths per flu-season in the US. Individuals aged 65 and older make up 90% of these cases. Furthermore, people aged 65 years and older account for 50-60% of seasonal […]

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How to Plan for Assisted Living Costs

The right assisted living community provides your loved one with a wonderful, enriching lifestyle in a safe and secure environment. Such communities provide help, as needed, with the activities of daily living (ADLs) and offer a wide range of stimulating social and recreational activities. However, the responsibility of ensuring that assisted living costs will be manageable is […]

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Assisted Living Costs: Exploring Your Options

Is your loved one considering an assisted living community? If so, you may feel concerned about the costs associated with this decision. While assisted living costs can be high, there are a range of options to help pay for the care your loved one needs. Learn assisted living costs in your area Reliable financial surveys […]

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Senior Care Options: Choosing the Right One

Does your loved one need a higher level of daily assistance than can be provided by family caregivers? The next step is to look at various senior care options, and there are a lot of choices. However, the type of senior care that best suits mom or dad can depend on a variety of factors. If you’re […]

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How to Talk About Joining an Assisted Living Community

Making the decision to move from the family home to an assisted living community is a difficult and emotional event for your parent. This is a significant transition point, and there is likely to be sadness over leaving the home. But it’s a decision that many families successfully make, especially those who prepare for this […]