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Are Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Related?

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Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease affect the brain, affecting memory, thoughts, feelings, and more. These diseases can significantly impact your loved one’s daily life, meaning they’ll likely need extra support. It can be a common assumption for some people that these 2 diseases are related and influence each other.  While Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s may not […]

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What Is Independent Living?

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Independent living communities offer healthy seniors a place of freedom to enjoy their later years among like-minded adults while not having to worry about home maintenance duties. This is unlike assisted living, where a professional carer will be assisting in providing most of a resident’s specific needs. Independent living provides residents with a lifestyle where […]

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When Should You Finalize Your Will?

Knowing when to finalize your will can be a difficult but incredibly important process. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to drafting and finalizing your will.  Getting Started  A will allows you to distribute property and assets to whomever you wish or to dispose of these things in the manner you choose. […]

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How to Choose a Power of Attorney

Choosing a power of attorney can be a difficult process, but it’s an important part of lifetime planning and can help to protect your assets later in life. Here’s our guide to help you choose your power of attorney.  What Is a Power of Attorney?  Assigning a power of attorney is the act of appointing […]

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Talking to Your Children About Assisted Living Care

Talking about assisted living care can be incredibly difficult, and although there are many resources for children looking to start the challenging conversation with their parents, the same cannot be said for proactive parents. Rather than waiting for your children to make the decision for you, we recommend that you start the conversation early so that you […]

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Top 3 Healthy Habits for Seniors

No matter our age, every one of us can adopt a few new habits to boost our health and happiness. By eating well, exercising often, and getting enough sleep, you can reduce your risk of serious illness and improve your overall quality of life throughout your golden years. Let’s break down the benefits of some […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

Communicating with an individual who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. As the illness progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult as they struggle to remember ideas, articulate their thoughts, and manage their emotions.  Despite these struggles, it’s incredibly important to continue to communicate with these individuals, as those relationships help promote better self-esteem, sense […]

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