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Medicare in a Senior Care Setting and What to Expect

Understanding how Medicare works and what it does and does not cover is not easy. It’s a complicated, often subjective system with myriad conditions, stipulations, and no one-size-fits-all situations. “Medicare…

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Putting the Joy into Residential Living

“I 100 percent believe that we [in senior living] have this unique opportunity to create joyful, amazing, compelling experiences,” wrote senior living thought leader Steve Moran in 2019. He went…

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How Can I Keep Mom and Dad at Home?

Many wish to keep mom and dad at home, but is at home care the only option? We explore everything from family support to making your home more accessable.

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Shedding Light on Sundowners Syndrome

Daylight savings time began this month, allowing most of the United States and other parts of the world one more merciful hour of sunlight each day. This is good news…

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Taking Cardiovascular Health to Heart

The actual human heart looks nothing like the cartoonish renditions that have saturated countless media for hundreds of years, particularly during the month of February. The first known publication of…

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The COVID Vaccine: A Q&A for Seniors

For most of us, 2020 couldn’t get off the calendar quickly enough. Abundant memes depicted its annihilation (sledgehammers smashing 2020 and such) and even an entire film, “Death to 2020,”…

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Bringing Cheer to Seniors This Holiday Season

For some, even in so-called “normal” times, the holiday season can be less than merry and bright. While advertisements, light displays, music, catalogs and countless other media tell us it’s…

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Lessons in Lifelong Learning

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death,” said Albert Einstein. In Einsten’s day, the word “student” conjured images of young people sitting in rigid rows of…

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Hope and Help for Those Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Most people associate grief with physical death. But a loved one developing dementia or Alzheimer’s evokes a similar sense of loss. As journalist and political commentator Candy Crowley so poignantly…

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