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Articles and Guides

Use the following articles and guides to help you make an informed decision. Please contact your Senior Care Consultant if you have questions.

Caregiving

Articles to assist you through the stresses of caregiving.

Financial Guidance

Informational articles to help you understand financial options to pay for senior housing and care.

Moving

Informational articles to help you prepare for moving day.

Retirement and Independent Living

Information on retirement and independent living.

Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia.

Assisted Living

Assisted living residences or assisted living facilities (ALFs) provide supervision or assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs); coordination of services by outside health care providers; and monitoring of resident activities to help to ensure their health, safety, and well-being.

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide a high-level medical care and are dependent on skills provided by the nursing home staff. These homes are built for the elderly with long term care needs including complex medical conditions and immobile seniors. Meals are served in a central dining room or at bedside; three times a day and activities are scheduled. Skilled services may be covered by Medicare for a short stay.

Home Care Services

Home care services may include assistance with bathing, dressing, hair care, medication reminders, sitter services, meal preparation, companion assist to appointments, shopping and taking care of the home. Services can be arranged on an hourly basis up to a 24 hour live in program depending on the client’s needs.

Veterans Area

Information on programs and benefits for Veterans such as the Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit.

Miscellaneous

Topical articles related to seniors and the issues of aging.

 
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