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At home vs. assisted living

Comparing Assisted Living in Arvada Vs. Care at Home

Deciding whether assisted living or care at home is best for your loved one. Assisted living communities and care at home are two top options for seniors. Read on to learn how to choose among them. Most families face difficult choices when a parent or senior family member needs assistance in their daily lives. Day-to-day […]

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Long term care insurance

How to Navigate Assisted Living and Long Term Care Insurance

It’s hard to imagine that you’ll ever need help taking care of yourself, but chances are, you will. Getting long-term care insurance is a good way to prepare for the inevitable. Whether you support or you’re against long-term care insurance, there are plenty of senior Americans who have chosen to protect themselves from potential financial […]

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How Senior Living Supports an Independent Lifestyle

Human beings are a social species. Interaction and activities with other people are needs that do not go away with age. Senior living provides a sense of community that is difficult to find if you are living by yourself. Other ways senior living supports an independent lifestyle include: 1. Stress-free family Often, as people age, […]

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Cross-Generational Understanding

The humor and information website Cracked.com recently published an article titled “5 Lies Millennials and Baby Boomers Believe About Each Other.” It sets out to debunk the generalizations often made by social and political commentators who lament the flaws of the young generation or the perceived loss of traditional values. But as the title suggests, it also […]

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Finding Good Roommates, Wherever You May Reside

There was an article that recently appeared in the Real Estate section of the New York Observer which described a program that exists in some localities to provide senior citizens with housing arrangements other than senior assisted living facilities. The specific example described by the article is the purview of New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, which deals in […]

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The Elderly as Helpers of the Young

Recognizing that the world needed some respite from bad news, the youth-oriented news site Vibe made a point of sharing a photograph that is quickly gaining popularity on the internet for its depiction of human kindness. And we feel that the image of an old man spontaneously teaching a young man how to tie a tie actually depicts far […]

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Safety Without Confinement

When looking through the news in virtually any locality, it is generally not a long time before one comes across a story of elderly people who have simply gone missing. Fortunately, many of them are recovered safely, but the danger is always present and always serious, especially among senior citizens who are living on their […]

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Elderly Citizens Help Election Day to Run Smoothly

Election Day was this past Tuesday in the United States. This year’s races may not have garnered much controversy or brought many people to the polls in certain localities – unlike what we can expect from next year’s federal elections – but every Election Day has the potential to draw attention to the social and […]

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