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The Perks of Living in a New Senior Living Community

Walking into a newly constructed home evokes a certain set of sensory impressions. From the fresh, clean scent to the bright, friendly ambience, new construction makes people feel welcome. In new senior living communities, the hum of energy among residents eager to settle into a new retirement lifestyle only adds to the excitement. The perks of …

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When Is It Time to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care?

When you’re exploring the world of senior living for the first time, you may think each retirement community is just like the next. You’ll quickly discover that’s not the case. Some senior living communities offer what is known as a continuum of care. These communities — often referred to as Life Plan Communities or continuing …

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Top 8 Reasons You Should Downsize to a Two-Bedroom Senior Apartment

Do you remember finding your dream home? The place that fit into your plans for the future? Maybe it had room to raise a family. Or maybe it was perfect for entertaining. Or maybe it was in a neighborhood you always loved. But over time dreams can change, and sometimes your house may no longer …

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Benefits of Respite Care at a Senior Living Community

There are many reasons family members and even close friends choose to become informal caregivers for an aging loved one at home. In fact, more than 53 million adults in the U.S. provide unpaid care to someone over the age of 50, according to a recent AARP report. Whatever the circumstances, one thing is common …

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What Is a Faith-Based Senior Living Community?

For many seniors, the pursuit of total wellness includes caring for the mind, body AND spirit. That’s why many older adults  seek faith-based senior living communities. If finding an independent living community that supports your spiritual wellness is important to you, this blog post will explore some benefits of choosing a faith-based senior living community …

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Choosing the Right Memory Care Community

Witnessing your loved one’s memory and essence begin to slip away due to Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is heartbreaking. For adult children and other caregivers, this can lead to additional stress, along with guilt when they realize their loved one needs more care than they can provide alone. As the condition advances, …

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Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

As we get older, there may come a time when we could use a little help. It can make life easier, safer and more enjoyable, but it can also be hard to accept and admit. To many people, the beginning of the need for assistance can feel like the end of independence and freedom.  But …

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Just One Floor Away

Two sisters prepare to move into Stevenson Oaks Barbara Coffey chuckles as she shares, “I make really quick decisions!” The Pennsylvania native turned Texan is making plans to move into an Independent Living apartment at Stevenson Oaks in Fort Worth.  “I responded to the first postcard they sent out and it just fit for me, …

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