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Knowing When It’s Time for Assistance: Episode 4 – The Most Important Question to Ask Before Entering Assisted Living

Posted January 24, 2022 0

January 20, 2021 The Most Important Question to Ask Before Entering Assisted Living There are important questions to ask before entering a long-term care facility including, but not limited to: Is it affordable? Is it located near my family and friends? What services do you offer? Considering the current environment…

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Knowing When It’s Time for Assistance: Episode 3 – General Warning Signs

Posted December 20, 2021 0

December 20, 2021 Transcript Episode 3 General Warning Signs Living independently is important to all of us, but as we age, our bodies may not function like they once did. Because of that, performing even basic daily activities can become difficult and require some assistance. And as the aging process…

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Knowing When It’s Time for Assistance: Episode 2 – Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Posted December 1, 2021 0

December 1, 2021 Transcript Episode 2 Instrumental Activities of Daily Living We all want our independence, but as we age, it may become increasingly difficult to maintain. When that time comes, how can you be certain of the level of care that’s needed? In our first episode of this series,…

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Knowing When It’s Time for Assistance – Episode 1

Posted November 22, 2021 0

November 22, 2021 Transcript: We all want our independence, but as we age, that independence may become increasingly difficult to maintain. When that time comes, how can you be certain of the level of care that’s needed?  Activities of Daily Living, or “ADL”, are a series of basic activities that…

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When Is the Right Time for Assistance?

Posted November 15, 2021 0

November 22nd Is an Important Date to Remember A New Information Series Is Coming on November 22nd. “When Is the Right Time for Assistance” Betty Davis famously once said: “Getting old ain’t for sissies”.  There is a bit of truth to that for many of us.  At some point in…

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Alzheimer’s Disease Early Warning Sign

Posted October 26, 2021 0

Memory Loss That Disrupts Daily Life You’ve forgotten someone’s name, but then remember it later… Is that an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, or simply an age-related event? Forgetting something and then remembering it later is generally age related, but… …forgetting recently learned information can be an early sign of…

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Remain in Your Own Home as You Age

Posted February 28, 2019 0
Senior living patients smiling in Brevard, NC - Tore's Home Inc

As we age, many of the daily activities we took for granted when we were younger, now seem difficult. Cleaning, cooking, even personal hygiene often seem overwhelming, even impossible.

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What is Adaptive Clothing?

Posted November 27, 2018 0

Does your aging loved one struggle with finding fashionable, affordable and easy-to-get on clothing? This is a common problem with a solution growing in popularity – adaptive clothing. Adaptive clothing is designed specifically to help those with physical and mental disabilities have independent and comfortable lives. The more than 14…

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Best Gifts for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

Posted November 27, 2018 0

Choosing gifts for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. This year we have put together a guide to help you select gift options suitable for your loved one at almost any stage of their illness; from medication management tools in the early stages to soothing fidget and sensory…

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Seven Tips for a Less Stressful Talk with Your Parents About Assisted Living

Posted November 26, 2018 0

Although most of us would prefer to “age in place”, the truth of the matter is that as we get older, the chance of us requiring some form of senior living care increases. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, seventy percent of seniors 65 years and…

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