Post-Retirement Money Management: Financial Planning Resources for Older Adults

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Whether you’re still living in your long-term home or are considering moving into an independent living community, life after retirement is meant to be enjoyable. You’ve spent numerous years in your career, and now it’s time to enjoy the activities and hobbies you love most. However, effective money management is a necessary skill to master so you can live fully

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10 Questions To Ask a Potential Assisted Living Facility

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There are so many considerations to make when choosing the right assisted living community for you or your loved one. It can be difficult, as choosing the right path for the future comes with many questions and concerns. When you or an aging loved one can no longer live on their own, it may be time to look at assisted

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Assisted Living: The Transition and Move

Any move, whether it be to a college dorm, a new city, or just a new house across town, can be stressful and emotional. There are memories and familiarity attached to places we live, especially if we’ve lived there for many years. For many aging adults and their families who decide that it would be helpful to move to an

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The Average Cost of Assisted Living

As you consider independent or assisted living for your loved one, details such as on-site medical care, meal plans, and yearly costs may impact your decision. If your loved one decides to move into an assisted living community, there is a financial commitment involved. The good news is that the monthly and yearly costs go towards valuable and rewarding social

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Financial Planning for Independent Living

Many people have goals and dreams for their retirement. Maybe you want to retire to the mountains, somewhere warm, or stay close to family. Perhaps you are eager to fill your days with new hobbies, volunteering, or relaxation. Retirement offers a host of exciting new opportunities, including moving to an independent living community. Retiring requires careful financial planning for travel,

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How to Communicate with Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most common types of dementia, affects people’s memories and communication abilities, and unfortunately, thousands of people in the United States are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s every year. Because of this, many people are left to figure out how to communicate with their loved ones as their symptoms develop. Thankfully, there are helpful strategies that family members

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The Cognitive Benefits of a Routine for Aging Adults

It’s no secret that routines help people of all ages. However, the older we get, the more apparent these benefits become. Unpredictability can create stressful environments, which is why having regular routines is so important. It’s one of the many reasons why assisted living is suitable for so many aging adults.  While aging can cause people to lose some of

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6 Tips for Transitioning & Adjusting to Assisted Living

Like any significant life change, the transition from living independently to an assisted living community takes some getting used to. It’s not uncommon for you or your loved one to experience worry and anxiety throughout the process. However, you’ll need to play an active role in the transition, so your loved one feels supported. Including your loved one in the

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What Makes a Quality Assisted Living Community?

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When looking for an assisted living community, either for yourself or your loved one, you want to find the best possible environment. This is a big move that will lead to a new and exciting chapter of your life. Alleviating a lot of these worries comes down to researching and deciding whether or not a particular assisted living community is

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Guiding a Loved One Toward Assisted Living

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You and your loved one will consider numerous details when selecting the best assisted living community for their unique needs. While choosing the right path for your loved one’s future can be challenging, there are many benefits to each type of alternative care offering. If you think an assisted living community would benefit your loved one, the experts here at

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