When At-Home Care Isn’t a Good Choice for Seniors

When at home care isn't a good option

It can be hard to think about giving up the comforts of home at any age, much less as we grow older. But there can come a time when the familiar is not only no longer a source of comfort, it can actually pose a threat to wellness and safety. Receiving at-home care is an option that requires considerable thought

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Key Differences Between Nursing Homes and Senior Living Communities

Differences between Nursing Homes and Senior Living Communities

When a loved one is in need of daily assistance or care, it’s helpful to have a clear understanding of the options that are out there, as well as the differences between them. For example, many people are confused about the level of care provided by a nursing home, and how it differs from assisted living in a senior living

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U.S. News Announces Inaugural Edition of Best Senior Living Ratings

Read the original article here. Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report today published the inaugural edition of Best Senior Living, which expands the U.S. News rankings, ratings and data offerings. The new designations of Best Independent Living, Best Assisted Living, Best Memory Care and Best Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) build upon more than three decades of guiding families to

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Lifestyle & Care Options in Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Lifestyle and Care Options

If your perception of senior living communities is something boring, drab or depressing, you need to take a new look at what is out there now. The choices have never been better. Even the most intensive medical communities are offering a range of opportunities for learning and socializing. But perhaps what is most striking is how many older adults are

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Senior Living Communities: Not What They Once Were

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Today’s senior living options have come a long way and are more exciting than ever. That’s because at one time, aging meant retiring to a rocking chair to watch the world pass by. Eventually, that chair would be replaced by a chair in a nursing home. But no more. Everything has changed:  aging, older adults, and senior living itself.  Like

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