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Seven New Bethel Partnerships to Know About – New Perspective Arden Hills

As posted by Bethel University (https://www.bethel.edu/news/articles/2022/november/partnerships) “Community” is a meaningful term at Bethel: The sense of community is one of the top reasons students enroll, and it’s one of the things alumni remember most. But Bethel’s community connections extend beyond the walls of the university through a variety of mutually beneficial partnerships. Here are some of the latest examples of

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Scams on Elderly: Home Improvement Fraud

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As posted by AARP (https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/home-improvement.html) If you are a homeowner, it’s not uncommon to have contractors show up on your doorstep uninvited. They say they happened to be doing some work in the neighborhood and noticed that your house needs some repairs too. They’ll offer to fix your roof, repave your driveway or perform other repairs or renovations, for what

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Causes of Insomnia in Seniors & Ways to Manage

A good night’s sleep helps our memory, immune system, and energy levels. As people age, sleeping patterns fluctuate. Regular changes include falling asleep and waking up earlier and experiencing less deep sleep. However, many aging adults also experience abnormal sleep patterns which can interfere with their quality of life. Sleep issues are often frustrating and exhausting, and if your loved

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5 Tips to Help Your Aging Parent Manage Finances

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Managing finances can become more difficult as we age, which is why our parents and other loved ones may eventually need a helping hand. This conversation requires both a gentle approach and a plan. When helping or taking over your aging loved ones’ finances, the goal is all about avoiding any potential issues. Whether it’s tackling bills, protecting them from

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Pet Companions for Seniors

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As your loved ones age, there are many things to consider. Is it time for them to join an independent or assisted living community? Where does your loved one find socialization and community? How can you help them improve their life?  You may be surprised at one of the most common things that gets prescribed for aging parents: animals. Aging

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Why Socialization is So Important for Seniors & Older Adults

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There’s just something about being around people you really like. Having good friends who listen, lift you up and remind you how much you matter. And modern science concurs:  good company is good for your mental, emotional, and physical health. It’s one big reason why socialization for seniors is so important. At New Perspective, our vibrant welcoming communities and team

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5 Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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The winter months are a great time to get together with family, spend time out in the snow, and participate in various holiday activities. That being said, it can also be a tricky time for the elderly to get around safely. Don’t fret – we’ve come up with a few ideas to keep everyone safe and happy this holiday season. Avoid

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Understanding the Most Common Types of Dementia

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As a syndrome that causes memory loss due to severe changes in the brain, Dementia is heartbreaking for everyone involved. If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, their thinking and behavior can also be affected. Various treatments, such as medications and therapies, can help ease the symptoms of dementia. Depending on the type of dementia, your loved one’s

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U.S. News & World Report Spotlight: Prior Lake

New Perspective Prior Lake is one of the 12 New Perspective locations featured in U.S. News and World Report’s list of the best senior living communities in the country. We couldn’t agree more! Let’s dive into why this is such a standout place to call home! Prior Lake is the perfect place for those who want to spend their golden

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U.S. News & World Report Spotlight: New Perspective Twin Ports

We’re taking time to highlight several New Perspective locations across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois named to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 list of the nation’s best senior living communities. This award showcases the important work our people do each day to create communities where older adults Live Life on Purpose®. In this blog, you’ll learn more about our New

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