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Posted in A Career With Purpose on March 27, 2020

Come grow your career with New Perspective. Many people have been left unemployed due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. We want to help by finding the right opportunity for you in one of our many communities across Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Illinois. Learn more from Pam Engle, New Perspective's SVP, People & Administration in this FOX 9 interview.            

Speaking with your loved ones about care options

Posted in Caregiving on November 26, 2019

Talking to Aging Parents About Options from ASHA on Vimeo. "Most older people don't want to live with their kids. They don't want to be asked because they don't want to have to say no." Dick Edwards, Retired Mayo Clinic Eldercare Specialist and author of "Mom, Dad... Can We Talk?". Talking with your loved ones about care options can be challenging, but it's a conversation that needs to be had. This video from the American Read More »

Finding your fit in senior living

Posted in Senior Living 101 on November 26, 2019

Choices of where to live from ASHA on Vimeo. Noticing that your aging loved one may need more assistance than you realized? These testimonials from the American Seniors Housing Association show the amazing impact that assisted living has had on these seniors. From little things like taking out the trash to larger help like care for those with cognitive challenges, New Perspective has options for everyone. We believe in whole-person well-being at every care level, Read More »

New Perspective Wisconsin Community Opens Rental Office

Posted in New Communities on November 19, 2019

FRANKLIN, Wis.—With the Spring 2020 opening of New Perspective-Franklin in sight, the rental office is now open. The office features interactive displays, including a virtual tour. “The opening of our rental office is a great way for people to learn more about us and reserve their apartment,” said New Perspective president Chris Hyatt. New Perspective-Franklin is a multi-story building for older adults being built on six acres at 7220 Ballpark Drive South—next to the Milwaukee Read More »

5 Sources Older Americans Use to Pay for Senior Living

Posted in Senior Living 101 on November 5, 2019

Ask any older American and it is a question that is on their mind.  If I need it, how do I pay for senior living and/or long-term care? We take a look at 5 options for doing just that. Private Funds Government Programs Long-Term Care Insurance Veteran's Benefits - Aid and Attendance Life Settlements Private Funds Fact is, most people pay for independent living and assisted living with private funds. They may use personal savings, Read More »

How do I start planning my move?

Posted in Senior Living 101 on October 29, 2019

As you begin to prepare for your move to a senior living community, there are several ways to make this a smoother transition for you and your family. One thing is certain – it’s never too early to start the downsizing process. If you’re moving from a home to an independent living apartment or assisted living space, it’s likely you will need to make decisions about what to bring with you. While some older adults Read More »

Anything Can Be Found on USA.GOV

Posted in Caregiving, Senior Living 101 on October 3, 2019

So that may be a little bit of a stretch – I’m not sure my mom’s chocolate chip recipe is on there.  Nor is the video of my granddaughter’s kindergarten school play.  But nearly everything else is truly there. A public clearinghouse of information, this website searches federal, state and local government websites to bring you official information on a nearly uncountable number of topics.  As an added plus – there are no advertisements! Want Read More »

The Power of Touch

Posted in Health & Wellness on October 2, 2019

Whether we are a newborn infant, a petulant teenager, an overwhelmed new mother or an aging senior citizen, the power of touch can produce miraculous results. With a simple touch, we can express love, support, gratitude, sympathy, and trust. A simple gesture of holding hands, patting shoulders and giving hugs can make all the difference in the world.  Sight can be shut off by closing our eyes, we can plug our ears to block out Read More »

Making Good Diet Choices

Posted in Health & Wellness, Lifestyle on October 2, 2019

With all the diet and nutritional ads in the media these days, it’s difficult to know just exactly what you should and should not be eating to stay healthy.  Lining the grocery shelves are labels screaming gluten free, diary free, nut free, soy free, grain free …  all touting their individual benefits.  Just how do you decide what is right for you? The National Council on Aging has some great advice for maintaining a nutritious Read More »

Finding New Hobbies

Posted in Health & Wellness, Lifestyle on October 2, 2019

Any parent of a child who is stuck indoors during a rainy day knows the continual complaint “what’s there to do!” For those of us who enjoy crafty hobbies, we are equally as familiar with the pleads from our family and friends – “please, no more doilies!”  While the joy of exploring our hobbies can sometimes last a lifetime, there are often stages of our life where we search for new ideas and new adventures. Read More »

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