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U.S. News & World Report Spotlight: New Perspective in Silvis, IL

New Perspective Silvis, IL

We’re continuing to celebrate ten New Perspective locations across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois that were named to U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 list of the nation’s best senior living communities. This honor is a testament to the dedication of the teams at these locations and our caring staff companywide who put our residents first each day. Over the next

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4 Benefits of Senior Assisted Living vs. Staying at Home

As your loved one ages, even simple tasks can become challenging. From getting around the house safely to remembering to take medication, there’s a lot to worry about when it comes to your parent getting older and living alone. How do you decide when living at home is no longer an option? And what alternative living options are best suited

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At What Point Do Dementia Patients Need 24 Hour Care?

Caring for a loved one with dementia is no easy feat, and only becomes more difficult and emotionally-taxing as their disease progresses. At a certain point, the right decision to make for yourself and your loved one’s wellbeing is to get them professional 24-hour care. But when is the right time to make that decision? At what point do dementia

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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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Bickford, Merrill Gardens, New Perspective Leaders Envision ‘Transformational Change’ for Senior Living Industry

Leaders of Bickford Senior Living, Merrill Gardens and New Perspective agree: the senior living industry is in need of “transformational change” in the years to come. Looking across the senior living industry today, they see many opportunities for change, from solving workforce challenges to finding new and better ways to care for residents amid the challenges of the pandemic. And

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Senior Living is Still Searching for Answers to Worker Shortage, Says C-Suite Panel at Argentum Conference

MINNEAPOLIS — The worker shortage situation in seniors housing has improved marginally in recent months, but remains a “crisis,” said Tana Gall, president of Seattle-based Merrill Gardens, an owner-operator with a portfolio of 72 communities across 20 states. The veteran executive urged the industry to leave no stone unturned in its quest to find new employees, but discouraged the practice

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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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