Family & Caregivers

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye Jimi Hendrix

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Families & Caregivers

Jan 02, 2019

Five Simple Tips to Take the Stress Out of Long-Distance Caregiving

Have you been troubled since your last trip home to visit mom and dad? When, say, it dawned on you that your father was increasingly unsteady on his feet or that your mother could no longer shop alone. Although the [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Dec 20, 2018

How To Help Your Elderly Loved One Keep Socially Connected. Growing Old Doesn’t Have To Mean Growing Lonely

Ah, loneliness, an emotion so painful the very thought of it may make you squirm. Nevertheless, when you are a caregiver of an elderly loved one, it’s one condition you may have to look square in the eye. The fact [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Dec 10, 2018

Simple Tips And Tricks To Ease The Angst Of Financial Caregiving

Does the idea of dealing with mom and dad’s finances send you into spasms of anxiety? Afterall, financial caregiving is a delicate undertaking, especially if your parents are private about their affairs and fiercely independent. Luckily, for you, we’ve come [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Nov 30, 2018

Five Golden Ways To Keep Your Holidays From Being Grinched

Faster than Santa’s Sleigh, the holidays are upon us in all their glory. Along with tidings of good will and merry-making, this time of year can also bring sadness to seniors who are no longer able to celebrate as they [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Oct 29, 2018

Like A Relentless Zombie, Sunshine Halloween Celebrations Are Back For More Thrills And Chills

We may not have any skeletons in our closet. Or bats in our belfry. Come to think of it, we may not even have a belfry. But what Sunshine Retirement Communities do have this October are more tricks and treats [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Sep 07, 2018

Sunshine Communities Put The “Grand” In “National Grandparents Day”

Last month, we told you all about National Senior Citizens Day – a date set aside to recognize the elder states-people of our country – and how we were celebrating at various Sunshine communities. Today, we’re approaching another significant date [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Jul 27, 2018

Helpful Thoughts For When It’s Time For A Memory Care Facility

If you visited these pages last week, you may have read our exploration of the signs and symptoms to look for when a parent or loved one is beginning to suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. This week, in part [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Jun 15, 2018

Sunshine Fathers Are Definitely Not Fit To Be Tied

It should come as no surprise that both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are celebrated in a big way at Sunshine Retirement communities. Just like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas, we go all out to make sure that family members of [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Mar 05, 2018

What To Do When You Are The Official Destination For “Spring Break 2018”

March may be roaring in like a lion in your neck of the woods. But with the Olympics behind us and Daylight Savings Time just ahead, the words “Spring Break” will soon be on everyone’s lips. While that conjures up [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Jan 26, 2018

Sunshine Sheds Light On The Often-Cloudy Picture Of Senior Living

Whether it’s you or your parents who are emerging into the senior years, the decision to make a change in living situation can be quite a quandary. Should you consider downsizing into a condo, townhome or apartment? Or Is it [...]