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

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Families & Caregivers

May 06, 2019

8 Tips When Touring an Austin Senior Community on a ...

If you’ve been recruited to help a friend or family member find top retirement living in Austin’s best neighborhoods, these tips are everything you need to do the job justice. #1 – Know What They Want in Advance Spend time [...]

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Families & Caregivers

May 06, 2019

How Best to Communicate with a Loved one in Memory ...

When your loved one is suffering from dementia, you are often struggling alongside him or her, learning how to cope with role reversal and how to communicate lovingly and effectively. Changing your communication style is necessary to maintain positive communication, [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Mar 14, 2019

The Onset of Alzheimer’s and How to Talk About it ...

When a senior loved one begins to show symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, it can leave families feeling worried, confused and downright overwhelmed. Even for spouses and adult children who sense that the diagnosis is eminent, having it confirmed [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Feb 26, 2019

5 Common Questions Families Have About Independent Living in Eugene, ...

When searching for the right senior living community, you’ll struggle to find a location that is more suited to active senior living than Eugene, OR. Located right on the Willamette River with a myriad of indoor and outdoor attractions, independent [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Jan 02, 2019

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

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

Jan 01, 2019

How caregivers can let go of the burden of guilt ...

You’ve always been a woman of your word. So, when you told your mother you’d take care of her when she grew old, you meant it. But, now, your words are coming back to haunt you. If truth be told, [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Dec 20, 2018

How To Help Your Elderly Loved One Keep Socially Connected. ...

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. [...]

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Families & Caregivers

Dec 10, 2018

Simple Tips And Tricks To Ease The Angst Of Financial ...

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. [...]

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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 ...

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 [...]