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The Differences Between Dementia and Normal Forgetfulness

The Differences Between Dementia and Normal Forgetfulness Forgetfulness is a standard part of getting older and sometimes can be mistaken for dementia. Below, we have listed some of the most common differences between normal aging and dementia.   Signs of normal aging include: Transience or absentmindedness: Transience means forgetting old memories over time. This also…

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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month We’d say that most people are familiar with the term Alzheimer’s, but would venture to guess not many know a lot about it beyond the name. Since November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month, we’re providing you with some of the basics. Currently, there is no cure. Alzheimer’s…

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Breaking Down the Cost: Why Assisted Living is Affordable

Breaking Down the Cost: Why Assisted Living IS Affordable One misconception about assisted living communities is that it is only for the wealthy. However, what most people don’t realize is that many communities are a cost-effective option for senior housing. Let’s break this down. If you are a homeowner, odds are you pay for the…

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Benefits of Moving into an Assisted Living Facility

Benefits of Moving into an Assisted Living Facility New opportunities for social connections and friends In an Assisted Living community, seniors are encouraged by staff and fellow residents to join in on daily activities! Not only does this promote an active lifestyle, but it also is a way to form bonds with others who are…

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4 Downsizing Tips for Assisted Living Residents

4 Downsizing Tips for Assisted Living Residents Transitioning into an assisted living community can be an exciting new chapter of your life that comes with many positive benefits. Finally, the stresses of homeownership are gone, and you can sit back, relax, and let someone else take the reins. One thing that isn’t so fun, however,…

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