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How Music Therapy Supports Seniors at Bethany Village

We’re all probably familiar with how music can affect our mood, making us feel happy, relaxed or more energized, and even remind us of a loved one, depending on the tune. When it comes to health care settings, specialists, called music therapists, use this healing power of music to help those in their care. What […]

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Why Senior Apartments Are a Smart Choice

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Senior living can be enriching and full of life. Apartments designed for seniors allow for independent living within a supportive community of fast friends and staff. There may be a lot of misconceptions about whether senior living is the best choice, but senior apartments can help you alleviate stress, focus on the things you enjoy, […]

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Choosing Assisted Living: 5 Questions Your Family Should Ask

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If you’re concerned about the safety of your parent living alone, or if your parent requires more daily assistance than you can provide, it may be wise to begin looking at an assisted living community. In assisted living, residents live independently but receive assistance with daily activities such as medication management, grooming, bathing, and getting dressed. […]

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Transitioning to Assisted Living: What to Expect

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Choosing to move into assisted living is a life-changing decision. The transition extends from the initial conversation to well after move-in is complete. It’s an exciting and transformative time in a senior’s life to get acquainted with assisted living. Assisted living at Bethany Village is a fulfilling next step when independent living is becoming too […]

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Staying in your home or moving to a senior community? Pros & Cons

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As you age, there are important decisions to make surrounding your lifestyle. Whether you decide to stay in your home or move into a senior living community, it’s essential that you understand the pros and cons of each option so you can be confident with whatever decision you choose. We’ll discuss how each option impacts […]

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Long-Distance Caregiving for Aging Parents: How to Plan for the Future Together

Caring for an aging parent or loved one can be challenging, but it’s even more difficult when you live in another city or state. According to the National Institute on Aging, if you live more than an hour away from a person who needs your care, you’re a long distance caregiver. Like local caregivers, long-distance […]

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What’s the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

It’s a common question: What’s the difference between independent living and assisted living? While these two types of senior living may sound similar, there are some key differences to note. If you’re beginning to search for the right senior living option for yourself or a loved one, understanding the basics of independent and assisted living […]

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6 Practical Tips to Help Aging Parents Downsize & Declutter

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6 Practical Tips to Assist Your Aging Parents with Downsizing & Decluttering As your parents age, sometimes they can require some extra care or assistance. Your help can take many forms, from helping and supporting them in downsizing and transitioning into a new community to assisting them with getting organized and decluttering their space. Let’s […]

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