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6 Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving with Senior Loved Ones

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Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and we’re all looking forward to enjoying great food, time-honored traditions, and sharing time with loved ones near and far. Whether you’re visiting an older loved one in a senior living community or hosting a gathering at home, you might be wondering how to make this year’s celebration extra special for […]

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Top Questions to Ask When Researching Assisted Living

When living alone is no longer the best option for your parent or older loved one, it may be time to consider the benefits of moving to an assisted living community. Today’s assisted living communities are designed with safety and comfort in mind, providing older adults with the extra daily assistance and support they need […]

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What to Ask When Touring Independent Living Communities

More and more retirees are choosing to downsize from their larger homes to independent living communities, which allow them to live in a place that meets their needs while maximizing their independence. While there are many advantages to moving to independent living, here are some of the top reasons retirees are deciding to move to […]

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Ask an Expert: Easing the Transition to Independent Living

Moving can be difficult at any stage of life, but it can be particularly daunting for older adults who have lived in the same home for many years. The emotional side of downsizing from a longtime home can keep older adults from moving to a smaller, easier-to-manage home that supports their ideal retirement lifestyle. Additionally, […]

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When Home Care Isn’t Enough: Understanding Senior Living Options for Your Parent

According to the National Institute on Aging, America’s 65-and-over population is expected to grow dramatically over the next few decades, rising from 48 million to 88 million by the year 2050. With the aging population increasing faster than ever before, more and more senior living options are now available to meet the needs of older […]

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How to Help Your Parents Downsize and Declutter

If your older parents are moving from the family home to an easier-to-maintain apartment or smaller home in a retirement community, you may be tasked with helping them downsize and declutter. Downsizing is often a complicated and emotional process, especially for those who have lived in their home for many years. Fortunately, there are simple […]

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4 Ways Senior Communities Can Provide Support

It is human nature to seek the support of a community, especially as we grow older. In fact, strong social ties are vital to our physical and emotional wellbeing. The good news is that creating and maintaining relationships is easy in a senior community. Here are some of the ways senior communities can provide a […]

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How to Have Conversations with your Parents About Independent Living

Talking to your parents about moving from their longtime home to an independent living facility can be stressful and emotional for everyone involved. Older adults may resist the transition because they feel they will lose their freedom. Likewise, adult children may be reluctant to bring up the topic because they fear their parents’ reaction. However, […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors…and Adult Children

Are you retired and looking to make a move to a senior living community like Bethany Village? Maybe you’re an adult child and you are planning for both your parent and yourself. As we get ready to usher in a new year, give yourself some time to reflect on the past…and what you would like […]

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