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Health & Aging | Personal Care/Assisted Living

How to Access Assisted Living for Your Spouse Without Moving Apart

By: Kristin Hambleton
August 16th, 2019

You may be in a situation where someone you care about, may that be a spouse, parent, relative, or friend, is struggling to care for themselves. Perhaps you realize living at home is not the ideal situation for your senior loved one, but you aren't sure how to start the conversation about seeking out a senior living community. If you feel like you can relate to the circumstance outlined above, you're in luck. In this article, we'll cover how to address this often touchy subject and give you tips on navigating the process.

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Caregiver Support | Personal Care/Assisted Living

How Do I Minimize Mom’s Wandering?

By: Annabelle Short
July 23rd, 2019

When my mom got diagnosed with dementia, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect when her condition got worse. In the beginning things weren’t so bad, but over time it’s gotten a lot more serious. I knew she was really declining about a year ago, when she got lost for the first time.

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Personal Care/Assisted Living

5 Things You Should Know About Personal Care

By: Leslie Winnick
July 18th, 2019

Personal care homes provide seniors with professional assistance when needed and a way to enjoy an active lifestyle. Most personal care and assisted living communities offer meals, housekeeping and transportation services, assistance with the activities of daily living, security and 24/7 on-call assistance. Personal care homes provide the opportunity for companionship for those seniors who would rather not live alone and often host activities in a group setting to promote socialization.

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Personal Care/Assisted Living | Affordable Senior Housing | CCRC | Senior Apartments

What Makes Lehigh Valley an Ideal Place for Retirement Communities?

By: Emily Shoemake
May 9th, 2019

Many seniors are looking for a relaxing, yet active place to retire. You want to ensure that the community and the senior living option you choose still affords you the opportunity to get out and try new things. If you’re looking for a place to retire that offers enough amenities to keep you busy, the Lehigh Valley, PA area is the perfect spot.

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Personal Care/Assisted Living

Your Options for Personal Care in Pennsylvania

By: Stephen Juliano
August 31st, 2017

Searching for the right senior living community for your loved one can be difficult, especially if you’ve suddenly found yourself in the position to make the decision or if you’re just starting your search. There are a lot of terms thrown around for each type of care or service offered at different communities, and they can get confusing. But there’s one term you’ve probably come across a few times that tends to be more confusing than others: Personal Care.

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