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Featured Resident: Joan F.

About Me Featured Resident: Joan F. Former Occupation: Housekeeper Greatest Achievement: Just being kind to people. Dream Vacation: Hawaii What I love about the Heritage: “Everything. I love the crafts and activities. The staff is friendly. Everyone is helpful. .” ~Joan My Favorites Food: Cheesecake Hobby: Crafts Drink: Cheesecake Season: Fall Sport: Baseball Holiday: Halloween…

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Featured Resident: Karen B.

About Me Featured Resident: Karen B. Former Occupation: Housekeeper, Dishwasher Greatest Achievement: Winning for the trophy for the 50 Yard Spring in the Handicap Olympics. Dream Vacation: Nashville, Tennessee What I love about the Heritage: “It’s a great place to live and I’m proud to call it my home. I enjoy being here with all…

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4 Social Opportunities for Seniors

As individuals age, maintaining an active social life becomes increasingly important when it comes to maintaining overall well-being. For seniors, engaging in social activities not only provides ample opportunities for meaningful connections and companionship, but also contributes to mental, emotional, and physical health. Let’s explore a variety of group activities that seniors can take part…

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Caring for a Loved One When You Have a Busy Life

Providing care for someone you love can be a deeply rewarding experience, but it comes with its own set of challenges, especially when you’re juggling a busy life. Finding balance between caring for your loved one and managing your life’s other obligations can feel incredibly overwhelming at times, but with some strategic planning and careful…

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How to Encourage Your Loved One to Take Their Medications

Taking care of a loved one presents its own set of challenges, and one common issue occurs when the person under your care refuses to take his or her medications. Many caregivers find themselves struggling with this component of care, so if this is familiar to you, you’re not alone. Here are several tips you…

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Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver

Being a caregiver can become exhausting, and many times, caregivers spend so much time providing for others that they forget to take care of themselves. Self-care is essential when it comes to preventing caregiver burnout, so if you’re currently providing care for a loved one, here are a few ways you can also take care…

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6 Foods That Benefit Heart Health

In the quest for a healthy heart, the choices we make in the kitchen can play a pivotal role. Incorporating the right foods into our diet can fortify our cardiovascular system and guard against heart disease. Let’s take a look at six foods that benefit heart health. Almonds Almonds are a good source of monounsaturated…

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5 Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

As we age, maintaining an active lifestyle becomes increasingly crucial for overall health and well-being. However, for seniors, high-impact exercises may not always be the best option. That’s where low-impact exercises come into play. These gentle yet effective forms of physical activity not only help build strength and flexibility but also promote mental clarity and…

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Is It Time to Stop Driving? How to Broach the Topic

Driving is a privilege, one that many of us don’t pay a lot of mind to until something changes. If you have noticed that your loved one can’t drive as well as they used to, you might be concerned. Whether your parent has made a couple of minor mistakes or they’ve become a significant risk…

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3 Ways a Pet Can Benefit Your Loved One

It’s natural to worry about an aging loved one, whether you live in the same home or you’re hours away. As a caring family member, you often do your best to spend time with the person you care about. However, that doesn’t often stop the worry you feel when you’re apart. For this reason among…

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Splitting Caregiving Costs Between Family Members

Deciding that your parent, parents, or other senior loved one requires professional care can be a stressful realization for your family. Quality senior care is not cheap and for many families, one individual can’t take on the financial burden alone. If you have siblings and you’re all planning to split your loved one’s care costs,…

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Activities of Daily Living for Seniors

What Are ADLs? If you’re looking into any form of care for your senior loved one, you’ve probably heard the term “ADLs.” ADL is an abbreviation for “activities of daily living,” which healthcare providers use to describe the components of daily self-care or assistive care. These activities are essential for maintaining an individual’s physical and…

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