Archive for August, 2013

Choosing Independent Living

Independent living is the preferred type of senior housing for retirees who don’t want to live in their own home and want the socialization of senior housing, but don’t need constant medical attention. Seniors who can live in independent living should fit certain criteria, such as being able to perform activities of daily living on …

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How to Get Home Health Care

Home health care isn’t for everyone and you have to fit certain criteria before becoming eligible for it. However for those that are eligible, it can be a great advantage over a nursing home or continued care retirement facility. By getting home health care, you will be able to receive full or part time care …

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Monitoring Devices in In-Home Senior Care

As can be expected, there are many seniors that naturally dread the idea of having to live in a nursing home when they are older. Most would rather have the option of staying at home with their family and loved ones instead of being in a nursing care home with seniors and various strangers. However, …

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The Difference between Senior Living Communities and Assisted Living

The Difference Between Senior Living Communities and Assisted Living
Although senior living communities and assisted living homes are often used interchangeably, they provide two separate and distinct services. They are commonly confused because they offer similar resources and results. In some ways, assisted living can also be considered a form of senior living. However, these two …

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