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New Bill Would Allow Retirement Communities To Get Liquor Licenses

You retirement plans may have just gotten quite a bit more fun. Eventually all soon-to-be or current retirees must assess their future and decide if they want to spend their twilight years in a retirement community. Of course these communities have their own set of standards and rules which you might fear will cramp your …

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3 Great Summer Activities You Should Request Your Assisted Living Facility to Provide

Assisted living facilities usually have a roster of activities in place for their residents, tailored to fit the needs of the lowest- and highest-functioning ones so everyone can enjoy them. There’s also usually a division of activities so residents of differing abilities can enjoy them separately, too. However, a calendar of activities tends to be …

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How Do Nursing Homes Get Rated?

The U.S. News has ranked the best nursing homes in the country for this year, but the search for a good home tends to be a subjective one. What works for one person may be totally off base for another, while a third senior yet may be looking for something entirely different. To that extent, …

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What to Expect—and Not Expect—at Assisted Living Facilities

The term “assisted living facility” may not be as familiar as “nursing home” or “retirement home”, but they’re becoming a popular choice as seniors live longer and still want to retain independence.
What is an Assisted Living Facility?

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are places for seniors who need aid with day-to-day activities like showering and dressing, but …

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