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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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Studies Show Seniors Still Have Plenty of “It” Left in the Tank

Seniors have gotten a bad rap for having low sex drives, even being relegated to the realm of fictitious figures. But study after study has shown that not only do seniors enjoy healthy sex lives well into their golden years, but talking about it makes everything better.
Healthy Numbers
Last month, …

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What Do Seniors Want in an Apartment?

Maintaining independence is one of the most important things for seniors, with many of them wanting to stay in their own homes. But if that’s not possible, then looking into an apartment that caters to seniors can be the next-best option. Here’s what to look for.
Location
Seniors tend to be less mobile than their younger counterparts, …

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Top Issues Currently Affecting Seniors

In separate pieces, the United States government and National Council on Aging published information on the most common issues that affect seniors.
 
Health
The U.S. government, on Nov. 12, 2013, updated their list of …

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