5 Tips for Celebrating Holidays in Assisted Living

You know it’s time for Mom or Dad to move to assisted living, but you really want to celebrate one more holiday at home. It sounds nice, but what happens when Mom accidentally leaves the stove on....

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3 Reasons to Move to Assisted Living Before Winter Hits

Winters in the northeast are brutal: It’s cold out. You don’t feel like doing anything. Pipes freeze. Black ice kills.

You might think that putting off the move to assisted living until after....

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How Assisted Living Gave Me My Life Back

For many people, moving to assisted living doesn’t feel like any other move. With it — they imagine — comes a loss of privacy, control, independence, and comfort. But the best assisted living....

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I’m Not Ready Yet

So you don’t keep the house as clean as you used to when your kids were all living at home, and sometimes you warm up a frozen dinner instead of cooking a balanced meal.

Now all of a sudden,....

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