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Love and Letting Go

Some of the most difficult conversations we have to have are with the people we love the most. For many people, one of these conversations is encouraging a aging parent to move into a retirement community or assisted living facility. How do you tell a person who cared for you that now he or she is the [...]
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Thanksgiving story: Coaxing memories out of the fog of dementia

Mental Health / Alzheimer's : Alzheimer's Reading Room (35 minutes ago)

Thanksgiving is often a difficult time for persons living with dementia and their families. Does it have to be this way? By Alzheimer's Reading Room Caring for a loved one with dementia “is really all about communication,” says Anne... Read Post

10 Ways to Know if Your Aging Parent Needs to Move to Assisted Living

Health / Aging : The Boomer Chronicles (6 years ago)

I have some friends and relatives who are caring for their aging parents, and one of the most difficult issues is figuring out if he or she needs assistance at home or even needs to move to an assisted living situation. Here is a li... Read Post

Caring For Plants Increases Quality Of Life For Retirement Community Residents

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

As the U.S. population ages, the number of citizens moving from their own homes to assisted living or long-term-care facilities is increasing dramatically. These numbers are expected to continue rising. By 2030, the population aged ... Read Post

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