What are Half Backs?
When it comes to choosing a retirement location, Florida may be at the top of the list. With over 19% of the state population being over 65 years old, Florida is an obvious choice for retirement. With its white sandy beaches, world-class health care, and unparalleled senior services, there’s certainly a lot to love about...
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Sleep Tips for Sundowner's Syndrome
Sundowner’s Syndrome is often seen among people in mid to late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia. Characterized by confusion and disorientation around sunset, sundowning can create a cycle of stress and disruptive behaviors leading to less sleep for both caregivers and people living with the disease. Sundowning Syndrome and Dementia While...
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9 Reasons to Retire in Maryland
Maryland may be one of the smallest states in America, but it packs a lot to offer retirees. From the mountains in the west, to Atlantic Ocean beaches on the west, and rolling hills in between, Maryland offers retirees more options than nearly any other state. Benefits of Retiring in Maryland 1. Nearly 4,000 miles...
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Markham House Resident Empowers Women
Markham House, we encourage residents to make meaningful contributions to the world around them – whether it be investing in the senior living community itself, or getting involved in the larger local community. Meet Jewel Lansing, a Markham House resident who does both – and does it all well. Inspiring Women in Public Service Jewel...
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Senior Living Job Fair
We are a company committed to our people – our employees, our residents, our families. We work hard and we play harder. We believe in making a difference for our residents and we find the work fulfilling and fun. Interested in joining our team? Stop by our Portland Job Fair on June 14 from 2:00...
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Your Ultimate Guide to Memory Care
When you are the primary caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s and dementia, it can be hard to turn the reins over to a memory care community. You know your loved one’s routine, needs, and desires better than your own. However, as dementia progresses, memory care can become a necessity for many caregivers and people living...
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The Caregiver's Guide to Sundowner's Syndrome
Sundowner’s Syndrome affects people in the mid to late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, often bringing distress in the evening hours to both patient and caregiver alike. Learn more about Sundowner’s Syndrome in dementia, why it occurs, signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to alleviate its symptoms in your...
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How to Cope with Difficult Dementia Behaviors
While one of the main symptoms of dementia is memory loss, dementia is more than forgetfulness. Dementia caregivers know all too well that dementia brings with it a number of other symptoms and side effects that can make caregiving a difficult journey. Take a closer look at what some of these symptoms are and how...
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Regaining Independence in Assisted Living at Fairwinds - Sand Creek
Making the move from home to assisted living can be daunting. However, when done well, assisted living can actually improve mobility, fitness, and independence – even enhancing the quality of life for residents in a safe and effective way. Learn more about how assisted living can bring greater independence like it did for Faye, a...
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