Emergency Planning for Caregivers
10,000 people turn 65 each day in the United States. For the first time in American history, there are more than 50 million seniors and many of these seniors are providing unpaid care for a senior loved one or aging parent. In fact, many caregivers are facing their own personal health concerns while caring for...
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Adaptive Driving Aids for Seniors
There’s no doubt that the ability to drive represents independence and freedom. We want our senior loved ones to stay as independent as possible while ensuring their safety, but age can make driving more difficult. Arthritis can make gripping the steering wheel painful, medical conditions can affect the nerves in the feet and legs, and...
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Best Apps for Seniors
Technology has placed texting, emailing, games, and access to medical information right at our fingertips and seniors are taking full advantage of the benefits of a smartphone. Smartphone usage has surged among seniors with over half of adults between the ages of 50 to 64 and 42% of seniors over the age of 65 owning...
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Quitting Smoking for Seniors
It may be surprising for some seniors to learn that it does not matter how old you are, or how long you have been smoking, quitting at any time can drastically improve your health. When a senior quits smoking, it can increase longevity, improve breathing, increase energy, and even have a positive impact on financial...
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Celebrating Mother's Day in Senior Living
There’s no one like Mom and Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show her how much you appreciate her. The best way to do that is by spending time together. If you’re looking for meaningful ways to celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day here are six ways to spend the day together, making memories, having...
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Transitional Stays at The Landing of Collegeville
The Landing of Collegeville is excited to announce our new transitional stay option! At The Landing of Collegeville, we are all about giving residents a choice. Our personal care and memory care plans are highly customized and personalized to fit the unique needs of each and every resident. We offer a la carte services so...
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Heritage Estates Resident Reflects on 103 Years
Heritage Estates Resident Gwen Hallstrom, 103, was born on December 21, 1915. Her life has taken her all over the world, and she has witnessed history firsthand. Living a life filled with purpose, service, and fun, Gwen is an inspiration to all of us at Heritage Estates. An Eyewitness to World History Gwen grew up...
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Celebrating Easter at Canfield Place
At Canfield Place, we believe in celebration. We celebrate our residents, our staff, and our community in a way that is fun, engaging, and empowering. Learn more about how Canfield Place celebrated Easter with residents, staff, and a local Girl Scout Troupe. To celebrate Easter, Canfield Place hosted an Easter Egg Hunt and celebration for...
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Understanding Grief in Seniors
With age comes an abundance of change. From moving away from family homes or coping with a terminal diagnosis to the loss of loved ones, the changes that come with age can be jarring and bring about seasons of grief. Learn more about the important differences between depression and grief, the stages of grief, and...
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