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Comparing the Cost and Value of Assisted Living with Care at Home

When considering assisted living costs in your search for care, it’s important to see how the expenses differ if you or your loved one remains at home. Crunching the numbers may surprise you! Many people assume they can’t afford the monthly fees in an assisted living community, so it’s essential to break down what is […]

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Navigating the Guilt of Moving a Loved One to Assisted Living

Moving a loved one to assisted living can be an emotional journey for everyone involved. You may even feel guilty about this significant life change your loved one is going through. It’s important to acknowledge these feelings and find ways to overcome them. Find tips on navigating guilt in this blog from Golden Bell Senior

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7 Talking Tips for a Family Conversation About Assisted Living

Talking to an aging loved one about assisted living can be hard for a variety of reasons. Your loved one may be against leaving their home or having someone outside the family help them with daily tasks. The conversation can get emotional for all parties, but it’s important to talk through it together in a

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How Assisted Living Can Lead to Better Health Outcomes

Moving your loved one to an assisted living community can improve their life significantly – and yours. Assisted living communities provide the support seniors may require to live an independent life, free from the burdens of home ownership, cooking, and household tasks. Instead, assisted living residents can live an engaging, purposeful life again, and families

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Adult daughter helping her senior mother in assisted living lift weights.

6 Signs Your Parent May Need Assisted Living

Observing a parent’s health decline can be difficult. You may notice your parent or aging loved one struggle with bathing and dressing each day or even have a few close calls while driving. Sometimes, acknowledging these signs can be hard, and you may not realize how much your parent struggles with daily activities. In this

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Searching for Independent Living? Broward County Has Enhanced Senior Living

If you have your sights set on independent living in Broward County, Florida, it makes sense to widen the playing field. While those communities are well-suited for many seniors, other options can be better. Independent living allows seniors to maintain their freedom and join a community with helpful amenities. However, that might not be ideal

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Understanding the Cost of Long-Term Care

Understanding the Cost of Long-Term Care

Long-term care costs are increasing across the United States and aren’t expected to slow down. According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the cost of senior living and in-home care services has increased an average of 1.5 to 3.8 percent each year between 2004 and 2020. It’s important to know the costs when

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The Effects of Loneliness on the Mind & Body: How Seniors Can Overcome Potential Pitfalls

  The Effects of Loneliness on the Mind & Body:How Seniors Can Overcome Potential Pitfalls   Loneliness is a natural human emotion, one that most people have endured at some point in their lives, whether due to the loss of a spouse or a lack of social connection. But chronic loneliness—lasting week, months, or years—is

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Stress & Seniors: FAQ

What’s your trigger? Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their lives. The loss of a job, the death of a spouse, even joyous events such as getting married or having children can cause stress. The COVID-19 pandemic has surely amped up stress levels for millions of people. But at particular risk from the

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