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Celebrate the seasons of life

Author: Jeremy Ashburn

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Ways to Enjoy Seasonal Summer Fruit

Our chefs and dining staff at Silverbell Homestead make great efforts to purchase seasonal fruit, and local vegetables, so that residents can receive a wide variety of fruits and vegetables on a monthly basis. It’s all a part of our dedication to the well-being and health of our residents.

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What is Aqua Therapy for Seniors?

Regular exercise is essential for aging well. According to experts, people should design weekly routines that mix stretching, weight training, and cardiovascular workouts. Aqua therapy is one type of exercise that incorporates all three of those. But what is aqua therapy, and is it good for seniors?

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How to Talk to Senior Loved Ones About the Future

Talking about the future can be tremendously thrilling at various times in our lives. We fantasize about the experiences we’ll have, the house we’ll live in, the possible companion, and the children we might be fortunate enough to have. But as we age, anticipating the future might become both a little less thrilling and a little more stressful for the person and their loved ones.

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What Is the Aid and Attendance Benefit for Veterans?

When it comes to paying for senior care, many seniors don’t know about the various financial choices available to them. There is a range of initiatives meant to make senior care more affordable, ranging from life settlement funds to bridging loans. Veterans and their surviving spouses have a benefit that is often ignored. It is known as the Aid and Attendance for Veterans Benefit and is part of the Pension with Aid and Attendance Benefit.

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The Benefits of Having Senior Transportation

You’ve always been proud of your ability to get yourself to the supermarket and go run errands. But for aging loved ones, things change, and it becomes more difficult to get things done without transportation. It’s critical to find new ways to get your loved ones around so they can stay independent longer and keep on the move. Perhaps they’ve given up your car keys and begun relying on family members to drive them to appointments. That could feel as though they’re losing their freedom, but it doesn’t have to be the case with senior transportation options.

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Staying Active in Senior Living Communities Has Life-Changing Benefits

Every year, a large number of us, regardless of age, make the same New Year’s resolution: to be more “active.” Though it frequently refers to physical activity, being “active” encompasses more than that. Volunteering, drawing, or even meeting up with friends for happy hour on a regular basis are all examples of an “active” lifestyle.

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When Is It Time for Assisted Living?

You may find yourself taking on the position of family caretaker as you become older. This role may start out simple, such as providing rides to and from appointments, but it has the potential to grow as your loved one’s needs change. At the end of the day, most families simply want their elderly loved ones to be happy, well, and safe. However, if the circumstances of that loved one change, caretakers may wonder if this is the best option.

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How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

If you’re an older adult, you’ve probably had to learn how to cope with the loss of a loved one. ┬áIt could be a parent’s death, a spouse’s death, or the death of a close friend. Graduations, honeymoons, and nights full of joy and laughter all left an everlasting stamp on your life, and their loss can cause deep anguish, despair, and loneliness. The people you spend your time with give your life meaning. It can be considerably more difficult to locate without them.

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Spring Activities for Seniors

Spring, is a happy time and a hopeful season. A perfect opportunity to start finding spring activities for seniors, to enjoy with the aging loved one in your life. The smell in the spring air inspires you to rejoice. Who deserves joy and celebration more than that particular senior in your life? You both deserve some relief after a long and exhausting winter.

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Paying for Assisted Living by Selling Your Home

It is a fact that the market for homes has been booming, which makes paying for assisted living by selling your home, a smart financial move. The average home price up to now this year, according to the National Association of Realtors, is 15.8%, and demand continues at an excessive rate while supply can’t keep up, which means more money in your spending budget, so you can enjoy life as an active senior with higher expectations.

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