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When Holiday Traditions Change: Navigating a New Season with Aging Parents

When the matriarch or patriarch of your family enters a new season of their lives, it can be challenging to keep holidays the way they were. Here are a few tips for how you can keep your holidays with family members special, even amidst change.
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Moving in the Midst of a Pandemic

Even with outside challenges, when it's time to move to a senior care facility, Danbury Senior Living is taking all the necessary precautions to keep you safe.
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Benefits of Villa Living

Experience for yourself the optimal living arrangements of villa life at Danbury Senior Living villas. With an array of amenities and hands-on care to your comfort level, we have the villa option that suits your next phase of life.
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Why Choose Danbury Senior Living? An Opportunity to Grow

At Danbury Senior Living, we're committed to employees who are committed to their career. Find ways to grow and expand your education and job status when you join the team at Danbury.
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Mediation Tips for Families Deciding

Making the decision to move yourself or a loved one into an assisted living community can be a tricky process, especially during a pandemic, but it can also be filled with excitement and hope. Here are tips for navigating these decisions with your family.
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Joy Indoors: Danbury Entertains in Isolation

Creating fun and inviting activities and a sense of family for our residents is part of the joy of working at Danbury Senior Living. Not only do our residents stay in touch with their families, but become part of our own.
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Saying Goodbye to the Homestead: Will I Regret Downsizing?

Moving is challenging and scary, especially when the move includes downsizing. Let these tips from Danbury Senior Living show you how to effectively make your downsize a more enjoyable process and ultimately the right choice for you.
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How to Stay Connected
When We Have to Stay Apart

At Danbury, relationships are important to us and we value our residents and their families. Stay connected with your loved ones at Danbury Senior Living during this tumultuous time by getting creative.
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Facing the Facts with a Challenging Parent

Let’s face it: There aren’t many parents who ever feel ready to make the move to a senior living community. Here are some tips to make that conversation easier.
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How to Support a Spouse with
Parkinson's Disease

Living with Parkinson's disease is possible for you and your spouse. Learn how you can manage and care for one another.
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What Kind of Work Is Right for Me?

There is a role for every personality type at Danbury Senior Living - discover the types of jobs best suited for your personality.
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Types of Jobs Serving Senior Living Communities

It takes community, collaboration, and care to make a truly exceptional senior living experience. Discover the ways you can contribute at Danbury Senior Living.
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New Year, New Career: Top 5 Reasons LPNs Jump to New Jobs

Is it time for you to jump to a better LPN job, one where you’re trusted, appreciated, and treated like family?
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How to Help Your Aging Parent from Out of State

If you plan ahead, gathering your parents’ important health and legal information and thoroughly researching the resources in their community, you’ll be a big help to your parents as they age, even if you live out of state.
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Rise through the Ranks: STNA to LPN to RN

The beauty of the healthcare profession is that you can start from the bottom and work your way to the top. Danbury Senior Living is a great place for getting on this path!
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Factors to Consider when Thinking about Relocating Closer to Your Children

Is relocating to be closer to adult children a smart choice? For some, yes, and for others, no. Consider the right factors and you’ll land on the answer that’s right for you.
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You're Invited to Check Out Your Future Home: North Ridgeville

Your new home could be in a brand new Danbury community in North Ridgeville. The convenient location, picturesque grounds, and resort-style amenities are sure to please!
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Opportunities Continue to Increase for LPNs and STNAs: Which Opportunities Are the Best?

The demand for LPNs and STNAs is growing, so they can afford to be choosy about where they work. Senior living communities are becoming the popular choice!
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5 Ways to Improve Communication with a Parent Who Has Dementia

Communicating with a parent who has dementia is hard and frustrating, for both of you! Here are tips for lessening your communication struggles.
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What Are Independent Living Communities?

Independent living communities are designed to help you keep your independence and "age in place" for as long as possible, and yet give you access to extra services when the time comes that you want them.
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Danbury Senior Living Announces the Opening of Danbury North Ridgeville

Early 2020 will bring the opening of a new Danbury Senior Living community—Danbury North Ridgeville.
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A Conversation Both You and Your Aging Parent Will Enjoy

Making the effort to plan fun and stimulating conversations with your aging parent is important. It will deepen your understanding, and it will enhance your parent’s physical and emotional health.
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Employee Spotlight: Colin Fansler

Colin Fansler explains how he’s found a home working at Danbury Parkside Village near Columbus, Ohio.
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The Hidden Benefits of Assisted Living

Wif, a resident of Danbury Wooster and his son, Jamie, help us to see some of the hidden benefits of the assisted living experience.
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Employee Spotlight: Sara Szink

Sara Szink shares the joys of her job as Life Enrichment Assistant at Danbury Sanctuary Grande in North Canton, Ohio. She loves interacting with residents, whether it’s during the activities that she’s helped to plan, or whether it’s during one-on-one time over coffee.
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Father and Son: A Lifetime Bond

Danbury Senior Living is celebrating fathers this month. Two of our residents and their sons talk about their rewarding times as father and son.
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Employee Spotlight: Elliot Ervin

Elliot Ervin, a cook and server at Danbury Senior Living in Massillon, Ohio,  shares the joys of his job. He loves helping the residents, and he enjoys Danbury’s down-to-earth, family-like atmosphere.
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Danbury Celebrates Mothers

Danbury Senior Living is celebrating mothers this month. Two of our residents and their daughters talk about special memories, lessons learned, and the things they enjoy doing together.
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Options for Downsizing after Retirement

After retirement, what will downsizing look like for you? Consider the options and make plans that best fit your needs. Simplifying your life and having more time to enjoy your favorite things may be easier than you think.
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Great Job Opportunities for Teens and Graduates This Summer

Teens and recent graduates can find great work experience and a strong community at Danbury as a Resident Companion or Dining Server. Learn more about opportunities opening this summer across Northern Ohio.
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What to Do When Siblings Won't Help an Aging Parent

Making decisions among siblings about how to meet the needs of an aging parent is hard. Danbury Senior Living shares ideas for handling some of the struggles that come when trying to share caregiving roles and responsibilities.
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Employee Spotlight: Doreen Jackson

LPNs at Danbury Senior Living get lots of opportunities to enjoy time with residents and their families. Doreen Jackson explains why she loves her LPN job at Danbury.
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Timeless Love

Danbury Senior Living is celebrating love stories this month. Read what four different resident couples have to say about their long-lasting marriages.
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Danbury Mentor and Danbury Hudson Grand Openings!

Danbury Senior Living is opening up new locations to kick off 2019, in Mentor, Ohio, and in Hudson, Ohio.
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Job Hunting Tips for LPNs in the New Year

LPNs are in demand, so you can be selective! Danbury Senior Living is dedicated to providing a great work experience for employees, not just a good one.
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How to Help an Aging Parent with Depression

It's easy to understand how an aging parent can become depressed, but it's hard to know how to help. Here are tips for assessing your parent's needs and finding ways to lift that depression.
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New Year's Resolutions for the Recently Retired

What does 2019 hold in store for you? Make plans and set goals for your retirement that will make this year the best year yet.
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Danbury Celebrates the Season by Helping Others

Danbury communities of Parkside Village, North Canton & Brunswick decked the halls with donated trees, wreaths, gift baskets, and decor for their annual charity auction.
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Danbury during the Holidays

It's the most wonderful time of the year at Danbury - discover the Danbury Difference around the holidays!
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5 Questions With Resident Care Companion Racheal Braeunig

Working at Danbury as a Resident Companion is all about the residents. Racheal Braunig shares what it’s like to be with Danbury.
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Danbury Introduces Wellness Program Designed for Residents with Parkinson's Disease

Enhancing lives through serving others by creating vibrant, caring, and exceptional communities, Danbury Senior Living offers senior living at its finest at 16 locations throughout Northeast and Central Ohio.
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Secret Perks of Being a Danbury Employee

What is it about Danbury Senior Living that keeps our staff coming back excited and energized about work? Discover the Danbury Difference for our employees and learn more about working at Danbury.
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Condo or Independent Living?

Figure out your next steps after retirement and whether independent living vs. a condo or an apartment is the right choice for you.
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Assisted Living: Enhancing the Best Years of Your Life

Quell your fears of an institutionalized "nursing home" with a more realistic and encouraging portrait of what your golden years can be in an assisted living community.
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5 Questions with Lisa Wright, LPN

Lisa Wright, LPN, shares about the daily routine and joys of working with residents at Danbury Senior Living in Massillon.
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The Upside to Downsizing After Retirement

Downsizing doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Discover all of the benefits and strategies to make this process less overwhelming and more freeing.
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Applying for LPN Jobs

With so many LPN opportunities available, how do you choose between a good job and a great one? Here are a few things to keep in mind as you venture into the job market.
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Self-Care for the Caregiver of Aging Parents

Caring for an aging parent adds mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual strain to your life. Here are some tips to navigate this season and make space so you can enjoy this time with your parent.
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Life as an LPN: Tammy Garwood, Danbury Broadview Heights

Tammy Garwood, LPN, shares about the daily routine and joys of working with residents at Danbury Senior Living in Broadview Heights.
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Life After Retirement: How to Bring Fullness to Your Post-Career Life

Retirement means freedom - but how do you navigate that newfound freedom with responsibility and wellness? Here are several tips to make the most of the golden years ahead.
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Places that Hire LPNs in Ohio

Don’t be fooled by the rumors that LPN job opportunities are slipping away - opportunities are on the rise for LPNs across Ohio in a variety of healthcare settings.
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Navigating Definitions of Senior Living

Learn the difference between independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, hospice care, memory care, and aging in place so you are better equipped to make a decision on your loved one’s care.
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Meaningful Jobs for Fresh Graduates

Land a job and build resume experience in the healthcare industry without a college degree by choosing one of these jobs available at Danbury Senior Living with many locations across Northeast and Central Ohio.
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Mediation Tips for Families Deciding

Trying to talk with family members about the decision to move into an assisted living facility can be difficult. Follow these tips to make the process easier on everyone involved.
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The Benefits of Working in an Assisted Living Community

Healthcare support occupations are one of the fastest growing jobs in the U.S. economy. Discover how working for an assisted living facility can help position you for a long and successful career.
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When is it time to consider assisted living?

Between financial, social, physical, and emotional challenges, there are many advantages to choosing assisted living now that you might not have considered before.
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What's the Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living?

Learn about the difference between independent living and assisted living to help you make the right choice for your future.
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Is nursing right for you? Find out before starting school!

As a Resident Companion at Danbury, you’ll get your feet wet in the medical field, particularly nursing, and confirm whether this is the career for you. And if you determine that nursing is your dream? Then you will have gained a wealth of experience to add to your resume!
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First-Time Jobs for Your Teen

Do you picture your teen learning and excelling? Danbury Senior Living offers ideal first-time job opportunities for teens with our Dining Server & Resident Companion positions. Both jobs will ease your mind as a parent while building your teen�s income and experience.
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2 Entry-Level Positions That Pay for Your Resume Building

It’s no secret that field experience triumphs over a textbook education. Use this time in your life to find the job that builds your career instead of simply paying the bills. Read on to learn how these entry level positions can boost your career in the long run.
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