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5 Ways to Improve Communication with a Parent Who Has Dementia

5 Ways to Improve Communication with a Parent Who Has Dementia

October 29, 2019
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?

What Are Independent Living Communities?

October 3, 2019
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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A Conversation Both You and Your Aging Parent Will Enjoy

A Conversation Both You and Your Aging Parent Will Enjoy

August 27, 2019
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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The Hidden Benefits of Assisted Living

The Hidden Benefits of Assisted Living

July 25, 2019
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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Options for Downsizing after Retirement

Options for Downsizing after Retirement

April 18, 2019
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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What to Do When Siblings Won't Help an Aging Parent

What to Do When Siblings Won't Help an Aging Parent

March 14, 2019
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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How to Help an Aging Parent with Depression

How to Help an Aging Parent with Depression

January 22, 2019
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

New Year's Resolutions for the Recently Retired

January 2, 2019
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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When Holiday Traditions Change: Navigating a New Season with Aging Parents

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

December 4, 2018
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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Condo or Independent Living?

Condo or Independent Living?

November 13, 2018
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

Assisted Living: Enhancing the Best Years of Your Life

October 22, 2018
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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The Upside to Downsizing After Retirement

The Upside to Downsizing After Retirement

September 5, 2018
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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