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6 Key Things You Should Know About Memory Care Facilities

It is diagnosed in about 10 million people worldwide per year. It progressively robs people of their mental and physical functioning, as well as having a direct impact on their family. It’s dementia. While it’s a serious condition, there is caregiver help available. There are also specialized facilities that are equipped to properly care for seniors with cognitive decline, and…

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Feedback on Arthur’s Senior Care

What have our clients and their family members said about our services?  The words they have used to describe us fit nicely into this acrostic: A – Accountable.  We meet and exceed the expectations of our assisted living license.  Our record keeping and data collection gets outstanding feedback from hospice workers, families, fiduciaries, guardians, and…

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An Unexpected Discovery

That moment when you realize you’re different… And it’s not just me, the Director of Development.  It’s the owners, the Chief Operating Officer, the HR Director, the Program Directors, the Nurses, the Office Manager, the Director of Recruiting, the Receptionist, the Training Coordinator, and many more. You see, we’ve all done direct care, and that’s…

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Estate Planning Seminar

We were fortunate enough to hear from Mark Mischke, Eric Jonsgaard, and Beth Paterson at our Estate Planning Seminar in May. Feel free to use these resources as needed. Mark Mischke: https://youtu.be/T5xVLvQByVQ Eric Jonsgaard: https://youtu.be/lOvcQdZR8aI Beth Paterson: https://youtu.be/0XNSkDinJzA  

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Identity Protection Tips for Senior Citizens

The Digital Age makes it easy to communicate, share information, and learn new things. However, it also makes us vulnerable to cyber threats and con artists. In fact, in 2018 a poll determined that 60 million Americans have been affected by identity theft. One of the most vulnerable populations to this threat are senior citizens. Our senior…

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10 Dementia Symptoms and Signs to Look Out For

Have you been having a significant loss of memory that even made someone hint at you to see a doctor? Well, this could be a vital sign of dementia, where one develops a persistent disorder of mental processes when the nerve cells of the brain stop working, due to a brain disease or injury. Memory loss…

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Go Purple and Get Involved: How You Can Support Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that results in a form of dementia and is expected to impact 76 million people by 2030. That means tens of millions of families across the world will be dealing with Alzheimer’s by 2030. It’s a growing problem and one that impacts everyone around the person suffering from Alzheimer’s. Learn how you…

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Easing the Transition to Memory Care Homes for Alzheimer’s Patients

An estimated 50 million people are living with dementia worldwide. If a loved one is suffering from dementia, caring for them yourself can be hard. It can be a challenge to fit that care around your own busy life. Eventually, it may come to the point where you need help. Memory care homes can give your loved…

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Coping with Guilt: 7 Myths About Choosing Residential Senior Care for Your Loved One

“My parents cared for me when I was young, and now it’s my turn to care for them.” This is a common sentiment to have, but 52% of seniors require some type of long-term care service. Between work and raising your own kids, you may not have enough time to devote to caring for your aging parent’s…

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Memory Care vs Assisted Living: 5 Important Differences

You’ve been seeing signs for a while now, but maybe you didn’t want to face them. It started out small. Misplaced glasses here. A lost remote there. But then she started forgetting people’s names. Forgetting the words for things. Last week, she got lost coming home from the grocery store.  And she looks bad. Your…

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A Guide to Helping Your Loved One When They Need More Care Than You Can Provide

As much as you’d like to do it all yourself and provide round-the-clock care for an aging loved one, sometimes it’s just not achievable on your own. This can be a hard pill to swallow for many children or spouses who have cared for a loved one but need to hand over a little responsibility…

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Trust Your Senses: Here’s How Your Senses Can Help You Find Quality Senior Care for Your Loved One

Given the range in cost and quality of care for the elderly, it’s important to understand the options for your loved ones. Many seniors want the option of freedom and home comforts, but this isn’t always easy to offer them in their own homes. If it’s time to consider assisted senior living, you want to…

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