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Great Reasons to Stay Active

Posted on April 29, 2015
Posted in: Healthy Living
Aging well has a lot to do with how well we take care of our bodies throughout our lifespan. People who stay even moderately fit as they age may live longer, but more importantly, live better. Much of the deterioration that we associate with age is actually a result of inactivity. Maintaining an active lifestyle
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What’s a CDP and why does it matter?

Posted on April 15, 2015
We know it takes a good understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to provide appropriate care and feelings of security for people living with these conditions. Our commitment to serving this growing population extends far beyond most other organizations; that’s why we offer our staff a variety of free training sessions provided by a full-time
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Caregivers also need to care for themselves

Posted on April 1, 2015
Few of us expected to be taking care of our parents as they (and we) aged, but that’s a reality these days for more and more adults. Finding ourselves helping our parents make important life decisions — or having to make those decisions for them — brings with it great responsibility. We’re living longer, healthier
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Did you know Assisted Living expenses can be tax deductible?

Posted on March 2, 2015
Posted in: Assisted Living
Tax Deduction for Assisted Living Expenses Please do not view this document as legal or financial advice. The information contained herein may be subject to varied interpretation. We strongly urge all residents and families to check with their own independent tax professional for opinions and detailed guidance. About the Massachusetts ‘Circuit Breaker Credit:’ For tax
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For Seniors, Family is The Biggest Reason To Move

Posted on February 23, 2015
The importance of proximity to loved ones When Americans age 55 and older decide to relocate, most often it’s to be closer to family and friends. One of the most common reasons people ages 55 and older decide to move is to be closer to family and friends, according to an analysis by the National
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Strengthen Your Memory by Playing Games

Posted on January 16, 2015
Memory lapses can be both embarrassing (what’s my neighbor’s kid’s name again?) and troubling (is it Alzheimer’s?). But a few slip-ups don’t necessarily doom you to a future of forgetfulness. A memory is made by linking two or more of the 100 billion nerve cells in your brain, called neurons, then solidifying the connection so
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