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Estate Planning 101: Protecting Wallets & Wishes

Does the thought of your loved one running out of money keep you up at night? Are you wondering how you’re going to pay for their long-term care? Is it possible your loved one’s financial, legal and healthcare wishes won’t be honored if something were to happen to them? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, an estate plan can provide the peace of mind you seek.

4 Legal Considerations When Moving to a Senior Living Community

Moving to a senior living community is an exciting time. While visions of your new maintenance-free home, on-site restaurants, a booming social life, transportation services – and the peace of mind of in-house care and assistance – dance in your head, it’s important to dot your legal i’s and cross your future self’s t’s.

Avoid the ER: Care Alternatives During COVID-19

Right now, diligent families like yours are doing everything they can to keep their loved ones with dementia safe and healthy at home until the threat of COVID-19 passes. Unfortunately, accidents and illnesses can happen to even the most diligent among us. For generations, we took our after-hours injuries and illnesses to the emergency room if we couldn’t get in to see our regular doctors.

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Sense-Sational Approaches to Memory Care

If your loved one is often anxious or agitated, sensory therapies are simple ways to provide comfort and connection without relying on medication. Everyday objects that once held meaning can stimulate the five senses – touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight – to spark fond memories or evoke happy feelings associated with highlights in your loved one’s life.

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Find Your Balance: Tai Chi, Qigong & Yoga

Do you feel less than steady on your feet? Are you worried about painful, costly injuries, or loss of independence? If so, setting aside just a few minutes a day to practice your breathing, movements, and concentration can greatly improve your balance, restore confidence, and reduce your risk of falling. And the minimal time and energy investments are well worth the rewards.