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A Valuable Checklist For Those Seeking Assisted Living

Laura Dixon | Posted 01.24.2016 | Fifty
Laura Dixon

Hunting for assisted living can be hard. You want to find the best place for your loved one -- and it needs to be clean, well run, and within your price range. And you need to get a good sense of what each community is really like, not just what its advertising says about it.

Reflections of an Alzheimer's Spouse

Allan S. Vann | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Allan S. Vann

My wife, Clare, is dying. Slowly, but surely, Alzheimer's disease is taking Clare from me. Living in a lockdown dementia unit of an assisted living re...

10 Ways to Parent Your Parent Who Has Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 08.09.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

People who have Alzheimer's disease will gradually lose the ability to manage their own affairs and carry out routine activities of daily living. When this happens you will need to step in and help out. In effect you become the parent, caring for them as they cared for you when you were growing up.

Assisted Living or Assisted Existing? Help Make the Difference!

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

If you are in the process of selecting an assisted-living facility, expand your investigation and really dig into the social programs being offered. Are they designed to truly add to a person's life? Are they stimulating and engaging? Or are they just given to pass the time of day?

A Communal Alternative To Eldercare

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 02.28.2013 | Fifty

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. -- At the Fellowship Community's adult home, workers are paid not according to what they do, but what they need; aging residents ...

A Unique Care Option for Seniors and Their Families

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

How can multi-generational families enjoy summer living that is easy -- or at least easier? One solution is to let elderly family members take a turn at getting out of the house through Adult Day Stay.

Should You Move In With Your Aging Parent?

Forbes | Posted 04.10.2012 | Fifty

Victoria is at her wit’s end. After a struggle with deciding how to best care for her Dad, 86, she moved him to assisted living. She’s beginning ...

Long-Term Healthcare Policies Leaving Customers In The Dark | Posted 01.06.2012 | Fifty

(CBS News) People think they're doing the right thing by buying long-term healthcare insurance and paying for it for many years, before they need it,...

More Young People Are Winding Up In Nursing Homes

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SARASOTA, Fla. — Adam Martin doesn't fit in here. No one else in this nursing home wears Air Jordans. No one else has stacks of music videos by ...