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Poll Finds Alzheimer's Family Caregivers Experience Loneliness

To learn more about Western Slope Memory Care, CLICK HERE. Family caregivers whose loved one is living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia may feel that they never have a moment to themselves—and yet, they may also feel quite isolated. In a poll of these caregivers conducted by AARP,...

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People With Memory Problems Often the First to Notice

To learn more about Western Slope Memory Care, CLICK HERE. Cognitive assessment tests and brain imaging, such as MRI, are used to detect the signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. But a June 2021 study from Wayne State University demonstrated that people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s...

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When Should You Get a Pneumonia Shot?

To learn more about Montage Creek, CLICK HERE. Pneumonia is a nasty infection of the lungs. It often inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs, causing them to fill with fluid faster than the body can expel it. This can lead to flu-like symptoms that eventually make it so hard to breathe you need...

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Columbine Caregivers and What makes us different?

To learn more about Columbine Caregiver, CLICK HERE. Class-A medical license, through the state of Colorado. We offer nursing services as well as personal care. Our services are tailored to meet each client's needs. We have the ability to provide medication management.​ Our business is locally...

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Is Now the Time to Move Your Loved One to an Assisted Living Community?

To learn more about, Cappella of Grand Junction CLICK HERE. The short answer: yes. An assisted living community can provide significant advantages to older adults who are feeling isolated and would benefit from extra support with activities of daily living or families who are struggling with caregiver...

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Advantages of Senior Living Communities in Times of Social Distancing

To learn more about, Cappella of Grand Junction CLICK HERE. To stop the spread of coronavirus, health officials have instructed the public to practice social distancing, which means staying home, avoiding crowds, and keeping your distance—at least 6 feet—from others. Many people who have been self-quarantined...

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How to Have the Conversation About Senior Living

To learn more about, Cappella of Grand Junction CLICK HERE. If you’ve noticed a drop in your loved one’s quality of life, now’s the time to talk to them about their future. It’s normal to be nervous about this. “The conversation” is all too often portrayed in popular culture as an emotion-driven showdown....

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How Seniors Can Enhance Mental Health

To learn more about Comfort Keepers, CLICK HERE. No matter what age we are, living a life of purpose, connection and joy is critical for our physical and mental wellbeing. For older adults, a variety of obstacles like vision loss, social isolation, mobility problems and memory issues can make enjoying...

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Does a loved one suffer from memory loss? ​​

To Learn more about, The Vineyards Memory Care CLICK HERE. Know this - there is help out there. Millions are affected by this unforgiving condition and you are not alone. Please contact us today at The Vineyards Memory Care. You will find our team to be a wealth of knowledge, support, and guidance....

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The LTC Medicaid Process

The Long Term Care Medicaid application process requires various facets be completed. When an individual applies for Long Term Care Medicaid to help pay for Nursing Home Care, Assisted Living Care, or in-home care, a financial application is completed by (or for) the client.  The application initiates...

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Caregiver at Heart

To learn more about Right at Home Grand Junction, CLICK HERE. Finding good Caregivers is an art, science and mostly luck when it comes to finding providers like Sandi, a 27-year veteran caring for the same clients! It was a Christmas Eve afternoon when Sandi came to Right at Home. With a strong recommendation...

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Tap It Out

To learn more about Healthful Transformations, CLICK HERE. Many of us have experienced unhappiness or even clinical depression at different times in our lives.  Maybe the issues were around grief/ loss, relationship conflicts, financial concerns, or loneliness.  The conventional thinking is that brain...

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When it’s Time to Start the Conversation About Home Care

To learn more about Comfort Keepers, CLICK HERE. For many families, starting a discussion with a senior loved one about care needs can be difficult. But, according to the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA), nearly 70% of Americans that reach age 65 will need care at some point in their life. And,...

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Simple Basics Yield Long Term Effects

To learn more about Larchwood Inns and The PARC Skilled Nursing, CLICK HERE. COVID-19 has forced us all to take a step back and re-evaluate how we manage our lives and our interactions with others. While we all use to be carefree about blowing out candles on a cake, giving hugs with everyone we met,...

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Myths Debunked With Facts About Reverse Mortgages.

To learn more about Aslan Home Lending Corporation - Dana Dziagwa, CLICK HERE. Myth: A reverse mortgage is like a home equity loan. FACT: A home equity loan requires monthly payments. A reverse mortgage loan does not require payments. You must remain current on property taxes, homeowner’s insurance...

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Is It Time To Sell Your Home?

To learn more about Jo Carole Haxel - HomeSmart Realty Partners, CLICK HERE. Are you thinking of selling your home to move into a senior-supportive environment? Or perhaps move in with an adult son or daughter who can help with your needs as you grow older? You may be considering leaving the family...

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“I Made a Difference to That One”

To learn more about Area Agency on Aging - Region 10, CLICK HERE. We all have a choice everyday as to how we will spend our time and energy. I decided a long time ago that I was not put here to just take up space; I want to spend my time making a difference in my community. Do you? I work with older...

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How to Stay at Home

To Learn more about Elder Quest, CLICK HERE. The pandemic has taught us both the need we all have to age in place as well as the available and not so available community resources to help us reach that goal. But you do have control over personal resources in which to obtain this goal. You may be even...

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Benefits Checkup – Knowing What’s Available Can Improve a Life

To learn more about VOA - Senior CommUnity Care - Western Colorado's PACE Provider, CLICK HERE. What is a benefit checkup?  It’s a no cost way to find out what assistance programs you may be eligible for. At the AdvantAge Health Resource Centers, an experienced care navigator can perform a benefits...

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The 2021 Part D Senior Savings Model

To learn more about AIS Medicare & More, CLIKC HERE. One in every three Medicare beneficiaries has diabetes, more than 3.3 million Medicare beneficiaries use one or more forms of insulin. The high cost of insulin is a leading concern for seniors.  ​ For diabetics, access to insulin is a critical...

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