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Hey caregiver…are you exhausted? You’re Not Alone

To learn more about The Meriwether, CLICK HERE.  Caring for someone with dementia can be mentally draining and physically exhausting. If you are providing the bulk of care for a loved one – especially if your loved one has dementia – you may be experiencing these feelings. Caregiver burnout is a very...

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How Much Does Senior Living Cost?

To learn more about The Meriwether, CLICK HERE.  “How much does does it cost?” is usually the first question people ask about assisted living, and it’s an important one, to be sure. But getting a simple answer is, well, not so simple. Senior assisted living costs depend on several factors: The choices...

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Seven Suggestions for Visiting Someone New to a Memory Loss Community

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. The transition from home to a memory care community can be challenging – not only for the new resident but also for family and friends. Although some individuals adjust very quickly, getting truly comfortable takes time – perhaps weeks or even months. During...

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Silver Linings: Safe and Sound…in a Memory Care Community

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. Lisa Graham is Agemark’s Director of Human Resources. A member of the Agemark family since 2013, Lisa focuses on hiring and developing an engaged workforce – a key to providing top-notch care for seniors. She is in a unique position as both an employee of...

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Silver Linings: Why I’m Glad My Parents are in Senior Living… Now More Than Ever

To learn more about CountryHouse, CLICK HERE. As both a member of the Agemark management team and a daughter of nearly-90-year-olds in senior housing, my perspective during this unprecedented time of a national pandemic is unique. Here are all the reasons why I’m grateful. Professional oversight is...

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Fathers' Day Gift Ideas for Seniors

To learn more about Remington Heights, CLICK HERE. 1. Smart Digital Photo Frame. Send photos or small videos directly to an app from anywhere in the world, and your fathers can enjoy those wonderful family moments within seconds of the actual event. Amazon has many options to choose from like the FRAMEO...

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Live Longer, Live with Purpose

To learn more about Remington Heights, CLICK HERE. You’re eating right, exercising and have given up unhealthy vices such as smoking and excessive drinking. Your parents, grandparents and great-grandparents lived long, full lives. So good habits and genes are all you need to live longer, right? Wrong....

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How to Successfully Downsize

To learn more about Remington Heights, CLICK HERE. At Century Park we understand that one of the most difficult challenges for seniors looking to move into a senior living community may be downsizing. Downsizing is the act of getting rid of items that have collected over the years that may not have...

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World Kidney Day

To learn more about Remington Heights, CLICK HERE. In honor of World Kidney Day, we’d like to share a little story about one of our newest residents. Ms. Jacquelynn "Jackie" Crawford is a native of Cleveland, Tennessee where she was an elementary school teacher for many years. While she didn’t have...

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Prairie Gate Welcomes First Residents

To learn more about Prairie Gate, CLICK HERE. A steady stream of residents are being welcomed and settling into their new apartment homes at Prairie Gate, located in Council Bluffs, IA, which opened its doors on Monday, March 2, 2020. Prairie Gate, the 4th PHS community opened in Iowa, is being developed...

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Housekeeping as a Ministry of Love

To learn more about Prairie Gate, CLICK HERE. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” — John 13:34-35 Jesus’ words on love — spoken some 2,...

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Heart Healthy Tips

To learn more about Hillcrest Health Services, CLICK HERE. Learn your health history. Know the risks of heart problems and talk to your family and doctor about possible hereditary heart conditions. Take medicines as directed. If you take medicine to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, follow your...

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What the OSRG can do for you!

To learn more about Omaha Senior Resource Group, CLICK HERE. Visit http://www.omahaseniorresourcegroup.com for all the resources and services you need to help an aging loved one. From long-term care, to in-home care, to home modifications, legal or financial advice, OSRG business members offer trusted...

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9 Useful Apps for Seniors

To learn more about Omaha Senior Resource Group, CLICK HERE. Applications for smartphones or iPads can make life easier and more enjoyable, especially for seniors. But with tens of thousands of apps available (and more every day), picking the best ones that also specifically address the needs of seniors...

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Reducing the Risk of Falling

To learn more about Omaha Senior Resource Group, CLICK HERE. A huge step is making sure your home is safe.  Follow up a free screening that gives general information about reducing fall risks in your home with a professional assessment and treatment plan. We are fortunate that in Omaha, our Fire Department...

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What Your Parents Should Know About Senior Falls and Some Precautions They Can Take

To learn more about Omaha Senior Resource Group, CLICK HERE.  The Centers for Disease Control estimates that one in five senior falls can lead to broken hips, broken bones, and even traumatic brain injury. As a caregiver, how much should you worry about elderly care and keeping your elderly loved ones...

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How to Find In-Home Care You Can Trust

To learn more about FirstLight Home Care of Omaha, CLICK HERE. Is a loved one having trouble with dressing, bathing or mobility on their own, or are they missing doctor’s appointments? These are red flags that it’s time to consider in-home care. If in-home care is something you want to explore, you...

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Understanding Our Services: Travel Companions

To learn more about FirstLight Home Care of Omaha, CLICK HERE. For many older adults, their senior years offer time to travel and explore the world. Likewise, they finally have the flexibility to visit children and grandchildren in different locations. However, if they have issues with mobility, a chronic...

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Understanding Our Services: Personal Care

To learn more about FirstLight Home Care of Omaha, CLICK HERE. Do you have a loved one with physical challenges or a chronic condition? Personal care can help with daily activities, like bathing, dressing, eating and getting ready for bed. At FirstLight® Home Care, we always provide these services...

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day: Stay Active at Any Age

To learn more about FirstLight Home Care of Omaha, CLICK HERE. For many older adults, the past year has been a difficult one filled with social isolation and loneliness. It’s led to a more sedentary lifestyle and less time exercising, especially if their previous schedule involved going to a gym or...

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