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Senior Care Spotlight welcomes Morgan Traffican, Residence at Whitehall & Residence at Bethel Park

Senior Care Spotlight welcomes Morgan Traffican, Community Outreach Director for The Residence at Bethel Park and The Residence at Whitehall. With living options to suit your specific needs and activities that you’re sure to love, these are exactly what vibrant, active communities look like.

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Senior Care Spotlight welcomes Tapestry Senior Living Moon Township

550 Cherrington Parkway , Moon Township, PA

Learn more about Tapestry Senior Living Moon Township and the creative steps that their staff is making to ensure their residents are safe and connected, during COVID-19. They are currently accepting new residents!

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Senior Care Spotlight welcomes Northland Heights Senior Living

4859 McKnight Rd , Pittsburgh, PA

Northland Heights Senior Living in the North Hills is a new senior housing community and they are accepting new residents! Learn more here!

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I Got the Call to Be Here in 90 Days…Now What?!?


You’ve been on a waiting list for a senior living facility for years.   In the meantime, your “dream cruise” is planned and that family reunion is around the corner...then you get “the call." If you’re like many downsizing Seniors the question echoing in your mind is; “What do I do about the house?” ...

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Family-owned, Family-involved


These four words characterize the Leader family’s role in the senior living profession for more than 55 years. This summer, the third generation of our family in the person of Meredith Janeczek Mills, granddaughter of Country Meadows founders George M. and Mary Jane Leader, has taken on a senior leadership...

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Five Helpful Resources for Family Caregivers

York, PA

Caring for an aging loved one is a noble task—and hard work! Sometimes being the family caregiver means taking on the added responsibility 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Complications from your loved one’s health condition, such as the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, can generate more questions...

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How Continuing Care Retirement Communities Improve Quality of Life

Middletown, PA

A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is a retirement community that offers accommodations for independent living, assisted living or personal care as well as rehabilitation services. CCRC’s provide residents with a seamless continuum of care where a person can spend the rest of his or her life,...

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Mom needs more care: Is it time for a move?

Mechanicsburg, PA

Knowing when and if it’s time for a loved one to move to a personal care home or assisted living is not easy. Ideally most people want to age in place for as long as possible. However, if one’s independence and well-being start to decline and the practicality, safety, and the benefits of aging in place...

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Is Your Spouse in a Nursing Home?

Lititz, PA

Are you worried about the impact of a Nursing Home stay on you or your spouse?  You are not alone as the majority of older adults worry about this same possibility.  When a nursing home admission crisis occurs, it is understandably overwhelming.    How will I pay for Nursing Home Care? Medicare coverage...

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Pennsylvania Communities Receive National Quality Awards


The American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) National Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long-term care services to journey towards performance excellence. A progressive program based on the Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence,...

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Senior Care Spotlight | HarborChase of Plano


Learn more about how HarborChase of Plano is keeping residents engaged.#assistedliving #seniorliving #seniorcare #sbbdfw #kathleenwarshawsky HarborChase of Plano

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When Going Home Isn’t an Option - Local Professionals Can Help

Denver, CO

You may find yourself in a situation where you need to find a senior living community and it feels overwhelming. With over 485 Assisted Living options in the Denver area, it is challenging to know where to start.  Do you wish you had someone with experience walking beside you through this journey? Someone...

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Top 7 Frequently Asked Questions at a Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Center  

Denver, CO

What is a Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Facility?  It is a short-term rehabilitation facility where stable patients go after a hospital stay.  The stay is intended to help people get stronger, practice independence and prepare for returning home. What do I need to bring to a Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation...

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Retiring or Not… Consider Moving to Live the Denver Contemporary Urban Lifestyle!

Denver, CO

Today there are so many choices for older adults when they reach the age of retirement. For that matter, what is the “age of retirement”? The answer is there is no set age. It is a personal choice of when one chooses to retire or if they want to retire or can retire. So, maybe we need to look at this...

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Is Your Loved One In a Crisis?

Denver, CO

Is Your Loved One In a Crisis? Are they in the hospital and can’t go home? Are they in a rehab and need to find a senior living community? Are they living at home but can’t take care of themselves because of physical or cognitive decline?  When this happens the thought of finding the right community...

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Christian Living Communities & Cappella Living Solutions Leverage Advanced Business Intelligence Tec

ProfitSword Partners with Christian Living Communities & Cappella Living Solutions to Provide Data Management Technology for Senior Living Business IntelligenceSenior living organization set to implement ProfitSage at all community locations for enhanced operational and organizational efficiency and...

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Should I Move!?

Pueblo, CO

How do you know if a move to senior retirement living is right for you? Sometimes I find myself sitting at my desk trying to make a decision and I’m stuck! Three things have helped me… 1) Gather more information: Retirement and care communities LOVE to show off through tours, lunches, and your participation...

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Get to Know The Center at Park West

Pueblo, CO

What happens if you go to the hospital with an injury or illness and you are unable to return home right away? In this situation, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (SNF) is extremely beneficial. Medicare and other insurance benefits typically allow admittance to a SNF after a qualifying hospital...

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Clarendale of Addison Hosts Grand Opening Celebration


Clarendale of Addison, the all-new senior living community located off Route 53 and I-355 in Addison hosted its grand opening celebration this fall with a tribute to the 1893 World’s Fair.  “With our grand opening, we wanted to capture the fun and excitement of one of Chicago’s many proud times in history,”...

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What is a "Continuum of Care"?


What is a “Continuum of Care” The phrase “continuum of care has been around for a while – but not all providers are part of a true continuum when it comes to caring for seniors. Most providers involved in a continuum of care system offer opportunities for seniors to remain within a system that provides...

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Communities Add Healthy and Diverse Living Arrangements for Seniors


     Traditionally, people expected to live in their homes until they could no longer do so, then either stayed with a relative or moved to a nursing home situation. These days, some seniors are looking to alternative ideas, such as community-style arrangements, to help meet the challenges associated...

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The Vineyards Memory Care

Grand Junction, CO

Long time Grand Junction resident, Opal Jaquette, is a mom to scores of people around the world. Through her generous spirit, Opal remembered everyone’s special occasions, making her legendary and treasured by all. Opal, with her husband Frank and their two children Mark and Julie, moved to Guam in...

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SENIOR LIVING 101: Truth About Costs


WHAT ARE THE MAJOR COSTS? Whether you’re looking for the first time at a long term solution or considering switching to a new facility, be informed about ALL the expenses in any community. The Radcliff wants you to make an informed decision when you are shopping and considering what is the best fit...

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9 Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community


Seniors have more housing options than ever, from the booming tiny house market to roommates and retirement communities. Senior living communities, however, remain a popular choice. What makes these communities so popular? Here are some common reasons. 1. No need for Lawn Care or Home Maintenance....

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Knowing Your Senior Living Options


As an active older adult, your retirement lifestyle should be defined by choice. Independent living is for seniors who are able to live on their own, but want the convenience of life enrichment activities, social programs, restaurant-style dining, home maintenance and housekeeping, transportation, security,...

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Creating Age-Friendly Communities A Call to Action


Age-friendly communities enhance the quality of life for community members of every age. Baby boomers and Millennial's want affordable housing options, accessible transportation, work and volunteer opportunities in the communities where they live. Both age groups also want walk-able, neighborhoods that...

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Senior Living 101

SENIOR LIVING 101 When it is time to make the next move, you want to be sure it is the right move. UNDERSTAND THE LEVELS OF CARE One of the biggest decisions you will make is choosing the level of care that you or your loved one will need. The Radcliff offers three specially tailored levels outlined...

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Round-the-Clock Hospice Care Keeps Patients and Families at Home — and out of the Hospital

Seniors have more housing options than ever, from the booming tiny house market to roommates and retirement communities. Senior living communities, however, remain a popular choice. Family members who provide hospice care to a loved one at home can experience emotions and encounters that range from...

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Home is More Than Where You Live

When you relocate to a manufactured home community, you don’t just move into a neighborhood, you become a part of a community. Today’s manufactured home communities are all about its residents and the active lifestyles they lead. Tropical Palms and Island Vista Estates are among a few premier communities...

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Questions to Start Your Senior Living Search

There are about 22,000 senior housing properties in the U.S. And there are different types of senior housing within that 22,000, so figuring out which one to choose can feel a bit daunting. Asking yourself two questions – “How much can I afford?” and “What level of services do I need?” – will help you...

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Is Paying your Property Tax Bill a Hardship?

Senior Citizens having trouble paying real estate taxes can apply for the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program. This program allows quali?ed Illinois residents to defer up to $5000 of the property taxes on their personal residence, giving seniors the ?nancial freedom to remain in their own home. Deferred...

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Understanding Levels of Living in Senior Living Communities


In today’s senior living arena there are so many options, different pricing, different levels of living, traditional stand-alone facilities, full continuum care facilities, group homes, skilled nursing facilities and even cottages within a campus.  Whichever facility type you chose for yourself or your...

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A Safety Net on the Southwest Side of Chicago

The Southwest Home Equity Assurance Program is a unique program of the State of Illinois (65 ILCS 95) that was developed to guarantee property values for an extended time.  It is financed by a special levy imposed on the Chicago property tax bill within the home equity district on single through six-unit...

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Conflict & Family Caregivers – What You Need to Know

Conflict is a normal, natural part of everyone’s life. Factors that can exacerbate conflict include the well-known things to avoid in polite conversation: religion, politics and money. For families, these big three topics quickly trigger emotions that can be difficult to defuse and when things go awry...

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How the Inter-Generational Campus Will Change Senior Housing

There are many changes in the realm of senior care, everything from improved rehabilitation equipment, remote-monitoring or telehealth equipment and so much more. One of the changes that has been highlighted recently is how inter-generational exchanges can have a positive effect in the senior care sector...

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Four Facts About Personal Care Communities

Don’t wait until an emergency arises to discuss your future care plans. As you continue to age, your level of care increases. And, just because you’re aging doesn’t mean you should compromise your independence. Personal care communities are revolutionizing the quality of care to shed pesky stereotypes....

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We’ve Started a Little Spreadsheet…

We regularly sit down in our sales office with individuals who get right to the point: “We are visiting many communities, and we’ve started a spreadsheet to compare them objectively.” Honestly, we love this approach… even if it is all wrong in the end. We love the spreadsheet because when the time comes...

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An employee shared his first child will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks.  Such an important milestone for a child. Shiny new clothes, haircut, and new superhero backpack.  Often a tear-filled morning for families.  I remember the kindergarten teacher giving all of us a cotton ball with a poem...

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9 Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community

Seniors have more housing options than ever, from the booming tiny house market to roommates and retirement communities. Senior living communities, however, remain a popular choice. What makes these communities so popular? Here are some common reasons. No need for Lawn Care or Home Maintenance....

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4/18/2018 - The Colorado Assisted Living Industry enters a new era of operation with a new set of ru

The Colorado Assisted Living Industry entered a new era of operation with a new set of rules and regulations. On  4/18/2018  the CDPHE Board of Health approved a new rewrite of the rules and regulations governing the operation of assisted living residences in Colorado. The Board unanimously approved...

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What Is Shared Housing?

Looking for affordable housing or have an extra room in your home? PLOWS Council on Aging, a non-profit senior agency, offers a unique housing option to seniors in towns within or near the suburban Cook County Townships of Palos, Lemont, Orland and Worth. Our Shared Housing program is a viable alternative...

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Comparing the Cost of Senior Living to Aging in Place

Cost is a major factor in any senior living search. But sometimes, the anticipated cost is such a deterrent that seniors and their families decide that staying at home is best, without taking the time to compare costs. Before you start your senior living search, be sure to take these hidden costs of...

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