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Senior Woman calculating her budget from the couch

Comparing Costs of Home Care vs Independent Living

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When it comes to comparing senior living options, there’s no doubt that cost is on many of our minds. When you’re planning for long senior term care, you want to make sure the money you have goes far and allows you to live happily, healthy, and comfortably well into retirement. Here, we go into more […]

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Easy Ways to Include the Seniors in Your Family in Holiday Traditions

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Holiday activities that include several generations provide solid bonding opportunities. Use these ideas to plan activities for your family’s holiday gatherings. The holidays are a time of year families often spend together. If you will be hosting a celebration that involves multiple generations of your family, planning intergenerational activities will give everyone a chance to […]

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Turkey With a Twist: Rethinking Thanksgiving

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Our readers tell how they’ve adapted tradition to changing times By Liza Kaufman Hogan for Next Avenue As readers gather together for Thanksgiving, many will be surrounded by family and friends they’ve celebrated with for years, sharing the same dishes they wouldn’t think of leaving off the menu. And while they treasure tradition, some have adapted their customs […]

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A multi-generational family enjoying dinnertime fun at a kitchen counter. The eldest woman is offering a male child some snacks.

Gift Ideas for Senior Living Residents

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Looking for a gift for a family elder who lives in a senior living community? These tips can help! The holidays are almost here again! For most families, it’s a season of gatherings and celebrations. Many parties include a holiday gift exchange. If an older relative calls a senior living community “home,” you might be […]

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