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Six Things to Help Protect Your Eyesight

By Hal Cranmer | September 14, 2017 | 0

If you’re over age 40, chances are you are dealing with some degree of presbyopia. This complex term refers to the natural changes that occur with aging eyes. Presbyopia makes it […]

The Side Effects of Statin Drugs

By Hal Cranmer | September 7, 2017 | 0

Statins are a specific type of drug that are usually prescribed by doctors to help lower patients’ cholesterol level in the blood. The makers of the Statin drugs also claim […]

5 Widespread Myths People Harbor About Hospice

By Hal Cranmer | September 1, 2017 | 0

Our homes work with several top-notch Hospice companies. One of our favorites is Hospice of the West. The Chief Administrative Officer for Hospice of the West was gracious enough to […]

Age Well with These Five Superfoods

By Hal Cranmer | August 31, 2017 | 0

Maintaining a healthy overall diet is an essential element to remaining healthy as you age. But consuming these five superfoods can kick your physical health and cognitive functioning up to the […]

7 Basic Tai Chi Exercises for Seniors

By Hal Cranmer | August 24, 2017 | 0

When you think of martial arts, you inevitably think of kicking, punching, rigorous training and body contact. Most martial arts involve vigorous fighting techniques. But there is an ancient martial […]

What is Memory Care?

By Hal Cranmer | August 17, 2017 | 0

The reality is that memory loss is not a new phenomena, even though Alzheimer’s disease and general dementia are often in today’s headlines. In 1906, a woman passed away from ‘an […]

7 Best Fruits for Diabetics

By Hal Cranmer | August 10, 2017 | 0

In a healthy diabetic diet, you can actually eat whatever you want, as long as it is in moderation and your blood sugar level is within the target range. If you are craving an […]

The Importance of Preventing Isolation as We Age

By Hal Cranmer | August 3, 2017 | 0

Staying social as we age is vital for our health and longevity. A person’s social network can very easily get smaller as we age—retiring from work, friends and family passing […]

3 Best Ways to Handle Grandparent’s UTIs

By Hal Cranmer | July 28, 2017 | 0

Most of us do not think much about Urinary Tract Infection but this infection can be a serious threat to your health. If not treated immediately, UTIs can lead to […]

Managing Stress

By Hal Cranmer | July 24, 2017 | 0

In recent years, doctors and researchers have started to better understand how stress impacts the body. Ongoing stress can be bad for your mental and physical health, resulting in conditions […]

9 Easy Resistance Band Exercises for Seniors

By Hal Cranmer | July 13, 2017 | 0

Resistance training or strength training is an exercise that enhances your muscular strength and endurance. During resistance training, you force your muscles to move against tension provided by your body […]

5 Best ways to Reverse Borderline Diabetes

By Hal Cranmer | June 23, 2017 | 0

5 Best Borderline Diabetic Prevention Techniques We’ve always been told that too much of a good thing is bad for us. And while we’re led to believe that candies can […]

Hospital to Home: The Importance of Transitional Care

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

Transitional care is an important milestone when the time comes to move your parent or loved one from a hospital to an assisted care facility. Your loved one is moving […]

The Real Cost of Long Term Care

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

Many people think that they can save money by looking after their parent or loved one in their own home. When looking at the costs at face value it’s easy […]

The First 3 Months

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

The first three months following a transition to assisted care can be the most challenging for a new resident. Depending on their level of awareness they may be able to […]

FAQ

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

Like anyone looking for an assisted living facility for their loved one, you have questions. And we want to make sure that you have all of your questions and concerns […]

What It’s Like for The One You Love

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

This transition is going to be difficult for your loved one. Taking a little time to yourself, and imagining what it is like for your parent or loved one, can […]

Managing the Stress

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

Choosing the correct home for your parent or loved one can feel overwhelming. Not only do you have to deal with their changing condition but you also have to find […]

Taking the Tour

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

Before making any sort of decision about where your loved one will go, you need to take a tour of the facility. This is a crucial element when selecting the […]

Key Questions You Need to Ask

By Hal Cranmer | September 16, 2016 | 0

To get the right answers you need to ask the right questions. Asking the right questions is especially important when choosing the right care facility for your parent or loved […]