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How to Talk to Reluctant Loved Ones About Transitioning to Assisted Living

Sometimes, when older adults begin to need more care and assistance than can be reasonably provided at home, they realize the time is right to begin looking into assisted living facilities. It is frustratingly commonplace, though, for older adults to resist that transition – maybe passively, maybe tooth and nail. If you know people with […]

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The Importance of Life Enrichment in Retirement Communities and Finding the Best Fit

Tips for Gaining an Inside Look at Activities Offered in Senior Living When looking into retirement living for you or a loved one, the life enrichment opportunities available often play a major role when selecting a community that is the right fit. In today’s world, many often choose to transition to a senior living community at a […]

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The Season has Changed, but the Global Pandemic hasn’t : How to Stay Active and Limit Isolation with the Colder Weather

The global pandemic hasn’t been easy for anyone. Especially for older adults, the lack of normalcy and decreased interaction with others has significantly contributed to feelings of isolation, sadness, and overall mental and physical health decline. The one saving grace the past few months was the warmer weather of summer. With small group gatherings (if […]

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Black History Month and Its Place in Ohio

Every year, the month of February is dedicated to celebrating Black History Month, a time to recognize and honor the contributions and heroic stories of African Americans. Did you know that there have been many significant moments over the decades that have advanced black culture in Ohio? Below we’ve included a timeline of some monumental […]

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