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Making the Move Into Senior Living Before It’s Too Late

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Yes – it is possible to move into senior living “too late.” That is, if you take “too late” to mean “until you have a health scare that necessitates you to quickly move into senior living, causing you and your family undue anxiety and stress.” We don’t want to be…Read More »

Summer Vacation: 5 Tips for Visiting Grandparents in Senior Living

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Summer vacation for many kids means spending an extended amount of time at Grandma and Grandpa’s house. For you, the adult, this may harken back to summer nights spent chasing fireflies in your grandparent’s front yard, baking cookies in the kitchen, building a bonfire or heading off to the town…Read More »

6 Essential Questions to Ask When Touring a Senior Living Community

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Once you’ve decided to make the move to senior living, your next step is finding a community that matches your lifestyle, health needs and budget. Easy, right? We understand – finding the perfect community for you can quickly become overwhelming. There are so many different communities out there with different amenities,…Read More »

Heartis Village North Shore Celebrates Grand Opening

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Exclusive assisted living and memory care services are finally coming to Glendale … and we can’t wait to show it to you. Heartis Village North Shore will be hosting their Grand Opening event on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. “We’re thrilled to finally be able to show the Glendale community our…Read More »

Why You Should Join Club Thirty Before It’s Too Late

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Attention, Glendale seniors! If you’ve been searching for Assisted Living and Memory Support that changes the way society thinks about senior living, Heartis Village North Shore is ready to welcome you home. Now Open! Heartis Village North Shore in Glendale will offer vibrant Assisted Living and A Knew Day® Memory Support…Read More »

3 Reasons to Choose a Forward-Thinking Senior Living Community

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Seniors these days have a lot of choice when it comes to finding a community in which to spend their retirement years. From age-restricted villages and apartment buildings to retirement living communities to continuing care facilities, the possibilities are seemingly endless. However, no two communities are alike, and your needs…Read More »

Senior Housing 101: Aging in Place vs. Assisted Living

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As we enter our senior years – or even before – we have a vision of how we’d like to spend our old age. For the majority of seniors, that future takes place in our own homes – a place where we feel comfortable, secure and happy. Oftentimes, however, we don’t think about…Read More »

Medication Management for Seniors: A Guide About Keeping Your Loved One Safe

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Polypharmacy – the use of multiple medications at once – is pretty much a way of life for seniors. According to various studies, 87 percent of older adults take at least one prescription drug while 36 percent take five or more. Thirty-eight percent of seniors take over-the-counter medications, meaning that many…Read More »

5 Tips for Keeping Seniors Healthy Through the Holidays

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Keeping senior loved ones healthy and happy is important at any time of the year, but doubly so during the holidays. That’s because due to the number of parties, festive events and schedule changes, it’s easy to let healthy habits slide … making it hard to get back on track…Read More »

A Knew Day® for Dementia Care Residents: Our Signature Approach to Memory Care

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When you think of Memory Care, what do you imagine? A delicious meal served in a warm, bustling and cheerful kitchen? An afternoon spent relaxing and visiting friends and family in a sunny living room? A restorative stroll through a sensory garden, taking in the sights and sounds of nature?…Read More »

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