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This is a destination to learn more about life at Country Meadows, tips and advice for seniors and their families, caregiving support and ideas to keep senior minds and bodies active. Our new category “Through My Own Lens,” is written by a Country Meadows resident and provides a first-hand look into what it is like to live at one of our retirement communities.

Tips for Touring Senior Retirement Communities

June 14, 2024

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Talking to loved ones about moving to a retirement community can be a sensitive topic. When the time comes to choose among senior retirement communities, it’s crucial to gather detailed information to make an informed choice while navigating the maze of senior retirement communities. There are numerous options, making it a significant decision that impacts the quality of life for your loved one. There are many things to consider to find the right care.

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Honoring the Professionals in Memory Care Retirement Homes

June 13, 2024

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If you are caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia, every day can seem longer than the next. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number …

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Aging Brain or Dementia: Is it Time for Senior Memory Care?

June 7, 2024

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Aging brings with it a host of changes — physical and cognitive. As a loved one gets older, it’s natural to notice shifts in their memory and cognitive abilities. Some memory lapses are a normal part of aging, but when do these changes signal something more serious? And when is it time to consider senior memory care?

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What to Say to a Loved One in a Memory Care Center

May 24, 2024

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Connecting with loved one with dementia in a memory care center can be difficult. There is often frustration and a sense of helplessness on both sides, especially if the person with dementia seems to be living in the past or is confused or repeatedly demands to go home. But these strategies can help.

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What is Rehabilitation Nursing?

May 10, 2024

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Rehabilitation nursing is a philosophy of care, not a work setting or a phase of treatment. With compassion and patience, rehabilitation nurses help patients restore their independence and serve as advocates for patients and their families. At Country Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Bethlehem, Pa., our highly acclaimed rehabilitation nursing program focuses on the individual’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs to create customized plans that meet specific needs through a variety of options.

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Sleep Issues in Dementia Long-term Care

May 3, 2024

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Sleep issues are common as we age. A third of US adults report that they usually get less than the recommended 7 hours or more of sleep a night, according to the CDC. However, people with Alzheimer’s disease often experience more frequent and more severe sleep disturbances. This can be challenging for people in dementia long-term care and their caregivers.

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Common Questions About Residential Care Homes and Facilities

April 26, 2024

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Seniors have many options when it comes to retirement community living. However, the terms can be confusing. Residential care homes and facilities generally refers to housing for seniors who need some daily assistance.

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How Residents of Senior Citizen Homes Can Avoid AI Scams

April 12, 2024

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Seniors have long been targeted by scammers as easy marks, from fake sweepstakes to computer tech support to the Nigerian prince email phishing scams. But with advances in technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is making it even easier to dupe unsuspecting residents in senior citizen homes, and much, much scarier.

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Long Term Care for Seniors Costs Women Caregivers Dearly

April 5, 2024

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The statistics may be staggering, but hardly surprising to those who provide long term care for seniors. Women caregivers are overwhelmingly, well, overwhelmed. Financially. Physically. Emotionally. Mentally. In addition to caring for their own family and job responsibilities, they are helping out with household chores, managing doctors’ visits, providing transportation and assisting with activities of daily living for a parent or spouse.

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Creating Freedom: The Joy of Independent Living for Active Seniors

March 29, 2024

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At Country Meadows, we understand how independent living can transform the lives of our residents. Whether you’ve dreamt of exploring the coast on a road trip or have a bucket list of things you’ve always wanted to try, being part of a vibrant community can make those dreams a reality.

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The Joy of Pet-friendly Memory Care

March 15, 2024

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Aw, puppies and kittens! There is a reason that the internet is flooded with pics of cute animals. Pets just make people smile. That’s why top retirement communities like Country Meadows offer pet-friendly memory care.

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Benefits of a Skilled Nursing Facility

March 3, 2024

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Aging well for seniors means staying active, mentally sharp and mobile for as long as possible. To reduce the risk of many diseases and to help delay or prevent the need for long-term care, the National Institute on Aging recommends following healthy habits, such as good nutrition, regular physical activity, not smoking and limiting alcohol intake. Mental health and engaging in regular social interaction are also important.

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What Makes an Assisted Care Facility a Great Place to Work?

February 23, 2024

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An assisted care facility offers not only work that makes a difference and a sense of community, but job stability with career growth potential, too. With all of the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age by 2030, there is a growing need for compassionate senior caregivers.

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What are Common Options for Dementia Treatment?

February 9, 2024

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More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is expected to reach 13 million by 2050. Although dementia treatment can lessen the impact of symptoms on daily life (and promising new drugs may slow the progression of dementia), currently there isn’t a cure or a way to prevent the disease that affects memory, thinking and behavior.

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Top 9 Benefits of Local Retirement Homes for Seniors

February 2, 2024

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Choosing to retire in a familiar location or a new exotic locale is a deeply personal decision. Some people dream of retiring to a warm climate or a favorite vacation destination while others plan to stay close to home and family. There are several common reasons why people opt to spend their senior years in their home community and retire locally.

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Retirement Living Community in Easton, PA Draws NJ Seniors

January 26, 2024

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Pennsylvania and New Jersey are both lovely states, and the decision to retire in one state versus another can vary based on individual preferences and priorities. Located near the state line, Country Meadows operates a retirement living community in Easton, PA as well as nearby towns of Bethlehem and Allentown.

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What to Look for in a Memory Care Facility in Allentown, PA

January 12, 2024

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Selecting a memory care facility for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is a significant decision. Memory care facilities are specifically designed to provide a secure and supportive environment for individuals with cognitive impairments. Here are several key factors in what to look for in a memory care facility in Allentown.

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Fun & Fitness: Independent Senior Living in Bethlehem, PA

January 5, 2024

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Choosing independent senior living in Bethlehem, PA that prioritizes both fun and fitness is a great way to ensure an active, enjoyable retirement. The best exercise for seniors to prevent health problems and stay independent are aerobic activities and muscle strengthening. Leading an active lifestyle helps maintain and improve muscle strength, which is essential for balance and mobility, and weight bearing exercises can help preserve bone density and reduce the risk of fractures and osteoporosis.

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How to Find Top Senior Living Communities in York

December 27, 2023

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When evaluating top senior living communities in York, talking to staff and residents, touring the facility and attending informational sessions or events can provide a comprehensive view of each community’s environment and services. It is very important to ask questions and gather as much information as possible to make an informed decision. Here are some key aspects to keep in mind.

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Keeping Independent Senior Living Costs Affordable

December 15, 2023

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Independent living is designed for seniors who are generally healthy and active, but prefer a community setting that offers convenience, social engagement with others and amenities such as meals or recreational activity programs. Independent senior living costs can vary widely based on several factors such as location, amenities, additional services provided and type of housing.

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