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How Seniors Can Avoid Scams Targeting Older Adults

August 26, 2022

Country Meadows

You receive an excited call from your parents telling you they just won a sweepstakes. All they have to do is send a thousand dollars to receive their prize. How do you tell them it’s probably one of many scams targeting older adults ?

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Who Is Caring for Mom? Staff of Senior Living Homes

July 29, 2022

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There’s no place like home. This popular saying is rooted in the truth that people are most comfortable in the place they call home. Home is where many people raise a family and build memories. However, as we age, home can become a place filled with challenges.

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Retirement Homes Help Seniors with Driving Retirement

July 8, 2022

Country Meadows

Seniors contemplating living in retirement homes should consider the pros and cons of choosing not to drive, not just whether they are still capable of driving.

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When is Long Term Care the Right Choice?

May 27, 2022

Country Meadows

When searching for a senior living community, terms to describe available levels of care, such as long-term care, may be confusing. What is long-term care? Long-term care includes a spectrum …

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Skilled Nursing Facility Services

May 17, 2022

Country Meadows

If your loved one needs specialized medical care for a chronic condition or assistance for the short-term following surgery or other significant medical emergency, a skilled nursing facility can provide …

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Consider a Pet-Friendly Senior Living Community

May 5, 2022

Country Meadows

Whether furry and four-legged, feathered or finned, pets help make life better. In fact, last year Americans spent an estimated $109.6 billion on animal companions. As a pet-friendly senior living …

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How independent living seniors can have a better relationship with their doctor

March 15, 2022

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Maintaining good relationships with family and friends is critical to our happiness at every age, especially when living at independent living communities. But did you know your personal care doctor …

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ADLs and IADLs: essential senior communities guide

March 3, 2022

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We all get older. While we may feel like we are still youngsters in our minds, our bodies remind us that we are aging. Aging comes with challenges. It may …

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Living a happy life in independent senior living residences

February 15, 2022

Country Meadows

There’s no place like home. This popular saying is rooted in the truth that people are most comfortable in the place they call home. Home is where many people raise …

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Understanding the difference between continuing care retirement communities and other senior living options

January 27, 2022

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There are many choices in senior living. Some older adults choose to live in continuing care retirement communities, also known as CCRCs, to lead an all-inclusive lifestyle. CCRCs provide many …

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Understanding all costs associated with services within a personal care home

January 11, 2022

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The world’s population is aging at a faster rate than ever before and people are living longer. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, seven out of …

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What senior independent living women over the age of 65 need to know about breast cancer

October 10, 2021

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Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in older women. According to the National Cancer Institute, a woman’s risk of breast cancer increases with age.  Residents in …

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Home-related chores seniors don’t have to worry about in independent living communities

September 29, 2021

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Several residents at our independent living communities say they feel like they’ve hit the lottery. Not literally, but the freedom from household chores is almost as sweet. Enjoying true maintenance-free living in …

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Celebrating the co-workers that work with our assisted living residents

September 18, 2021

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Country Meadows is blessed to have the best co-workers in the field of assisted living. Yes, we know we are biased. While we celebrate our co-workers year round, September is …

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Enjoy the summer sun by choosing a retirement community with gardening and more outdoor activities

August 5, 2021

Country Meadows

Getting outside during the warm summer months is cathartic. And nice weather provides many opportunities for older adults to enjoy many retirement community activities. With this in mind, it’s no …

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Free retirement community referral sources may come at an unexpected high cost

June 29, 2021

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You’ve probably seen advertisements for senior care referral services promising to find the best retirement community care for you or a loved one at “no cost to you.” Some of …

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Why retirement communities with gardening and other outdoor activities are growing in popularity

June 11, 2021

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Summer is particularly welcome this year after the months of cold weather and time spent isolating during the pandemic. Many of us are itching to enjoy outdoor activities and time …

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Retirement homes that allow pets offer seniors more opportunities for personalized living

April 27, 2021

Country Meadows

For many people, one of the day’s biggest joys is opening the door to be greeted by wagging tails, wiggly behinds and whimpers of joy from our pets. If you …

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Living in a senior living community can give you just as much independence as living on your own

April 19, 2021

Country Meadows

What could you do with your weekends if you didn’t have to worry about lawn care, landscaping, home repairs or running household errands to the local big box home store? …

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5 Spring activities for residents in retirement homes

April 10, 2021

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Spring is a time of renewal. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, daylight hours are longer and everyone seems more chipper. Late actor Robin Williams once said, “Spring is nature’s …

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