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The resources below are organized by the most recent first. We hope these resources are helpful for all seniors and their loved ones who provide caregiving support.

Assisted Living

Is Personal Care or Assisted Living right for me or my loved one?

If you or someone you love is finding it increasingly difficult to manage daily routines, you are not alone. Many families struggle with the right combination of support and services to help an aging loved one live as independently and safely as possible. Personal Care and Assisted Living services, whether provided at a retirement community …

Health & Wellness

Is It a UTI, or Dementia? What You Need to Know

Most of us, at one point or another in our lives, have contracted a urinary tract infection or “UTI” as they are more commonly called. As you age, UTIs may affect you differently. For seniors, it can be real a gray area when urinary tract infections and confusion first appear: Is the UTI alone to …


Packing Checklist for Moving into a Senior Living Community

Moving can be a difficult transition, no matter your age or circumstance. But seniors may find moving especially hard when they want to hold onto belongings and keepsakes that hold memories of their lives. Patience and planning will go a long way to making these difficult decisions a little easier for everyone. Moving into a …

Memory Care

When is it Time for a Memory Support Program?

A memory support program is an immense undertaking whether considering care at home or in a retirement community. It also is a very individualized experience, and everyone needs to evaluate their own unique situation. We understand and have helped families decide on their own by answering the following questions based on their needs: Has my …

Memory Care

What to Look for When Choosing a Memory Support Program

Making this decision for a loved one can seem overwhelming. There are more memory care options today than ever before. To help you choose a quality program your loved one deserves, here are some guidelines and questions to ask: Preserving Resident Dignity Personal Care & Hygiene Does the overall appearance of residents look well kept, …

Family & Caregivers

Talking About Touchy Topics With Your Aging Parents

From childhood into early adulthood, our parents were tasked with caring for our physical, emotional, and financial needs. As we matured and grew self-reliant, our parents began to relax their hold on us. We built careers, families, and lives of our own. Now, as adult children, we find ourselves assuming a measure of responsibility for …

Memory Care

Understanding Dementia’s Effects on Your Loved One and Family

The feelings that older adult experiences at the onset of dementia and memory loss—namely frustration, anxiety, and fear—are also felt by family members. And just as the person with dementia depends on sources of comfort, security, and consolation, that individual’s family often requires support, as well. Families need to understand what their loved ones are …


Navigating The Maze

Choosing a retirement community lifestyle is an easy decision for many retirees and their family members. They like the idea of having no responsibility for home maintenance and feel a retirement community will give them more independence to engage in their favorite activities. They also look forward to forming friendships with other seniors who share …

Family & Caregivers

Finding Your Way to Caring for a Loved One and You

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge and recognize all you do to care for someone else on top of your other priorities. It’s an undertaking not everyone can do. We know the job of caring for a family member or friend is demanding, perhaps overwhelming. So, while we don’t have a one-size-fits-all solution for you, …

Family & Caregivers

Children’s Activity Book: Understanding the Forgetting Disease: Dementia

Country Meadows Retirement Communities and our non-profit sister community, Ecumenical Retirement Community, have cared for many older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and helped their families re-connect with them to enjoy many more years of fulfilling relationships, even with the changes the illness brings. Children, in particular, can be affected by these changes in their grandparents. …

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