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The 7 Best Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

Check your recliner. Are you beginning to see a permanent depression on the seat? If so, it’s probably time to think about getting a little exercise. We’re not talking about high-impact workouts, running a marathon or benching 300 pounds. For people of a certain age, doctors say what’s most beneficial in promoting heart health, improving …

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How to Choose Your Loved One’s Short-Term Rehab Facility After Surgery

If your mom or dad is in the hospital recovering from surgery, illness or a medical event, one of the most important ways you can help is to make arrangements for rehabilitation services once the hospital stay ends. While not every recovery requires rehab, if your parent’s physician recommends it, the decision about where to …

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The Best Hobbies to Start in Retirement

Once the kids are well into building their own lives and you no longer have a full-time career to manage, many seniors wonder, “What’s next?” After all the projects are done and the last drawer or closet is organized, many seniors choose their time in retirement to learn a new hobby or dive deeper into …

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Understanding Senior Living Entrance Fees

If you’re looking at a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), also known as a Life Plan Community, there are two financial components to consider: the entrance fee and the monthly fee. What is an entrance fee? The entrance fee, called a buy-in at some communities, is a one-time, upfront fee required by most CCRCs and …

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What Is the Best Age to Move into Independent Living?

Think about the most satisfying vacation you’ve ever been on. How it felt to have someone else prepare meals and serve them to you in an elegant dining room. The pleasure of having a whole slate of activities and adventures to choose from to fill your day. The fun of meeting and socializing with new …

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What Qualifies a Patient for Skilled Nursing Care?

It’s difficult to watch a loved one age, especially when the aging process begins to involve serious illness or disease that affects their ability to remain independent. A question often asked by adult children when an aging parent experiences dramatic changes in health and well-being is, “What qualifies a patient for skilled nursing care?” What …

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Exploring the Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

The older we get, the greater the chances that our bodies may need a repair such as a hip or valve replacement, or we experience a major illness or a bad fall that compromises our muscle strength, mobility and ambulation. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that a third of all …

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How to Choose a Retirement Community in 7 Steps

If you’re “of a certain age” or you have loved ones who are, here’s a question you’ll be  exploring sooner than later – what are your expectations about where and how you’ll live out your senior years? Seniors today have a wealth of options for a great retirement community, and that means you get to …

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Five Misconceptions About Senior Living and COVID-19

None of us dreamed we’d be facing a global pandemic in 2020 or imagined the impact that COVID-19 would have on all our lives emotionally, mentally and physically. We’ve all worked hard to try and maintain a sense of normalcy and connection, and that’s especially true of senior living communities like Abbey Delray South. That …

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