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What is the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living?

If you were to assume that the differences between independent living and assisted living are few and far between, you would not be the first person to do so. But the reality is that independent living and assisted living are two very different types of senior living options. One offers a community centered around a …

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Fun Facts About Fall

Florida has four seasons, but they may not be the same four seasons that other people experience across the United States. Even so, that does not mean Floridians can’t celebrate the fall season when the calendar turns to September. Let’s explore the traditions that are a staple of the fall and what events and activities …

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Signs of Caregiver Burnout & How Respite Care Can Help

By nature, caregivers are often more concerned about the serving needs of others as opposed to their own. But that mentality, as noble as it may be, can come at a cost. Thirty-six percent of caregivers describe their situation as “highly stressful” according to the “Caregiving in the U.S. 2020” report from AARP and the …

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What to Look for in a Senior Health Services Provider

What distinguishes one senior health services provider from another? That is a question we can help you answer. As you are exploring your options and considering what each senior retirement community has to offer you, there are key considerations that can help you determine whether their health services can provide the care you need and …

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Do you qualify for respite care?

Respite care was created with caregivers in mind. With all the responsibilities and worry about a loved one a caregiver juggles, it can be hard to take time away for yourself. According to a comprehensive study of American caregivers conducted by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, there are 53 million people in the …

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How to Evaluate Services & Amenities in Your Senior Living Search

Choosing to move to a senior living community is a decision that takes time and careful consideration. At Abbey Delray South, we are passionate about helping seniors age successfully and enjoy the retirement they’ve worked so hard for. We understand that whether you’re looking for yourself or a loved one, the process of finding an …

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How You Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

Forgetful moments can be frustrating at best. As we age, it’s not uncommon for occasional forgetfulness to become more frequent, but it’s not necessarily a cause for alarm. Our brains simply don’t operate the same in our 60s as they did in our 20s. At Abbey Delray South, we are passionate about successful aging. That …

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How You can Take Action on The Longest Day (June 20)

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Across the country, the state of Florida has the second highest incidence of this disease. If you or someone you love has felt the impact of Alzheimer’s, you understand just how devastating the disease can be. Currently there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, which is why …

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Investing in Abbey Delray South Means an Investment in You

When you’re considering which senior living community is right for you in Delray Beach or South Florida, your checklist may include quality and levels of care, community amenities, unique activities and events and even floor plans. But have you considered adding not-for-profit to your list? For-profit senior living communities run like any private business — …

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