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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/a>, 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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What to Expect During Stroke Recovery at Abbey Delray South

At Abbey Delray South, our residents love to stay active. Not only because they genuinely enjoy strolling our lush, resort-like campus or taking a group water exercise class with friends, but also because they know that a healthy heart and a healthy mind lower their risk factors for chronic disease and other medical conditions like …

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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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