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7 Strategies to Help Older Adults Improve Their Emotional Well-Being

Protecting our emotional and mental well-being can be difficult at any age. However, older adults often face unique challenges such as increasing loneliness, the loss of a loved one or health conditions that negatively impact emotional wellness.  Many of these life events are common, but that doesn’t mean they are any less serious or even …

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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Look Into a Senior Living Community

A new year marks a time for reflection. Whether that means assessing your health and fitness and striving to improve them or just checking in with your emotions and life goals, we often associate the new year with a fresh start. This includes evaluating your living situation.  For many older adults, the move to a …

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5 Ways Community Living Leads to a More Active Lifestyle

Retirement years are full of promise. They’re the years most adults build toward. When you can kick back, relax and make the most of your family, your free time and the life you’ve created. But staying active as you get older can be difficult. Sometimes doing the same activities you used to is no longer …

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

The holidays are always a tough time for keeping nutritional needs and dietary restrictions top of mind, but for older adults it can be even harder. Often, holidays and overindulgence are synonymous by way of tradition. If you need to scale back this year due to health conditions or simply because you’re paying more attention …

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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

For most of us, the holiday season is a time of celebration. We gather with friends and family to tell stories, drink and eat, and give gifts. Unfortunately, for many seniors the holiday season can be a difficult time of year marked by loneliness and depression. If there’s a loved one in your life who …

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What is National Family Caregivers Month?

Every November is National Caregivers Month, a time when we give thanks to the caregivers in our lives and acknowledge the work they do to care for their loved ones. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about challenges in the caregiving field, educate communities about caregiving and increase support for our caregivers nationwide. …

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Abbey Delray South Veterans Reflect

Every year we pay our respects to our veterans, both those who are with us and those who are not. We honor the sacrifices they have made to protect and serve our country, allowing us all to live free and safe. At Abbey Delray, we are taking the opportunity to highlight veterans who live in …

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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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