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Making the decision to move into an independent or assisted living community can be tough! You aren’t sure which one will provide you with the care and assistance you need. Keep reading for a detailed look at these two types of communities and get the help you need today. ...

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When the time comes to care for your aging spouse, you might not be as prepared as you thought. Aging comes with several challenges and can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Keep reading for some useful tips to help you maintain your sanity and keep the spark alive. ...

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Elderly Parents Living Alone: 53 Warning Signs ...

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Living at home as you age can seem like the ideal way to spend your golden years. You envision holiday meals shared with loved ones, not the dangers that aging in place can pose. Keep reading to find out how you can stay safely living at home as you age. ...

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Long-Term Care policies help you cover the costs associated with needing long-term care for you or a loved one in your lifetimes. Just like with other policies, some things are covered, some things aren’t. Let us show you how to find the right one for you. ...

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Start the new year with tips and best practices to help you enjoy the journey of aging. AOS Care Management and Elmcroft of Southern Pines are hosting a six-month educational series, Ask the Expert – Age with Success! ...

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Q: My dad has had multiple small strokes over the past three years, and my mom has been taking care of him at home. She does a great job, and my dad is doing well. They both want to stay in their home, and my mom insists she is capable of managing everything. When we ...

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Q: I recently hired a caregiver to assist my mother at home. Mom has dementia and has been experiencing increased memory loss in recent months. She has always kept a gun in her home and is adamant on keeping it now. The caregiver does not feel safe being in the home with a firearm. How ...

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Q: One of my friends is caring for her husband who has dementia. It is very difficult watching them go through this experience. I can tell that she is really stressed some days, but I am not sure what to do or say that might help. Can you offer some advice on how to best ...

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Amy NattSeptember 7, 2017Make Checking Expiration Dates Part of Your Routine Q​I was visiting my aunt last week, and I noticed that several of the things in her refrigerator looked to be out of date. I offered to clean it out for her, but she insisted she would do it later. Should I be worried ...

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Amy NattJune 8, 2017Communication is the Key to Setting Boundaries in Adult-Child Relationships QI recently came home from the hospital for the second time, and my daughter has been in town trying to make sure that I make a smooth transition home. She has done lots of cooking and makes sure I am resting. While ...

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  by Amy Natt, MS, CMC, CSA   Q: My brother lives in a care facility about an hour away. We try to go visit him once a month, and each time we do, he seems to be declining. We always find him in his room, often asleep in his chair. We ask him if ...

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