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How Respite Care Can Be Used to Test Drive Assisted Living

Moving your parents or loved one to assisted living is a decision that requires a lot of thought and research. There are so many different aspects of an assisted living community to consider that without visiting communities, there’s no real way to know if it meets all your requirements, or if you, your parents or … Continued

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» Diagnosis and Level of Care, Lifestyle

Is Your Retirement Community Transgender-Friendly? Here Are Some Questions to Ask

Although data varies, it’s estimated there are currently 3 million LGBT Americans ages 50+, a number projected to grow to 7 million by 2030. These adults face unique challenges as they age. A SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders) fact sheet reports that LGBT seniors are twice as likely to … Continued

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Senior Living Gives Seniors and Adult Children Peace of Mind

Children — even adult children — turn to their parents for support. They see their parents as caregivers, and it’s often a surprise when the roles become reversed. Seemingly out of the blue, sons and daughters notice their parents slowing down. They may even worry about their parents living in a house by themselves. Senior … Continued

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Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power

Nation’s second-largest senior living operator receives highest score in all 6 factors DES MOINES, Iowa. November 17, 2020 — Life Care Services, An LCS Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living communities for two years in a row in the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Senior Living Study. In addition, Life Care Services … Continued

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Senior Care Research: How to Use The U.S. News & World Report To Understand The Quality of Care at a Community

U.S. News & World Report points you to the best nursing care.   Even though nursing homes are regulated by the government, they vary considerably in quality, character and cost. So it helps to get as much information as possible before making a decision about which nursing home (sometimes called a skilled nursing facility) is right … Continued

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Senior Care Research: How to Use the 5-Star CMS Rating to Understand the Quality of Care at a Community

Providing quality care requires expertise, high standards and dedication. A high rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is clear proof that the level of care offered at a senior care community is top-tier in the industry. But to truly appreciate a CMS 5-star rating, it helps to understand how the rating is … Continued

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