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Residences at Deer Creek Celebrates Gorgeous Grandma Day!

Residences at Deer Creek celebrated their first annual Gorgeous Grandma Day! The national holiday is an opportunity to treat the special ladies in our lives to a day of luxury and appreciation. “We wanted all of our amazing ladies here to have a day of fun, so we invited our residents, whether or not they…

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The Surprising Physical and Mental Benefits of Walking

There’s an easy way to manage your weight, help reduce your risk of heart disease, banish stress, and improve your outlook. Oh, and it’s free. All you have to do is lace up your sneakers and head outside.  That’s right – walking, and especially walking outdoors, comes with a plethora of mental and physical health…

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Residences at Coffee Creek Receives New Business Construction Award

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce presented Residences at Coffee Creek the New Business Construction award at its annual luncheon on Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club. Presenting the awards was Julie Paulson of Harris Welsh & Lukmann. “Independence with Assistance” is the motto of the Residences at Coffee Creek.  Paulson said, “They have implemented 21st-century…

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Mealtime Tips for People With Dementia

  On average, Americans spend more than an hour each day eating. And while mealtimes are necessary for getting the nutrients we need, they’re also important social and cultural occasions. For people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, mealtimes can be difficult due to physical and mental changes. But it’s vital to make…

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What You Need to Know About the New Medicare Changes

You may have heard a lot about the new Medicare changes taking place this coming October. PDPM? LOS? Per diem adjustment? NTA? What does it all mean? Break It Down In layman’s terms, skilled nursing providers are being incentivized to cut the average length of a resident’s stay (“Length of Stay” or “LOS”) to 20…

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See How Music Can Improve the Lives of People with Dementia

No matter what stage of life you’re in, you most likely enjoy music. But have you ever thought about the value music brings to people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? In fact, music may be the best medicine. Back to the Beginning According to Today’s Geriatric Medicine, therapists have long been using music therapy to…

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Explore Memory Care at Residences Senior Living

Like any disease, dementia is intensely personal. It never plays out the same way in different people – and that’s why Residences Senior Living’s memory care program isn’t one-size-fits-all. 

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Preserving Memories When Making a Move

Moving is a part of life. At one season or another in our lives, most people have moved out of their homes and created a new home elsewhere. What is always astounding is no matter how long you have lived somewhere it is easy to accumulate a lot of stuff. Clothing, trinkets, boxes and books…

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How to Choose Between At-Home Care and Assisted Living

Is your senior loved one living at home, but beginning to show signs they might need more help with daily activities? Or are you concerned that they could be healthier physically, emotionally or socially? It might be time to explore care options.

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Is a Career in Senior Living Right for You?

By 2025, the senior living industry will employ 1.2 million workers. And it’s not only doctors and nurses – there are career opportunities in business and management, recreation, dining and more. Read on to learn more about careers in senior living, and see if one could be right for you.