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What to Expect after Moving to an Active Retirement Community

What to Expect after Moving to an Active Retirement Community

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Retirement can mean different things to different people. There are a number of factors that determine what the post-working years will look like for older adults, such as age of retirement, budget, health status, family dynamics and personal goals and….

Things to do When Visiting Elders

Things to do When Visiting Elders

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When an older adult in your life has limitations, you may struggle to think of ways the two of you can spend your time together. Some people may reduce or avoid making visits to elderly friends and family members altogether….

Skydiving Willows Resident Living Life to the Fullest

Skydiving Willows Resident Living Life to the Fullest

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Eileen Tupper has had a life of excitement – traveling the world, viewing Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, rafting down the Colorado River and even skydiving on her 80th birthday. The walls of her apartment at The….

Staying Active: Best Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

Staying Active: Best Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

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Staying active and getting enough exercise is as important for seniors and older adults at any other stage of life. In fact, low-impact exercises like stretching and strength training are actually necessary to help seniors stay healthy and reduce the….

Westboro Nursing Home’s Rehab at Work

Westboro Nursing Home’s Rehab at Work

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Patients at Westboro nursing home Beaumont at Westborough participating in short-term rehabilitation programs rely on our dedicated team of therapists to create a care plan that can deliver positive outcomes so they can return home and enjoy the best possible….

Moving to an Assisted Living Community: What to Expect

Moving to an Assisted Living Community: What to Expect

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The transition to assisted living can be a confusing and emotional time for seniors, their family, and friends. From moving away from friends and neighbors to letting go of belongings that often have a lifetime of memories and sentimental value,….

Time to Bring In a Home Health Aide?

Time to Bring In a Home Health Aide?

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For most older adults, keeping their independence and autonomy is a primary concern, especially in the face of an illness or injury. The decision to bring in a home health aide to help with household chores and personal tasks can….

Tips for Managing Stress While Caring for a Senior

Tips for Managing Stress While Caring for a Senior

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According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), more than 34 million Americans serve as caregivers for an aging parent or other person every year. Many caregivers juggle work, children and family, and other….

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