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Respite Stays: Smart options for interim care

Respite Stays: Smart options for interim care

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Everyone needs a break from work from time to time, and that’s certainly true for those of us who are caregivers for elders and other people we love. But how can caregivers feel at ease leaving someone who needs them….

Nourishing Your Skin: After Summer Skin Repair

Nourishing Your Skin: After Summer Skin Repair

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In between summer and fall, the sun is still warm and inviting, but not the best for our skin. Avoiding excessive sunlight and kicking the nicotine habit are the more obvious ways to protect your skin, but what you eat….

Yoga: An Exercise Program for All Ages

Yoga: An Exercise Program for All Ages

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Yoga has been shown to help alleviate or reduce many health challenges, making it an increasingly popular exercise choice for our older adult population. Senior Yoga classes are popping up everywhere – health clubs, senior centers, assisted living residences, and….

Water to the Rescue (Especially in Summer)!

Water to the Rescue (Especially in Summer)!

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Dehydration sends thousands to the hospital each summer as a result of people not replenishing their bodies by drinking water. In the summer, the heat can drain us of the water we need and we sometimes forget the importance of….

Staff Q&A: Betty Wadsworth

Staff Q&A: Betty Wadsworth

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Betty Wadsworth has been working for SALMON Health and Retirement for more than 40 years — longer than any other person currently on our staff. Q: What brought you to work for the Salmon family in the first place? A: I….

A chuckle a day keeps the doctor away—and can bring us closer.

A chuckle a day keeps the doctor away—and can bring us closer.

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There are many benefits to life and health from laughter, according to an article by Melanie Winderlich of the Discovery Channel.* Laughter… Relieves stress. Boosts your immune system. Helps with pain relief. Gives your muscles a workout. Lightens a mood…..

Great Reasons to Stay Active

Great Reasons to Stay Active

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Aging well has a lot to do with how well we take care of our bodies throughout our lifespan. People who stay even moderately fit as they age may live longer, but more importantly, live better. Much of the deterioration….

What’s a CDP and why does it matter?

What’s a CDP and why does it matter?

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We know it takes a good understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to provide appropriate care and feelings of security for people living with these conditions. Our commitment to serving this growing population extends far beyond most other organizations; that’s….

Caregivers also need to care for themselves

Caregivers also need to care for themselves

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Few of us expected to be taking care of our parents as they (and we) aged, but that’s a reality these days for more and more adults. Finding ourselves helping our parents make important life decisions — or having to….

Did you know Assisted Living expenses can be tax deductible?

Did you know Assisted Living expenses can be tax deductible?

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Tax Deduction for Assisted Living Expenses Please do not view this document as legal or financial advice. The information contained herein may be subject to varied interpretation. We strongly urge all residents and families to check with their own independent….

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