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5 Unexpected Trends in Today’s Long-Term Care

The words “nursing home” often bring to mind thoughts of colorless, sterile and depressing environments. This stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth—especially when you consider the emergence of a new model of long-term care designed to maximize independence, dignity and personal choice among residents. How, specifically, are these senior living communities raising the bar when it comes to positive aging?

Read on for a roundup of five exciting—and unexpected—trends transforming the face of long-term care.

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When a Parent's Short-Term Rehab Becomes Long-Term Care

For some seniors, short-term rehab can end up becoming a transition stage to long-term care. Medical science can't always predict how the human body will heal. There are times when a person just doesn't respond as expected to treatment, or when there is simply more deterioration than the body can overcome.

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5 Questions That Should Guide Your Planning for Aging Parents

Are you becoming increasingly responsible for the welfare of your aging parents? Although you’ve got a full plate managing your own life and family, it seems that with each passing month, Mom and Dad become more reliant on you to help with even the small things. If it feels like you’re always putting out brush fires, some serious long-term planning for your parents’ future may be in order.

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Downsizing Leads to a More Organized Senior Life

Anyone who has spent an extended period of time in temporary living quarters of limited size— an "efficiency" apartment, for instance, necessitated by a temporary work assignment or an extended vacation on a boat or RV— knows the value of organized storage. The old adage of "a place for everything, and everything in its place" rings loud and very true.

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3 Simple Rules for Discussing Finances With Your Parents

Just the thought of entering into a discussion with our parents about their finances can cause anxiety. But as they reach retirement age, planning for their future becomes even more imperative. Your parents may need assisted care at some point in the future or decide to move to another city or into a retirement community, and taking steps now to make sure that they have the financial security to make these changes will help ensure that they’re enjoying life well into their golden years.

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Do You Know if Your Money Will Be Safe after Retirement?

If it seems like most of your days of late have been spent imagining all of the amazing adventures and wonderful experiences you’re going to enjoy after retirement, you need to start your financial planning now.

If you’re close to retirement, you probably already have an advisor managing your investments. But as the day draws ever near, you may have started to wonder if your current advisor understands the ins and outs of the lifestyle you see yourself enjoying after you retire.

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How to Calculate the Cost of Long-term Senior Care

The average life expectancy in the US has risen dramatically in the last century. According to the National Institute on Aging, the number of seniors in the 85+ age group is expected to increase by as much as 351 percent between 2010 and 2050. And with the increase in this particular age group will come a corresponding need for quality senior care.

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There’s No Guide to Retirement Living, But We Make Life Easy

The way the Marjorie P. Lee community speaks about Michelle LaPresto, Community Relations Manager at MPL, you would never guess that she hasn’t worked in the eldercare field her whole live. With her sharp sense of humor and easy laugh, she plays such a large role in making senior life at Marjorie P. Lee feel like home.

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Retirement Living in Your Golden Years

 

If you’ve found our blog, chances are you’re helping a loved one prepare for retirement living or getting ready to make the transition yourself. A lifestyle change of any kind can be a long and complicated process, but retirement living has an extra set of considerations.

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