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We hope you enjoy this resource about tips and guidance for seniors and their families for their journey, ideas for living actively and well and insights into living at Ecumenical. Visit often as we share information regularly. And feel free to comment on any that interest you most.
The difference between nursing home care, senior living and assisted living
Seniors are provided with many different living options as they age. And while this should give great reassurance to those beginning their research, it can also be difficult to know which option is the right one. From nursing home care to independent living, long term care and assisted living, there are several factors to consider…Continue Reading
Are nursing homes the same as retirement communities?
There are many people who use the terms nursing homes and retirement communities interchangeably. However, these two types of senior living options come with different services and care options. This is an important distinction when seniors – or children on behalf of their parents – begin their research into retirement communities. Here, we’ll explain the…Continue Reading
How residents of senior living retirement communities can practice good dental care amidst stay-at-home orders
Dental care isn’t the health topic that’s on the minds of many in senior living communities at the moment. But with COVID-19 keeping residents at home and many offices closed, there is a possibility that teeth cleanings and other dental hygiene related appointments have either been missed or rescheduled for the future. And as the…Continue Reading
Your aging parents are changing. How to have those tough conversations about independent living, personal care, and nursing home care.
The last time you visited mom and dad, everything seemed ok. Dad was still tinkering in the garage with small woodworking projects and doing his outside chores. Mom was involved in everyday activities like cooking and baking and performing light chores around the house as well as getting together with her weekly bridge group. But…Continue Reading
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