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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.

Stroke awareness tips for residents in senior independent living communities

May 5, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability, according to the CDC. Yet many strokes can be prevented and…Continue Reading

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How to research care for dementia or memory loss of loved ones

April 11, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

When a diagnosis of dementia or memory loss of loved ones begins to affect everyday activities, it may be difficult to know where to begin when looking for care that…Continue Reading

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Everything you need to be happy, stay active and build friendships within a senior independent living community

March 3, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Living a long, healthy life is the goal of so many who are starting to plan their retirement journey. There are stacks of factors that seniors believe will help them…Continue Reading

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Tips for seniors downsizing to a retirement community

February 26, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Choosing a retirement community is an exciting decision – but also one that comes with many to-dos. One of the biggest tasks seniors are faced with when moving into a…Continue Reading

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When to consider an assisted living facility

January 26, 2022
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

As we grow older, our essential needs for a healthy and happy life will change as well. And for some seniors, the changes that come with growing older may require…Continue Reading

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Why consider memory support or assisted living homes for a loved one with dementia

December 24, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Nearly 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year, and currently more than 55 million people are affected by dementia worldwide. It can be difficult to determine when…Continue Reading

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The difference between nursing home care, senior living and assisted living

November 22, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

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…Continue Reading

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Oral hygiene and the best practices for residents in senior independent living communities

October 10, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

October is National Dental Hygiene Month and this year’s theme is “celebrating resilience.” Although it’s always recommended that adults schedule a check-up with their dentists twice a year, most dental…Continue Reading

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Financial planning tips to use when considering independent living communities

August 31, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Researching independent living communities can be an emotional experience. Between entering a new stage of life to downsizing out of a beloved family home, there are many aspects that can…Continue Reading

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How seniors benefit from moving into an active and social lifestyle retirement community

July 26, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

There’s a common misconception about retirement that suggests seniors living in retirement communities are often leading sedentary lives. And while it is true that some seniors may no longer have…Continue Reading

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