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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.

New year, new choices. Downsizing tips made easy for moving into a retirement community.

February 18, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Downsizing, like aging, is an inevitable part of life. Whether you want to lead a lifestyle with less maintenance, or you’ve become an empty-nester and find you just have too…Continue Reading

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Tips for retirement community seniors on how to maintain eye health

January 27, 2021
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. And for any adult over the age of 65, this is an important reminder to check on your eye health. Glaucoma, what the Glaucoma…Continue Reading

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Are nursing homes the same as retirement communities?

December 17, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

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…Continue Reading

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How retirement communities can be a perfect solution when downsizing

November 20, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

After years of turning house to home and collecting not only memories but cherished heirlooms, making the decision to explore smaller housing options can be bittersweet. There are many reasons…Continue Reading

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Hearing loss linked to increased risk of dementia – how independent living retirement communities are equipped to handle both issues

October 22, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Dementia is a disease that currently affects over five million Americans, mostly seniors. From memory loss to a decline in physical health, many seniors choose to enter independent living retirement…Continue Reading

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How to determine when memory care is the right care for your loved one

September 24, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

The discussion around moving into a retirement community can be a difficult one. This decision may become all the more challenging when considering memory support as part of that retirement…Continue Reading

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Selecting a senior retirement community that fits your budget

September 11, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Many seniors find it difficult to begin planning for the later years in their retirement. Between committing to moving from a beloved home and understanding what senior living options are…Continue Reading

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What’s the next step after choosing a senior living community?

August 18, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

The period between finding the right senior living community and moving in can be an emotional one. It’s a transformational time for any individual or couple as the next stage…Continue Reading

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Providing the peace of mind you need for moving into senior living retirement communities

July 20, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

As COVID-19 continues to be on the minds of many during the summer months of 2020, senior living retirement communities are doing all they can to provide a safe and…Continue Reading

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How residents of senior living retirement communities can practice good dental care amidst stay-at-home orders

June 9, 2020
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

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,…Continue Reading

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