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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.

On Grandparents Day, help kids connect to loved ones with memory loss

September 5, 2019
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

National Grandparents Day is observed on the first Sunday of September after Labor Day to honor grandparents for their love and support. Ecumenical Retirement Community encourages families to express their gratitude to grandparents and, where possible, use it as a day of visitation and connection. We recognize that visits and communication can be challenging when…Continue Reading

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Guidelines for thorough preparation when traveling with aging parents

June 28, 2019
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Traveling with older family members can be a pleasant, memorable family bonding experience. The success of the trip, however, may depend on proper preparation to meet the particular needs of older travelers. This is especially important for those who are challenged by memory loss or receiving dementia care. For a smoother journey, plan with these…Continue Reading

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Seven steps to good daily memory care for seniors and seniors-to-be

November 30, 2018
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

Most people in or approaching their senior years are more concerned about losing their mental health (62 percent) than their physical health (29 percent). That was the result of a survey of 1,000 Americans on their primary concerns about aging. We can expect that aging family members will experience some memory loss, but with little…Continue Reading

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10 ways to honor Mom on Mother’s Day at a senior community

May 9, 2018
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

A family-focused senior community, such as Ecumenical Retirement Community, welcomes relatives of residents every day of the year. But, Mother’s Day is definitely one of the most popular days for visiting. Families want to make the day memorable but are sometimes at a loss as to what to do beyond the traditional cards, gifts and…Continue Reading

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Retirees welcome holiday visitors to their senior living communities

December 12, 2017
The Senior Care Experts at Ecumenical Retirement Community

“The greatest gift of all is to spend Christmas with those you love.” Most of us would agree with this sentiment expressed by an unknown writer. And the best retirement communities not only agree but encourage and welcome family visits with residents over the holidays. No matter our age, we approach the holiday season with…Continue Reading

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