Monthly Spotlight

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Senior Dads

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Senior Dads

Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your love and appreciation to the special dads or grandfathers in your life. This Father’s Day may be different than in years past, however, if your dad is now residing in a senior living community. The good news is that there are still plenty of fun and

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Power of Friendships in your Golden Years

The Power of Friendships in Your Golden Years

As we journey through life, the importance of friendships becomes increasingly obvious, especially as we approach our senior years. Maintaining old relationships and cultivating new friendships can benefit our overall health, offering a multitude of benefits for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here is a closer look at the benefits of quality friendships on your

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Celebrating Mother’s Day with Your Aging Mom

As Mother’s Day approaches, it is a great opportunity to celebrate the special bond you share with your senior mom or grandmother. While traditional items like flowers and chocolates make wonderful gifts, making Mother’s Day memorable involves thoughtful planning and activities that cater to your mom’s interests and needs. Here are some meaningful ideas to

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How Assisted Living Can Improve Quality of Life

How Assisted Living Can Improve Quality of Life

If your elderly loved one lives alone, you may have questions about their quality of life, including concerns about their physical health, safety, emotional well-being and social connections. There may come a time when you must decide if your loved can safely age in place, or if it is time to explore long-term living options.

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Why Use Respite Care as a Trial Stay for Senior Living

Why Use Respite Care as a Trial Stay for Senior Living

Respite care is a beneficial service that offers family caregivers a break from their daily responsibilities. What many people don’t realize though is that it can also benefit seniors who are on the fence about a move to long-term senior living. At Country Place Senior Living, our respite care program allows seniors to experience what

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How to Have a Positive Visit to Memory Care

If your older parent or loved one has dementia, you may not know what to expect when you visit them in memory care. Some family members fear their loved one will not remember them. Others feel anxious about what to say or how to behave. The truth is, visiting a loved one in memory care

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Seniors and Friendships The Benefits of Social Connections as You Age

Seniors and Friendships: The Benefits of Social Connections as You Age

For seniors, building and maintaining friendships is crucial for mental, physical and emotional health. Unfortunately, making friends when you’re older isn’t always as easy when you were younger. Social circles wane with time as friends move away or pass on, leaving some older adults longing for companionship and connection. Health problems and mobility issues can

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Mistakes To Avoid During Your Search for A Senior Living Community

Mistakes To Avoid During Your Search for A Senior Living Community

Choosing the right long-term care community for yourself or an older family member is an important, life-altering decision. With so many different options and choices to make, it’s easy to see why some families become overwhelmed, or even delay their decision out of fear of making a wrong choice. At Country Place Senior Living, we

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