Monthly Spotlight

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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Navigating the Holiday Season When Your Loved One Has Dementia

Navigating the Holiday Season When Your Loved One Has Dementia

The holidays can stir up a lot of mixed feelings for family members affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. While typically a time for celebration, families may experience a sense of loss or disappointment for the way things used to be. At the same time, your older loved one may feel confused,

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Preparing for a Move to a Memory Care Community

Preparing for a Move to a Memory Care Community

Caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia requires a lot of time and energy. And for many family caregivers, there may come a day when you realize that the best way to support your loved one is to transition their care to a memory care community. The move to memory

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Telltale Signs of Caregiver Burnout and How Respite Care can Help

Telltale Signs of Caregiver Burnout and How Respite Care Can Help

Being the primary caregiver for an aging parent or loved one can be profoundly rewarding. Caring for others, however, can also be exhausting, requiring a lot of time and energy from the person providing the care. Over time, balancing all the responsibilities that come with assisting another individual can take a physical, mental and emotional

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Ways to make Thanksgiving Festivities Healthier

Ways to Make Thanksgiving Festivities Healthier

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when friends and family come together to enjoy great food and good company. However, the holidays can also be a difficult time of the year for seniors who are trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle while avoiding feelings of loneliness or isolation. The good news is there are

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benefits of music on aging brain

Benefits of Music on the Aging Brain

Music has the power to relax, excite, enhance mood, inspire movement, improve memory and bring people together—no matter what your age. In senior living communities, music can be a vital part of social activities, used as therapy or simply a part of everyday life. Here at Country Place Senior Living, we integrate music in a variety

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The benefits of having a pet during retirement

The Benefits of Having a Pet During Retirement

Pets are a source of comfort and enjoyment for many people, but this is especially true for older adults. Whether you already own a pet, or you have been wondering if having a pet is right for you, at Country Place Senior Living, we recognize that pet ownership offers significant health benefits for our residents.

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Benefits of Pursuing Hobbies in Your Golden Years

Assisted living communities play an important role in supporting the health and quality of life for seniors who may require extra support with daily activities. One key quality that sets such communities apart is their commitment to engaging older adults through a diverse range of activities. At Country Place Senior Living, we empower our residents

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Why Routines Can Be Good for Your Health

As we get older, it’s not uncommon to lose control over our independence, mobility and cognitive abilities. While adjusting to these changes and life transitions can be challenging, having a structured routine can make things easier for both seniors and their families. Here are four key benefits older adults can enjoy by establishing a daily

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