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What you need to know about Hospice at Home

If you’re faced with the decision of where and how to ensure that your loved one’s needs are met after your physician has informed you of a prognosis of end stage Alzheimer’s, COPD, heart failure, ALS or Parkinson’s disease, hospice care may be the right answer for you.

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How Mindfulness Improves Well-being

Over the past decade, residents and staff in more than a half dozen Kendal senior living communities have adopted a variety of mindfulness-based practices—including meditation, yoga and tai chi—to reduce…

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How to find the best nursing home for your loved one

Your family has made the decision that your mother or father will be more comfortable and safer living in a nursing home. Next up is finding a quality home for…

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Downsizing and Moving for Seniors

Often the only thing standing in the way of an older adult moving to a smaller house is all the stuff stored in the attic, basements, closets and unused rooms.…

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Traveling with Someone Living with Dementia

This is the time of year when families and friends are making plans to reunite and celebrate the holidays, which often means boarding an airplane or sitting in a car…

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How to Ask My Aging Parent to Stop Driving

In a perfect world your aging mother or father realizes that their eyesight, reaction time or concentration is failing and they voluntarily and kindly hand you the car keys. Unfortunately,…

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4 Things You Didn't Know About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Continuing Care Retirement Communities come with a wide array of benefits, as many people know. In doing research to find where might be the best fit according to your lifestyle,…

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3 Advantages of a Resident-Driven Lifestyle at Kendal on Hudson

From your career and volunteer opportunities to your education, travel experience and social circle, you have been in complete control of your lifestyle. Whether you want to expand on your…

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5 Reasons to Downsize into Independent Living Before Winter Begins

People often say that winter is the most wonderful time of the year, and often, it is. From beautiful snow showers, family gatherings and winter holidays, to festive meals, bountiful…

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