Choosing Assisted Living

Posted June 28, 2016
Choosing Assisted Living
Choosing assisted living can be difficult as our parents age and we watch our lives take a bit of a reverse role. As we grew up our parents took care of us; but time changes things and we are sometimes forced to begin watching after them and keeping them safe and happy. Steps for Choosing Assisted Living The first thing to remember is that while there is no perfect map to follow when choosing the path of the life for a loved one’s future as they age, there are particular steps and decisions that are very important. Cost – Money ...
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Men’s Health Month 2016

Posted June 21, 2016
Men’s Health Month 2016
Traditionally, every June is National Men’s Health Month in the United States. Senior Living Experts wants to help men live longer, healthier lives. Men’s Health Statistics Keep in mind that the leading causes of death in America, in no particular order, are cancer, vascular disease, suicide, and diabetes. Men live an average of 5 years less than women Over half of “premature” deaths in men are preventable Men are less likely than women to make preventative doctor visits than women (50% fewer) Half of all men will experience cancer during their life Men tend to have higher “at risk” lifestyles ...
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Seniors and Hoarding

Posted June 14, 2016
Seniors and Hoarding
Seniors and hoarding is a more common problem than you may realize. Referred to as Diogenes Syndrome or Senile Squalor Syndrome, seniors who may have never lived in hoarding conditions can become affected; changing the lives of everyone involved. Seniors and Hoarding - Why? There are a variety of possible reasons why an aging parent or loved one starts hoarding. Income - Being on a fixed income, money may not be as plentiful or accessible as when they worked and could trigger hoarding out of fear of not having certain materialistic items they're used to having, anticipate wanting, or need. ...
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KERRY QUIRIN FROM SENIOR LIVING EXPERTS® TO SPEAK AT ELDER CARE PLANNING SEMINAR ON June 23, 2016

Posted June 13, 2016
KERRY QUIRIN FROM SENIOR LIVING EXPERTS® TO SPEAK AT ELDER CARE PLANNING SEMINAR ON June 23, 2016
What if... then what? A Continuum of Care Case Study For the Sandwich Generation, Seniors & Senior Care Professionals Free & Open to the Public Thursday, June 23 6:30-7:30 pm Birches assisted living 215 55th St, Clarendon Hills, il 60514 Light refreshments provided. RSVP to Ahyman@heartfeltsolutions.net or call 630-789-1135
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Cataract Awareness

Posted June 7, 2016
Cataract Awareness
June is National Cataract Awareness Month. Cataract is a common eye problem among those who are aging. The Facts - Cataract Awareness Leading Cause of Blindness - Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness in America. Early Detection & Treatment - Early detection and treatment of cataract increases the probability of successful vision as you move forward with a healthy approach. 24 Million - There are approximately 24 million American's over the age of 40, who are affected by cataracts Blindness - If cataract is left unattended it can result in blindness of the eye(s) affected. Regular Checkups - Because ...
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