Aging is a Gift

With age comes gray hair, wrinkles, new aches and pains, but it also comes with wisdom, a lifetime of stories, and freedom. Yes, aging is an adjustment, but it is also a gift, when we shift our perspective. Celebrating Seniors As a reminder to embrace growing old and the aging population among us, May has…
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Benefits of Entrance Fee Senior Living Communities

If you’ve started looking into senior living options and independent living community costs, you’ve likely encountered a complex assortment of financial options and choices. In recent years, retirement community pricing has largely evolved into a refundable entrance fee model, but what does that mean, and what are the benefits of an entrance fee independent living…
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What to Look for in an Assisted Living / Enriched Housing Community

The decision to move into assisted living / enriched housing is often wrought with emotion and uncertainty. Yet, in many cases, it is truly the best option to ensure the safety and health of an aging loved one. Finding the right community with the best care can certainly help ease some of the fear and…
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Having “The Talk” When It’s Time For Your Parents to Embrace Assisted Living

For many adult children, it’s difficult to admit that our parents are getting older, and it can be even harder for aging parents to accept that they need help. However, ignoring the warning signs will only put your loved ones at risk. To help you have “the talk” with your parents about needed lifestyle changes…
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Short-Term Independent Living Stays: A Much-Needed Break from The Winter Grind

Short-term stays for up to several months at an independent senior living-community can be just what seniors need for a much-deserved break, especially during the difficult winter months. Eddy Senior Living Communities offer short-term apartment rentals at multiple locations, along with special rates and amenities that make these accommodations all the more attractive. At Eddy…
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The Health, Emotional and Wellness Benefits of Being Grateful

Developing and fostering a personal sense of gratitude – defined as “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness” – can have many wonderful far-reaching benefits for one’s health, happiness and success in life. And these effects can be obtained and enjoyed by simply spending a few mindful minutes…
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Aid and Attendance Helps Veterans Pay for Assisted Living Expenses

The VA’s Little-Known Veterans’ Pension Benefit Retired military wartime veterans and surviving spouses of deceased wartime veterans may qualify for a helpful, but often underutilized, benefit—a special monthly pension benefit called Aid and Attendance—provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Even though the program has existed for some time, many veterans are unaware that…
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Eddy Memory Care at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center Celebrating Twenty Years of Compassionate Care

Eddy Memory Care at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center, located in Cohoes, NY, has always made community a core focus, whether it’s fostering a sense of fellowship within its own 52-room memory care campus, or actively embracing the communities of the greater local surrounding area. That’s part of why Eddy Memory Care has experienced such longevity:…
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