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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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Assisted Living for Married Couples

With Americans living longer than previous generations, assisted living for married couples is a growing demand, which many senior care communities are only beginning to address. And if one partner requires a different level or type of care than the other, the situation can be even more difficult to plan for and arrange. There are…
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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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Benefits of a Pet Friendly Senior Living Community

For seniors it is important for their mental and physical health to stay active and interact with others. Often times as people age their circle of friends and loved ones diminishes, they can begin to feel isolated and lonely. Caring for a pet has been shown to give a sense of purpose and help stimulate…
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