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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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Gentle Yoga & Meditation Benefits for Seniors

It’s widely accepted that routine physical activity can prevent disease, injury and obesity. Likewise, brain exercises help to keep the mind sharp and fend off depression. Yet, as we age, modifications to our exercise routine become inevitable. Luckily, gentle yoga and meditation provides seniors with all the mind-body benefits they need, using low-impact movements and…
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Seniors Find Freedom in Technology at Eddy Senior Living

The stereotype that seniors lack technology skills is, well, old and outdated. Recent studies have shown that nearly 60% of people over 65 use the Internet, and many companies are dedicating a fair amount of research into “aging in place” tech tools and gadgets. In addition to employing assistive technology devices, such as smartphone apps…
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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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