Can You Afford Senior Living in Upstate NY?

Many aging adults are quick to dismiss senior living communities as an alternative to aging in place simply because they think they can’t afford to move into one. However, perception is not always reality. Senior living costs typically include meals, transportation, housekeeping, assisted care and more in one monthly fee. Because of this, senior living…
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Now is the Ideal Time to Sell Your Home and Move to Senior Living

One of the top reasons that seniors delay a move to senior living is concern about cost, coupled with the reluctance to sell their home. Of course, many seniors also reason that they’re simply not ready for senior living. They’re still in good health and can take care of themselves, so they don’t need senior…
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Winter Activities Popular at Eddy Senior Living

Winters in the Albany Capital Region can be challenging for people of all ages, but they are particularly difficult for seniors. Below freezing temperatures compounded by snow and ice accumulations make it unsafe to drive or even walk outside, not to mention the hazards of snow removal. Family members and caregivers, too, are limited by…
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Eddy Senior Living Residents Benefit from Pet Therapy

Whether it’s the soft purr of a cat or the wet kisses from an over-exuberant dog, there’s nothing like the companionship of a pet to restore calm and put a smile on your face. Studies have shown that just fifteen minutes spent bonding with a pet results in significant hormonal changes in the brain. For…
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Life at The Glen at Hiland Meadows Senior Living Community in Queensbury NY

Choosing the right senior living community requires careful research and planning. You’ll want to consider the campus and its location, the size and layout of the apartments, the staff, the availability of services and amenities, and the food and dining options. You’ll also want to understand what it’s truly like to live in the community….
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Making the Transition from Respite Care to Permanent Resident

Respite care is most commonly used to give regular caregivers a break – or respite – from their daily responsibilities. However, for many seniors and their families, these short-term temporary stays have become an opportunity to “try out” our assisted living/enriched housing communities before becoming a permanent resident. Here are the stories of four residents…
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