Seasonal Affective Disorder & Seniors

If you live in northern New York, it’s hard not to feel a little melancholy during the winter months. With limited daylight, cold temperatures and gray skies, winter can feel downright gloomy. Unfortunately, for people who suffer from depression, or those who are more susceptible to it, this time of year can further exacerbate symptoms….
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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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Are Granny Pods a Smart Alternative to Senior Living Communities?

For those who are unfamiliar with the term, granny pods are essentially small, portable guest houses with high-tech medical extras designed to be installed in a caregiver’s backyard and hooked up to the existing home’s sewer, water and electric. The original concept for granny pods, also known as MEDcottages, was developed by the Virginia-based company,…
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Senior Tech Scams

Anyone with a computer, tablet or even a smartphone is susceptible to tech scams, but seniors face an increased risk and appear to be targeted more often by cyber thieves. Learn more about the latest tech scams impacting seniors and find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family. Tech Support Scam…
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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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