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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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What it’s Like to Live at Glen Eddy Senior Living Community in Niskayuna NY

Choosing the right senior living community requires careful research and planning. In addition to cost, 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…
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Social Media Helps Seniors Stay Connected

What’s the fastest growing demographic on Facebook? It’s not teens or even millennials, but seniors! While most older users fall into the category of “Facebook Surveillance”, since they prefer to use the platform to check out what the kids and grandkids are up to versus actually posting ourselves, there’s still a significant amount of people…
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Assisted Living/Enriched Housing Basics: What Adult Children Should Know

For many adult children, it can be 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 only puts our loved ones at risk. Whether you’ve noticed a decline in your parent’s ability to perform everyday…
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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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