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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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Senior Living Communities Make Community Involvement a Priority

A Community Within a Community With close ties to the communities in which we reside, Eddy Senior Living regularly invites local civic groups and organizations to hold meetings and events at various retirement communities throughout the Capital Region. This unique partnership allows us to provide our residents with access to a wide variety of events…
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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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Recognizing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Occasional forgetfulness is a natural part of the aging process. For instance, misplacing keys or having trouble remembering someone’s name from time to time is not necessarily a cause for concern, especially if you or your loved one are able to recall those things later. However, if memory lapses are frequent and they interfere with…
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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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