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VIDEO: Who Will Care for your Loved One? Having a Plan in Place

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Downsizing and Moving to Senior Living: Tips from a Temecula Expert

If the time has come for mom or dad to downsize and move to a senior living community, there are a lot of logistics to consider. What do you get rid of? How much do you pare down? How do you make the actual move happen?

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Infographic: The Future of Senior Living

What is the probability you will need senior living?  What should you consider when you start the search?  These are likely just a couple of the many questions you have if the concept of senior living is new to you.  Take a look at this infographic to learn more.  

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Living Life to the Fullest: Highgate assisted living facilities craft unique recreational programs

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5 Tips for Talking to a Parent About Moving a Spouse to a Memory Care Facility

It is probably never going to feel like the right time to have “The Talk” about a memory care facility with a parent who is the caregiver of a spouse with dementia. Many adult children avoid bringing it up because it’s such a complicated and sensitive topic. But the best time to approach this tough issue is right after the initial diagnosis. As dementia progresses, it’s possible that your...

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Highgate Holistic Health Care:  The Role of Advocacy and Benefits of a Goal-Driven Approach

When your parent moves to an assisted living community, they’re getting a lot more than a new place to live. A safe environment, around-the-clock care, medical attention, nutritious and well-balanced meals, and help with the tasks of daily living are just a few of the benefits. But, choosing a community with a holistic approach to health care also means having access to health care...

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Tips for Talking to a Parent About a Respite Stay

Caretaking is exhausting — physically, emotionally and spiritually. If you’re the primary caretaker for a parent, there is a wide variety of reasons why you might eventually need a respite stay. That’s especially true if you are their sole caretaker. But no matter the reason, it can be difficult to begin that conversation and get your parent onboard. So, before you do, make sure you’re...

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VIDEO: Different Ways Caregivers Can Receive Help from Outside the Home

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7 Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living Costs

Many seniors and their families have questions about assisted living costs. Knowing more about assisted living costs can help you plan for these expenses. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about assisted living costs — and their answers.

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What is Holistic Health Care?

Holistic health care, also called holistic medicine or integrative medicine, is an approach to health management that focuses on the whole person — body, mind, spirit and emotions.

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