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Talking to Your Parents About Finances and Downsizing

Caring for your elderly parents is not just about booking them a trip to the Bahamas, buying expensive gifts for their anniversary, or making sure they follow the doctor’s orders. It’s beyond that. There comes a point where you need to make a tough decision around their finances and downsizing. It’s not particularly an exciting…

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Choosing a Senior Living Community as a Couple 

Are you and your spouse or partner looking to downsize? Do you want the convenience of on-site amenities and activities? Or are you ready to make the move to a community where you’ll have access to medical care and help as needed? If you’re looking into senior living communities as a couple, choosing between your…

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Understanding the Levels of Care in Senior Living Communities 

Whether you’re beginning to plan your next moves after retirement or you’re growing concerned about your aging parents, it’s never too early to learn about the different levels of care in senior living communities. Different situations require different levels of care, making it imperative that you understand your needs as well as what each community…

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5 Health Symptoms Seniors Should Never Ignore

The health of our residents is a top consideration at Discovery Village at Deerwood retirement communities in Florida. We provide foods and activities specifically for the purpose of promoting good health. Our residents are also encouraged to follow their doctors’ orders, and there are some symptoms that physicians almost universally agree should not be ignored.…

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6 Myths About Assisted Living for Seniors

If you are considering moving to a senior living community, you might be confused about the different options. Assisted living for seniors is a program that many communities offer, but you might not know exactly what it entails. Whether the decision falls on the individual or family members, it’s never an easy one. Myths and…

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