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Personal Care Vs Assisted-Living: What’s the Difference?

As your grandparent, parent, aunt or uncle, etc. ages, one serious task you may face is searching for the perfect situation offering the best long-term care options possible. To accommodate retirement age individuals of varying abilities, assisted living communities, personal care homes, and more exist today. If you’re just starting your search, however, and you’re…

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Understanding Depression in Seniors

Understanding Depression in Seniors

The elderly are facing depression in alarming numbers, according to experts. One in four adults over 65 experience some form of depression, while one in 10 experience major depression. Depression affects the elderly because it’s often associated with other health conditions, including chronic pain and heart disease. There are even specific causes of depression common among older…

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