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How to spot the warning signs of a stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke. It’s an alarming statistic, and although a stroke can happen at any time, a person’s age is a significant factor. In fact, the risk of having a stroke doubles each decade after the age of 55. For seniors and their loved ones, learning to spot
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Seven questions you should ask when touring an assisted living facility

Tours of assisted living communities can feel overwhelming for caregivers and their loved ones. Each one is unique and asking the right questions will help you make the best possible decision. Here are seven questions to consider: Does staff conduct an initial assessment prior to admission? Ask about what your loved one will experience during
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Common Mistakes People Make When They Offer Condolences

Grief is a difficult journey for both the individual grieving, and for the individuals that seek to support the journey. If you have a friend who is currently grieving the loss of a loved one, this guest post by Suzie Kolber, a friend of Generations Senior Living, to help you know just what to say
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5 Benefits of Grief and Bereavement Support Groups

“Why don’t you check out a grief support group,” is often offered as a suggestion to people after the loss of a loved one. And it’s not a bad suggestion. Grief and bereavement support groups offer many benefits to participants. Grief support groups come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Sometimes they are specific
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Alzheimer’s Prevention: What You Should Know

Anyone who has been touched by the disease of Alzheimer’s knows the pain of losing a loved one or family member this way. Nearly 44 million individuals were reported to have Alzheimer’s in 2015, meaning hundreds of thousands of individuals and families are watching a loved one slip away slowly, one memory at a time.
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