Tag: elderly


Smart Ways to Minimize the Cost of your Senior Living Search

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Nov 2017

Smart Ways to Minimize the Cost of your Senior Living Search

For many, the cost of long-term care is staggering. On a fixed income it can be hard to imagine how you will find a top quality retirement community at a cost you can sustain for the rest of your life. The good news is there are several things you can do to put yourself at the best advantage moving forward. When it comes to searching...

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Senior woman standing outside front door of house

07

Aug 2017

How to Create a Safe Living Environment for Seniors

Living alone at any age can bring concerns of safety and security. Especially for a senior, living alone can bring the joy of independence or the fear of accident and injury leaving them unable to call for help. If you have an aging loved one living alone, whether in their own home or in an independent living community, there are many steps you can take...

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Senior couple on walk in countryside

05

Jul 2017

Tips to Help Seniors Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

While the summer months can be a beautiful time to get outdoors and enjoy some sunshine, it can also be a dangerous time for our seniors. Overheating and dehydration are very real threats to our health, especially to our aging loved ones who may not have the help or resources to prevent them. In an effort to keep everyone safe this summer, take a look...

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7 Summer Activities We Offer Our Residents

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Jun 2017

7 Summer Activities We Offer Our Residents

Summer is a beautiful season to step outside, get some fresh air and stay active, both mentally and physically. At the Middletown Home we take special care to offer our residents a wide variety of summer activities to suit their interests and skill levels. We add some unique activities to our event calendar each month that we want to share a little bit more about....

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Female caregiver and senior patient in a wheelchair looking at camera outside

02

Jun 2017

4 Things That Make the Middletown Home’s Campus Uplifting

The staff at the Middletown Home makes every effort to create a positive and uplifting environment for everyone who walks through our doors – this includes our residents, caregivers, staff and visitors. We want the Middletown Home to feel like home and here is what we do to achieve that. We proactively seek ways to compliment and encourage one another. Compliments and encouragement are not...

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Happy seniors talking while sitting in the park

13

Feb 2017

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community Whether it’s a parent or a spouse, talking to a loved one about the need to move to a retirement community can be one of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have. It’s a realization that they can no longer care for themselves or that the additional care you have providing to them...

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Woman hands in light teal knitted mittens are holding a beautiful glossy red heart in a snow background. Love and St. Valentine concept.

06

Feb 2017

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! This is why we wanted to focus on some of the many reasons our caregivers love working at the Middletown Home. We are so fortunate to have a group of caregivers and residents who really form some special relationships. Learn about the 7 reasons why...

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Latin senior lady having fun,enjoying,laying down and having her picture taken in her first snow of her life at age 74

09

Jan 2017

6 Tips for Improving Senior Safety in Winter

6 Tips for Improving Senior Safety in Winter The winter months bring the added challenge of cold weather, snow and ice. Especially for seniors, this can pose a dangerous threat to their health and well-being if proper precautions are not taken. If you or someone you know if at a higher risk for falls or ill-health during the winter months, take a look at these...

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Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

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Oct 2016

Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a Certified Nursing Assistant in a skilled nursing center? The simple answer is – a lot of heart! But we wanted to go one step further to give you insight into just how passionate our staff is about serving the members of our retirement community. We talked with Misty Riggs, a Certified Nursing Assistant who will celebrate...

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Group Of Senior Couples Enjoying Meal Together In Care Home With Teenage Helper

13

Sep 2016

5 Reasons Your Loved One May Benefit from a Retirement Community

We all want the best for our loved ones and this includes seeing them enjoy the greatest quality of life, no matter their age. It can be a difficult decision to encourage a friend or family member to leave their home and move into a retirement community, especially if they feel strongly about staying where they are. If you think it’s in the best interest...

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