Assisted Living

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Interview With Kristen Moored: How Aegis Strives To Make Assisted Living A Home For Seniors

Aging is a natural part of life, but for some individuals, getting older can take a toll on their health. In these cases, assisted living communities like Aegis offer a new, better equipped second home.

05/19/2015

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How To Deal With A Parent Who’s Experiencing Dementia

It can be difficult to change your role from child to caregiver. For many individuals, living with a parent who is struggling with dementia can be overwhelming and isolating at first; however, there are several tools available to support you along the way.

05/11/2015

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A Conversation To Have With Your Mom That Can’t Wait

As my mom blew out the candles on her 90th birthday cake at Aegis Living, she looked up at me and smiled. It was the moment where I finally let my breath out too. We had made it. We had weathered the storm of doubt, guilt, and denial. She was safe in her new assisted living community and I was at peace with our decision.

05/07/2015

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Aegis Testimonial Interview With Susan Williams

For Susan Williams and her sister, the moment came when their dad needed more help than they could provide…

04/29/2015

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Using Microsoft’s Newest Technology To Lead More Safe & Efficient Senior Care

It’s not uncommon for a resident to be on multiple medications at once. Industrywide, senior care centers have relied on…

04/10/2015

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Gardening’s New Ethos ‘Help The Planet’

From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there’s a movement underway to…

04/10/2015

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Ways To Prepare For Possible Long-Term Care Costs

Nearly 70 percent of 65 year-olds will eventually need some form of long-term care…

03/19/2015

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‘Still Alice’ Draws Awareness To Alzheimer’s

“The story brings the viewer along the difficult journey that Alice must endure as she falls further into dementia – as she loses touch with her wit and intelligence and slips away into a state of confusion.”

02/12/2015

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Superfoods That May Help Improve Cognitive Function

Sticking with healthy choices can also help to improve mental health…

01/09/2015

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5 Decorating Tips For Your New Senior Living Home

Part of helping your parent make moving to his or her new senior living facility a more positive experience is adding those little extras that turn a house into a home.

01/07/2015

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