Senior Living Tips

Combat Flu Season With These Helpful Tips

October 12th, 2019

Did you know that people aged 65 and older are at a greater risk of serious complications related to the flu? With fall officially here, flu season is right around the corner. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy and combat influenza.

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Hidden Costs of In-Home Caregiving

September 18th, 2019

If you are considering in-home care, keep in mind that it comes at a price. If your loved one is in need of specialized senior living options, make sure to understand all the costs and hidden costs first.

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How To Help Your Loved One Adjust To Senior Living

September 12th, 2019

If your loved one is unhappy or having a hard time adjusting to their new life at a senior living community, it’s natural to question whether you made the right decision. But remember: life changes take time to get used to. Here are some tips to help your loved one adapt more quickly to senior living.

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5 Common Scams Seniors Should Detect And Avoid

August 7th, 2019
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Scams are everywhere. Unfortunately, seniors tend to face a higher risk of being targeted because they can appear to be the most vulnerable. Here’s an overview of some of the most common senior scams you’ll find, what to look for and what you can do to protect yourself or someone you love.

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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

July 10th, 2019

StoryPoint Senior Living continues to look for ways to improve the lives of seniors. Here are some tips for enjoying the summer weather while staying safe.

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Navigating Different Care Needs

May 14th, 2019

As you prepare to transition your parents into senior living, it’s important to keep in mind the type of services your loved ones need. Will your loved ones be able to live together if their needs differ? Here’s the breakdown.

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Three Health Benefits Of Living With Pets

May 9th, 2019

Bringing a pet to senior living is often a major deciding factor when choosing the right community. While animals are an added responsibility, they offer a host of mental and physical health benefits to their senior owners.

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The Importance Of Building Relationships In Senior Living

April 9th, 2019

Friendships and regular social interactions are important for overall happiness and well-being at any age – especially in senior living. Here’s why.

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Types Of Senior Care

March 26th, 2019

There are a variety of different types of senior support services available. But depending on the wants and needs of you or a family member, certain options might be a better fit than others. Here’s a breakdown of different services and what type of support to expect with each.

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Combating Senior Loneliness During The Holidays

December 7th, 2018

For many, the holiday season is full of happiness and excitement as families and friends gather to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. However, for many seniors, this time of year may increase feelings of loneliness and memories of loved ones lost.

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Ways To Stay Active This Winter

December 1st, 2018

During the Winter, it can be challenging to stay active. We have noted a few different ways you can keep your body and mind in top shape throughout the Winter months.

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Travel Tips For Seniors

November 14th, 2018

Retirement is an excellent time for seniors to travel. Many seniors will use this opportunity to visit family and the places they’ve always wanted to see.

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Senior Living Tour Advice

October 29th, 2018

When considering a move into senior living, it’s crucial that you schedule a visit to tour the community. By visiting a senior living community, you get to see what that community is like, how it makes you feel and what daily life there might be like. Here are some tips so you can be best […]

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Best Exercises For People Over 60

September 21st, 2018

The best way to protect our bodies long-term is by eating right and getting the proper amount of exercise. Here are some of our favorite forms of exercise.

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Making Friends In A New Environment

September 18th, 2018

Making friends is made considerably easier in a senior living community setting. Here are some of the best strategies to make new friends.

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Three Strategies For Reluctant Aging Parents

June 13th, 2018

It can be difficult to admit when we need help, especially as we age.

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How to Determine When It’s Time to Move into Senior Living

June 10th, 2018

It is always difficult to admit when we need more help or support. As we age, we require more help from those around us, but when living alone, sometimes it is difficult for us to get the assistance we need.

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Senior Living: Understanding Your Options

June 3rd, 2018

Are you considering moving into a senior living community? Find the right community for your needs with this senior living options breakdown from StoryPoint.

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Healthy Eating Tips to Avoid Heart Disease

May 14th, 2018
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Everyone knows that to live a long and healthy life, you have to eat right.

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Assisted Living Checklist: What Should Seniors Bring?

May 8th, 2018

Is your loved one moving into an assisted living community? Here’s a helpful list from StoryPoint to help your senior family member pack for their move.

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Staying Active While Having Fun

March 13th, 2018

Staying active in older age is not only good for your body, but it also does wonders for your attitude and mind.

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What To Look For In Assisted Living & Memory Care Communities

January 9th, 2018

Moving an older family member into a new place can be difficult, however it is the right thing to do if you are worried about their safety and well-being. Assisted living and memory care options are available to help make the process easier.

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Four Tips All Caregivers Need to Know

December 17th, 2017

No one said being a caregiver was going to be easy, but it can be very rewarding work if you enjoy caring for others. The demands of being a caregiver can be high and sometimes you may need to reach out to others for moral support. Here are some tips we came up with to help you.

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At Home Care Vs. Live In Communities

November 16th, 2017

When deciding on an assistance program for your senior loved one, it may be hard to find a place to start. With so many choices available, navigating at-home care and live-in options can easily become a challenge. While both types of senior assistance have their benefits, it’s key that you find the right fit for your loved one’s needs.

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Senior Living Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Your Loved One

July 26th, 2017

As your parent or loved one ages, there may come a time when you will need to care for him or her. While caring for your senior loved one may seem straightforward, it often requires quite a bit of planning. Here are a few recommended steps you should follow.

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Senior Services Tips: Everything You’ll Need to Know

June 8th, 2017

Are you considering moving your senior parent or loved one into a care community? Before making a final decision, there are a few things you should know. Learn the essentials for finding senior care with these tips.

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Long-Term Care Insurance Questions

May 24th, 2017

Considering purchasing a long-term care policy? Know what to ask when shopping for long-term care insurance with these tips from StoryPoint senior living.

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When to Transition from Independent Care to Other Care Options

April 17th, 2017

Independent Living is perfect for highly independent seniors requiring minimal assistance. But what happens when a resident’s needs begin to grow? There are numerous other living options available for seniors to maintain their independence, while receiving the care choices that they need. Here’s how to tell when your loved one should transition from Independent Care to another care option.

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Senior Living Guide to Moving

March 23rd, 2017

Not sure what you should bring for your move into a senior living community? Check out these helpful downsizing and packing tips from StoryPoint.

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