How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Money

Navigating a conversation about your aging parents’ finances can be hard. In fact, according to recent survey, 73% of Americans haven’t spoken to their parents about money in-depth, and 17% of respondents said they were afraid to bring up the topic. Although the thought of asking your elderly parents about their future financial security can […]

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How to Talk to the Doctor About Your Elderly Parent

A frequent problem expressed among family caregivers is that their aging loved ones aren’t honest with their doctors. At home, they may gripe about intense pain, struggle to complete activities of daily living independently, or exhibit memory problems that lead to unfair accusations, but the moment they sit down in a doctor’s office, a change […]

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Helping with your loved one’s finances

Money is a sensitive topic for seniors Managing financial matters is an important part of caring for an older adult.  However, it can be tough to convince someone that they need help, even if all the signs are there. That’s why helping aging parents with finances (or your spouse or relative) requires a gentle approach. […]

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Living in a Senior Community Improves Quality of Life

Senior living can be life-changing.  It has been proven that seniors lead better, healthier, happier lives in senior living communities. So although caregivers may worry that moving a loved one to senior living means downgrading their quality of life, the truth is that assisted/supportive living can offer care and hope that even the best home-based […]

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Corona Virus and Sunnymere

If you have  turned on the news or picked up a newspaper lately, you have  seen tons of stories about COVI D-19, the viral disease also known as the “coronavirus.”  Everyone is scared of this pandemic.   And at Sunnymere, we want to reassure you that  the well-being of our residents and staff are our […]

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Choosing Gifts for Seniors

Choosing gifts for an older adult can sometimes be challenging. It may feel like your parent or grandparent has everything they want or need. Finding something meaningful might feel tough. We have birthday, anniversary, and other gift ideas for your older loved ones whether they live in a senior living community or private home. Gift […]

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