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How You or a Loved One Can Benefit From Post-Hospitalization Rehabilitation

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team | 3 minute read

No matter the injury or illness, receiving the right care is essential for a fast and full recovery. When you find care tailored to your specific needs and health goals, you are better equipped to regain your strength and improve your health. 

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Transitioning a Loved One to Memory Care: Helpful Tips to Ease the Process

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Feb 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

You know that transitioning your parent or loved one into a memory care community is best for him or her, but you still have doubts. You may be asking yourself questions like, “will my mother understand what is happening?” or “how will my father react to moving into a new environment?” You may even feel sad about the upcoming transition.

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Practicing Self-Care & Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Feb 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Self-care is essential to all of us, but it can be especially important for family caregivers. When we focus on providing care to a parent or family member, taking care of our own needs is often ignored, or the thought of focusing on ourselves seems selfish. In reality, when you take care of yourself, your loved one will reap the benefits. 

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Tags: Respite Care, Caregivers & Caregiving

7 Ways to Pay for Assisted Senior Living

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jan 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Planning is vital when preparing for a transition to an assisted senior living community. You have to find a community that offers the right level of care for your needs as well as offers amenities that align with your desired lifestyle. 

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Holiday Activities for Family Members of All Ages

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Dec 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The holiday season is a time to come together and spend time with family and friends. From decorating our homes to baking signature desserts, each of us has our own set of traditions and holiday activities that we partake in this time of year.

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Honoring Holiday Traditions in an Assisted Senior Living Community

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Dec 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

This time of year is about coming together as a family and enjoying each other’s presence while honoring holiday traditions and celebrating the season. Holiday traditions strengthen bonds and allow family members to create memories together. Why should living in an assisted senior living community change that?

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Tags: Assisted Living

How Your Family Can Benefit from Respite Care During the Holidays

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The holiday season is a time for families to come together and celebrate traditions. Spending quality time with one another and creating priceless memories is what this time of year is all about. However, the holidays can also be hectic and cause an added level of stress. This is especially true for individuals who are the primary caregiver of a loved one.

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Socialization: How It Impacts Our Health and Wellness

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 1, 2020 7:00:00 AM | 6 minute read

Humans are social creatures. Spending time with friends and family is not only enjoyable, but it is also essential to our overall health and wellness. In fact, one Forbes article cited research showing that low social interaction is as bad, or worse, for your health as alcoholism, smoking 15 cigarettes a day, or never exercising.

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The Aging Process and How Senses Can Change Over Time

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Aging is a process that continues throughout our lives. As we grow older, we enjoy different activities, require nutritional changes, and our health needs shift. Along with these changes, our five senses, sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste, can also alter. 

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Tags: The Pavilion Senior Living, Health and Wellness

Assisted Living Reinvented: How Caregiving Has Evolved

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

If you looked back 40 years ago, senior living was not what it is today. In fact, assisted senior living was not even an option for senior care. It was not until the 1980s that Dr. Keren Brown Wilson established the idea of “assisted living” facilities. In the years that followed, assisted living facilities spread throughout the country and became more widely available. Even so, the idea of an assisted living community has dramatically changed in recent years.

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Tags: Senior Living, Assisted Living