Understanding the Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While palliative care is becoming a more sought out care option selected by millions of Americans every year, a large portion of the public may still be unaware of what these services are. In some ways, palliative care is a similar solution to hospice care, but the main difference is the altered approach behind it. 

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Maintaining a Healthy Diet as a Caregiver

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Caring for a parent or loved one shows your love and compassion, but can the development of caregiver burnout. Caregiver burnout can begin as a caregiver focuses all their attention on a loved one, but neglects their wants and needs. 

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The Pavilion Senior Living Shares the Value of Fresh Air

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Sep 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

In today’s culture, convenience, and technology have caused most to undermine the value of the great outdoors, and many may not understand the importance of fresh air. No matter how you go about it, affording personal time with Mother Nature can considerably benefit your health! The Pavilion Senior Living understands the importance of outdoor activities and fresh air, which is why we would like to share a few of the associated health benefits!

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Changing the Future: Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Sep 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While researchers are hard at work searching for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, they are also always seeking to understand the disease better. The Pavilion Senior Living previously shared a blog that discussed the history of Alzheimer’s disease. Now we want to highlight recent Alzheimer’s disease research and breakthroughs that bring hope for the future!

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Technology That Is Improving Senior Care at The Pavilion

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Technology has come a long way and has pushed senior care and the senior living space from generic nursing homes to beautiful, welcoming communities. As technology evolves, senior living communities have changed with it. Communities have adapted to make their locations more connected, safer, and overall give a better living experience.

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What is Alzheimer’s Disease?: Past, Present, and Future

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you find yourself asking the question ‘What is Alzheimer’s disease?’, you have come to the right place! Alzheimer’s disease is a severe form of dementia, with over 3 million cases in the United States every year. While communities like The Pavilion Senior Living provide ample support and memory care services, there currently is no cure. Senior care requires much attention, and having Alzheimer’s requires even more. 

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Nutritional Senior Dining Services Offered at The Pavilion

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jul 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If your loved one is moving into a senior living community, then you likely have a few questions and concerns. One of those concerns may be about the senior dining services that senior living communities provide. If you have concerns or any reservations about dining at The Pavilion Senior Living, we are here to help!

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Health Benefits of Senior Living Communities

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jul 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Health is a growing and evolving topic in the senior living industry. Senior living communities have grown to incorporate exercise and provide many health benefits for seniors in their routines. Communities, like The Pavilion Senior Living, are increasing by the day, and the amenities provided by these communities are getting more luxurious. These communities are making retirement life an easygoing and exciting one. The Pavilion Senior Living values senior health and wants to promote activity in all of our residents.

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What Makes A Senior Care Community Worth the Investment?

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jun 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When you and your loved one are searching for an ideal senior living community, it can be challenging to find one that is worth your money. Many senior living communities advertise a variety of high-end amenities, professional staff, or other appealing offerings to convince you that they are worth living at. Oftentimes, these claims are exaggerated or even entirely false, so it is essential to know which of these offerings are important to your loved one.

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3 Tips to Simplify Senior Health Appointments

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jun 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While accompanying your loved one to a doctor’s appointment may not seem like a challenging task, it can be difficult at times. Although it’s not easy to keep up with everything that your loved one requires for their appointments, helping the senior in your life makes a world of difference for them. Because your loved one may struggle with appointments, having a helping hand not only makes it easier on them, but it allows you to make a meaningful difference in their life. The National Institute of Aging agrees with us on this topic, going to the doctor with your loved one can help immensely!

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