Navigating and Understanding Respite Care Services

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Dec 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With the trend of informal caregiving growing at a rapid pace, it is important for caregivers and families to understand respite care services and what they can offer to avoid developing caregiver burnout. It can be easy to forget about yourself and your health as you become a caregiver for a loved one. However, this can result in lower quality of care and adverse health effects.

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Are You Entitled to Senior Veteran Benefits?

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The Department of Veteran Affairs reports that there are an estimated $33 million in unclaimed veteran benefits dating back to as early as the first World War. Over two-thirds, or 13 million, of all veterans, are age 55 or older; however, only 5% of senior veterans utilize their benefits.

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How to Manage Arthritis and Reduce Symptoms

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Nov 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With nearly 50% of people diagnosed with arthritis being 65 years or older, the condition is an increasing pain point amongst the demographic. If you are the caregiver of a senior managing arthritis, you may be looking for ways to reduce their symptoms or alleviate pain.

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Understanding the Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Oct 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

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 | 2 minute read

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 | 3 minute read

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 | 2 minute read

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 | 2 minute read

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 | 3 minute read

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 | 2 minute read

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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