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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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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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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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What Do You Do When Mom and Dad Have Different Senior Care Needs?

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

Growing older brings changes to our minds and bodies. These changes are unique to us and may happen at a different rate than those around us. That being said, it is not uncommon for your mom and dad to require different levels of senior care.

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Osteoporosis Prevention: Do You Know the Risk Factors?

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

Osteoporosis is a condition in which an individual’s bone density decreases. The body absorbs more bone tissue without producing enough to replace it. As a result, individuals diagnosed with osteoporosis have porous, weaker bones that are more susceptible to fractures.

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Using Respite Care as a Trial Stay at The Pavilion Senior Living

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

Respite care is a service and resource for both family caregivers and older adults seeking senior care options. However, only 15% of family caregivers utilize respite care services.

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