According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States.” Currently, almost 53 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to 67 million by the year 2030.
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A common concern that many individuals have when they transition into a senior care community is that their family members and other loved ones will forget about them. They fear that once they move into their new home, no one will visit them or get involved in their new community, but that shouldn’t be the case.
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Location, location, location. Whether you or someone you love needs additional support, care, or just wants to live a more maintenance-free lifestyle, deciding where you want to live and retire is a significant decision. While some may choose to stay in the area where they currently live, others may want to move somewhere new for this next chapter of life.
When you think of your retirement lifestyle, what do you picture? Perhaps you want to enjoy restaurant-style meals with your friends or relax while someone else mows the grass. Maybe you want to join a book club or pursue new interests while someone else does the vacuuming. This could be your reality, but it’s all about where you live!
At The Pavilion Senior Living, we are not just another senior living community. We are a family-focused provider who puts the health, wellness, and safety of our residents before anything else.
Over two-thirds, or 13 million, of all veterans are 55 years of age or older; however, only 5% of senior veterans utilize their benefits.
Even if you are just beginning your search for senior living, you will find that not all senior living communities are created equal. And finding the right community for yourself or someone you love is crucial.
When it comes to Medicare coverage, it can be confusing to figure out what is included. Each part of Medicare covers different aspects of care and provides its own specific benefits.
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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.
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.