Planning Ahead: Creating an Emergency Caregiver Plan

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

Caregiving can be a rewarding experience, filled with gifted moments of love and accomplishment. It can also be physically and emotionally demanding. Especially for those in the sandwich generation— those responsible for both their children and their aging parents. It can be challenging to maintain a balance of caring for your children, your elderly parent or loved one, and yourself.

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Sleep and Seniors: How Sleep Affects You

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

Sleep is a crucial aspect of our daily lives, but many of us fail to get enough quality sleep regularly. Patterns of sleep can change as we grow older, and we need to adjust our sleep habits to live our healthiest life.

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4 Common Concerns and Myths About Senior Living

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

Over the years, many myths about senior living have accrued that paint an unflattering picture of how these communities operate. A majority of these myths stem from the media’s representation of what a senior care community is, as well as from negative experiences a friend or family member may have dealt with.

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Limited Visitation at Carthage Community Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Mar 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 1 minute read
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, per guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Pavilion Senior Living at Carthage is implementing a LIMITED VISITATION policy in our community in order to help control and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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Limited Visitation at Lebanon Communities Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Mar 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 1 minute read
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, per guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Pavilion Senior Living is implementing a  LIMITED VISITATION policy in our Lebanon Communities in order to help control and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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The Pavilion Senior Living's Advice for New Family Caregivers

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

Being a family caregiver is full of ups and downs, especially if you are new to these responsibilities. It’s important to find a balance between your caregiving responsibilities, your day-to-day responsibilities, and your own wants and needs to avoid caregiver burnout.

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4 Common Types of Dementia Among Older Adults

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

Although many people may think dementia itself is a disease, it is only a means of describing changes in the brain that are characterized by memory loss and cognitive decline. While Alzheimer’s disease is the most commonly known and diagnosed type of dementia, it is not the only form of the condition.

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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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