Should You Move Your Parents Close to You?

Do you still live where you grew up as a child? Chances are you don’t–only 42% of Americans live in or near their hometown.  So as your parents get older and need medical assistance and support, you have a difficult choice: do you move them closer to you or leave them where they are? This
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2021’s Best Gifts for Seniors

There are thousands, if not millions, of options available every holiday shopping season. The sheer number of great gift ideas is overwhelming. You know you need to get something that can make life easier for your senior, but you don’t know what to get them. Here are four thoughtful gift ideas focused on safety, independence,
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Why Moving to Senior Living During the Winter Is a Great Idea

Winter is one of the most challenging times of year for everyone. While it’s a great opportunity to travel and see family for the holidays, the changes in weather create unsafe conditions for everyone. Seniors suffer the most in the winter because of the cold and isolation. Pivotal Health Care’s senior living communities directly meet
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Easy DIY Costumes for Seniors

Easy DIY Costumes for Seniors Halloween season is upon us and stores are filled with costumes for you to choose from. However, you don’t really want to spend money on costumes you will only wear once for a little while with your grandchildren. Make your own costumes using things around the house and from your
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3 Best Dog Breeds for Older Adults

Dog’s are called “man’s best friend” for a reason. They are loyal companions who show unwavering love to their owners. Similar to people, there are thousands of breeds with a variety of personality traits. Some dogs are better with children. Others require a more active lifestyle. There are dog breeds for seniors that would be
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Why You Should Choose Senior Living Sooner Rather Than Later

Over thousands of years, humans have shown that we prefer structure and routine over impulsivity and “c’est la vie” attitudes. We like the familiar over experiencing something new. This attitude is especially true when we consider moving, even more so when someone decides to move to senior living. Moving can be a difficult decision for
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