5 Tips When You’re the Caregiver for Your Parents

You recently found out that your aging parents can’t live on their own anymore, so you’re now left with a difficult decision: do you look for a senior living center or attempt to care for them yourself? As you think back on all the ways your parents helped you, you decide to try and help
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The Best Tablets for Seniors

Technology has revolutionized our communication methods. Over the last decade, tablets have grown in popularity, and for a good reason–they’re easy to use, transportable, convenient, and highly adaptable. But for all the great reasons people love tablets, there are several reasons people struggle to understand them. Tablets have a lot of apps, small font, confusing
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Assisted Living vs. Memory Care: What’s the Difference?

Almost 70% of seniors need assistance at some point in their lives. Whether it’s short-term care, long-term care, assisted living, or memory care, there comes a time when a family member needs more help.  With many different options, it’s tough to know which one is the right decision, especially if they sound the same. Understanding
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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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