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TenderCare Assisted Living Blog

A blog aimed to helping families and their elder loved ones live happier lives.
Creative Ways to Stay Social With Your Elderly Loved One

Creative Ways to Stay Social With Your Elderly Loved One

Human interaction is an essential part of life. It’s a way to communicate empathy, (Lamothe 2018) love, and appreciation and comes in many forms such as a handshake, hug, kiss, or spending time with those who you care about most. The COVID pandemic (Coronavirus 2020)...

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Assisted Living Communities: Small vs. Large

Assisted Living Communities: Small vs. Large

When it’s time to move your elderly loved one into an assisted living community, you’ll need to determine whether a small or large facility is the best option. Both have benefits that you should take into consideration when you’re ready to make your decision. Benefits...

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6 Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

6 Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

Independence is one of the most valuable assets a person has. We spend our childhood years learning to do things on our own, and the rest of our adulthood wishing we had less responsibility. However, seniors who require help with everyday activities, wish for the days...

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How You Can Protect The Elderly From COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

How You Can Protect The Elderly From COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Within a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has rapidly spread across the United States with news spreading fast that adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness (Older Adults, 2020). For families with loved ones in an assisted living or skilled nursing...

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Top Safety Concerns for Seniors

Top Safety Concerns for Seniors

December 2017 Tis the season for decking the halls, but it’s also prime for slips and falls. Getting holiday decorations out of storage is a common way for seniors to injure themselves. While the risks of a senior hauling their Christmas tree out of the attic are...

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Depression in Seniors: How Assisted Living Can Help

Depression in Seniors: How Assisted Living Can Help

November 2017An increased risk of depression could be linked to other health problems in seniors, according to the Centers for Disease Control.¹Seniors with depression symptoms experience higher rates of physical illness, dementia and functional limitations.2 If your...

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