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Finding Balance as a Caregiver

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jun 5, 2019 4:30:00 PM

Being a caregiver to a loved one such as your parent or grandparent can be rewarding. You get to spend time with them and take pride in being able to care for them as they cared for you. However, being a caregiver can also be exhausting, emotionally draining and can interfere with your family and career.

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Topics: Wellness

Resident Committees: What They Are and Why You Should Join In

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jun 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM

Move over, boring retirement communities of yesteryear. Retirement communities are implementing new techniques to make the communities more like home by letting the residents take control.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle, Social Connections

6 Tips for a Smooth Transition from Independent Living to Assisted Living

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 30, 2019 10:14:00 AM

If your loved one recently moved to an Assisted Living community, you may be feeling all types of emotions. The move was most likely exhausting on both them and you. Let’s face it: moving at any age is tough. But before you get too discouraged about the new change, consider all the benefits of moving into an Assisted Living Community. Keep in mind why you made the transition and it will most likely help you feel better about it.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

Your Parent's 5 Fears of Assisted Living and How to Overcome Them

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 23, 2019 9:28:22 AM

Can you remember the last life-changing event you experienced? Even the most positive life-changing events can send your nerves and “what if” thoughts into overdrive.

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Topics: Future Planning

9 Helpful Questions to Ask an Assisted Living Community

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on May 7, 2019 6:38:55 PM

What a relief!

Your loved one may have been reluctant at first, but they are now on board with the idea of moving to an assisted living community. Now that you’ve narrowed down the top choices in assisted living communities, it’s time to start touring!

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Topics: Future Planning, Wellness

What is Assisted Living at The Admiral?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 30, 2019 11:37:44 AM

Now that you know more about Independent Living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community, such as The Admiral at the Lake, let’s explore Assisted Living.

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Topics: Future Planning

The Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 17, 2019 3:34:01 PM

“I’ve lived here for 30 years. No other place will feel like home.”

“Retirement communities are too expensive. It’s cheaper to stay home.”

These are normal thoughts while deciding whether to age in place or move to a retirement community. While the sticker price of living in a retirement community can be a shock at first, in many cases, it can be cheaper than staying home.

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Topics: Future Planning

What is Independent Living at The Admiral?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Apr 10, 2019 5:28:10 PM

Do you envision your retirement years to be relaxing, with plenty of time to do the things you want to do? After all, that’s what you have been working toward for your entire career.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

Get to Know Our New Social Worker, Colleen Kearney

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 25, 2019 11:54:00 AM

The Wellness Center at The Admiral at the Lake is bringing more convenience to the residents who live here. Residents can now visit the walk-in clinic with medical director Dr. Eric T. Mizuno five days a week and receive more in-house screenings.

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Topics: Wellness

4 Ways Older Adults Can Use the Amazon Echo

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Mar 18, 2019 1:48:17 PM

Smart speakers are all the rage. Some people have embraced the new technology, while others have shied away from it, not knowing how these devices can assist them with everyday tasks.

There are a handful of different smart speakers on the market, but Amazon Echo is one of the most popular devices.

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Topics: Independent Lifestyle

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