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Is Assisted Living the Next Step?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Aug 23, 2019 12:56:11 PM

Have you had a recent visit with your parent and noticed something not quite right? Maybe you noticed a change in their behavior, that they’re having more falls or illnesses lately, or their home is unusually untidy.

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Topics: Future Planning

Downsizing Memories: How to Handle Sentimental Items

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jul 3, 2019 1:10:10 PM

When you begin the process of downsizing your belongings, you start to decide what will stay and what will go. At first glance, a stranger could easily walk into your home and advise you to get rid of the lumpy vase being used as a centerpiece, donate your antique armoire and send your grown children into the attic to claim the things that hold sentimental value for them.

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Topics: Future Planning

Four Tips to Make Selling Your Parent's Home Easier

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jul 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM

When it’s time for your parent or loved one to move to Assisted Living, one of your first questions may be, “What do we do with the house?” And if it’s a sudden move, you might be feeling especially pressed for time.

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Topics: Future Planning

How Can a Home Assessment Help Your Loved One?

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jun 24, 2019 11:20:27 AM

As your parent or loved one grows older, you may ask yourself if it’s the right time for them to move to a retirement community. While there’s no clear-cut answer in many situations, assessing the state of their home and overall well-being can help you make the decision.

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Topics: Future Planning, Wellness

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

Spending Time With Family at The Admiral at the Lake

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 10, 2019 5:40:02 PM

It’s an exciting time when your family comes to visit you, especially if they live far away. You want to be sure you are having the best visit possible while they are here with you. That usually means you don’t want to spend a whole lot of time finding things to do or spending time traveling to get to activities.

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Topics: Future Planning

Getting to Know Our Director of Resident Services

Posted by The Admiral at the Lake on Jan 2, 2019 2:42:40 PM

One of The Admiral at the Lake’s defining attributes is its transparency between the staff and residents. When deciding on a retirement community, older adults are looking for a new home where they will not only feel taken care of but feel like part of a larger family. This feeling of community is as dependent on staff as it is on fellow residents, as Jennifer Dietelhoff, Director of Resident Services for Independent Living well knows.

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Topics: Future Planning

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