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6 ways to help seniors ease the transition into a retirement home header image

6 ways to help seniors ease the transition into a retirement home

M12 6th, 2019

Here are a few tips to help ease that transition and settle into a retirement home.

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Which retirement option is best suited for you?

M11 14th, 2019

Whether you are looking at a retirement residence, independent living facility or long-term nursing home, these places are now built with seniors’ specific health, recreation and social needs in mind.

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3 amazing things retirement homes offer seniors

M11 5th, 2019

The very thought of moving into a retirement home can be very intimidating for seniors. Contrary to those fears, retirement homes more often than not help seniors.

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Senior care and retirement home terms: unpacked!

M10 29th, 2019

Unfortunately, there is no standard for terms across the senior care industry. This makes it very confusing when looking for a retirement home. Below, we provide some basic terms and definitions to help you get started.