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Louisiana Assisted Living Association talks choice, independence, and quality of life – LIVING WELL Magazine

Assisted Living In Louisiana:

Offering Choice, Independence & Quality of Life

By Lisa Comeaux, Executive Director, Louisiana Assisted Living Association, Northshore and New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazines
A relatively new concept 25 years ago, assisted living is the fastest growing housing option for seniors today. An alternative to institutional care, assisted living offers housing and suppo […]

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The Trace at Claiborne Hill on Choosing a Retirement Community, as seen in SENIOR Magazine

Choosing a Retirement Community

By: Judie Palmisano, The Trace at Claiborne Hill, for Northshore SENIOR Magazine

When you have made that thoughtful choice to consider a retirement community, what should you look for? Here are some suggestions.

Look for a facility that offers levels of care; independent, assisted living and memory care. Having all these levels will give you options as the years go on should needs change. And if needs do change, does a resident remain in his or her room or have to relocate within the community?
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Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale, Advantages of Retirement Community Living

Retirement Living Has Many Benefits

By: Georgette Kelly, Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale

As we age, we undergo physical changes that are easy to spot. It is the subtle changes to our mindset and how we perceive our world that often go undetected. Many people, especially seniors, find that at a time when the world is speeding up and becoming more difficult to understand and deal with, they are struggling to keep up with the pace of the life to which they were previously accustomed. […]

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Fountain View Village on when to look into Retirement Living

Published in Scottsdale SENIOR Magazine

After my beloved husband passed away, I found myself alone for the first time in over 50 years. It wasn’t so bad when my children they were all surrounding me, but as they live in different states, they would soon be leaving. Each invited me to live with them but I didn’t want to interfere with their lives or add to their responsibilities as each had enough taking care of their own families. […]

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Rambling Oaks Courtyard Defines Assisted Living

By: Nicol Smith, Rambling Oaks Courtyard, for SENIOR Magazine (Denton edition)

Senior living communities today are nothing like they used to be. Communities today are bright, open and inviting. Most have the latest technology with everything from wifi to flat screen TVs. Apartments are larger, offering one and two bedroom suites. Today’s assisted living residents are still active, vibrant individuals that have so much to give and are very involved in their communities. […]

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Making ER Visits Less Stressful for Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

Trips to the Emergency Room (ER) can be stressful, especially for a person living with Alzheimer’s or another form of memory impairment. Symptoms and behaviors of memory impairment vary greatly between individuals, and it can be difficult for ER staff to know how each person will react in this situation. Following are some tips for professionals and caregivers to use as guidelines: […]