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Emeritus at Overland Park

Emeritus at Overland Park
DESIGNED TO MEET THE RESIDENTS’ NEEDS…

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

A small community, Emeritus at Overland Park is divided into four separate houses all within the same building. Country Lane, Garden Path, Boathouse Cove, and Cottage Place each have its own indoor porch and front door. The houses are built around a center that includes the art studio, community room, beauty shop, and health center. […]

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The staff makes all the difference at a senior living community

The staff makes all the difference at a senior living community
Courtesy Spectrum Properties, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
When looking at your options for senior living, it’s always important to look at the amenities, the location and the price, but most people forget the most vital service. It’s one that cannot be copied, marketed or researched on the internet. The single most essential aspect of any community is the staff. […]

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The “dollar cost averaging” approach to wealth building

The “dollar cost averaging” approach to wealth building
Courtesy Strategic Financial Partners, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
Slowly but surely wins the race. That’s the moral to the story about the tortoise and the hare. A similar approach, when applied to wealth accumulation, is known as dollar cost averaging. Though not the most glamorous way to increase your net worth, dollar cost averaging may be an effective asset-building strategy, especially when dealing with today’s volatile markets. […]

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Don't forget a geriatric care manager – Home Care Solutions – LIVING WELL Magazine

Financial Planning For Elder Care Options: Don’t Forget a Geriatric Care Manager
By Dianne Boazman, LCSW, CMC, and Betty Landreaux, LCSW, CMC, Home Care Solutions, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
One of the most universal New Year’s resolutions is taking charge of one’s personal finances. Even though older adults may be enjoying retirement, there often is stress and worry about future care costs. A geriatric care manager can play a key role as older adults grapple with the realities of their future. […]

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Are all assisted living facilities the same? Rambling Oaks answers – LIVING WELL Magazine

Are all Assisted Living Facilities the same?

By Nicol Smith, Rambling Oaks, Collin and Denton LIVING WELL Magazines
The decision to leave your home and move into an assisted living community is a difficult and life changing experience. The same amount of thought and consideration should be put into which community is right for you or your loved one as purchasing a new home. Assisted livings are designed to provide seniors assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). These usually include providing three meals per day, transportation, medication assistance, weekly housekeeping and laundry services, activities, and so much more. It is important to note, however, that not all assisted living communities are the same. […]