As we are all creatures of habit, moving into a new living environment can be a huge stressor on our loved ones. Here are a few tips to help ease into this transition and even find the excitement it will bring: Visit the Community Before Moving in: Just like choosing a college, showing your loved…

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The COVID -19 pandemic has us all feeling unsettled. If you have a loved one living in a memory care facility or a loved one in an assisted living facility who has memory issues, you might be particularly concerned with their well-being during this difficult time. Since assisted living facilities are currently restricting visitors, you…

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Julie Sheedy, Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer at Loretto, talked with the Brooklyn-based Cardwell Beach marketing agency about the impact of COVID-19 on the senior care industry, the importance of clear communication during a crisis, why transparency and honesty is key in outreach, how consistency can streamline marketing efforts, and what marketing will look like…

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“The day with the most light is the day we fight.” This is one of the taglines that the Alzhiemer’s Association uses to describe The Longest Day fundraiser and it’s so inspirational. Any day caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can seem like the longest day. I know this because I watched my…

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While scientists from around the world work to find solutions to the current pandemic, what can we do to promote good health? One thing we can do is to maintain a strong immune system. One factor in maintaining a strong immune system is nutrition. A strong immune system may offer protection from seasonal illness and…

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, yet another holiday will be spent showing our loved ones how special they are to us from a distance. Whether your mom lives 3,000 miles away or a mile down the road, we are all going to be celebrating from afar this year. It may be heartbreaking for…

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As all of our routines have been so greatly interrupted by COVID-19 Pandemic it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of staying physically active. Many of us may be tempted to fill our time with sedentary activities such as watching TV. However, older adults are at a great risk for falls, health decline and…

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The COVID -19 pandemic has us all feeling unsettled. If you have a loved one living in a memory care facility or a loved one in an assisted living facility who has memory issues, you might be particularly concerned with their well-being during this difficult time. Since assisted living facilities are currently restricting visitors, you…

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At such an unprecedented time in all of our lives, it is hard not to constantly think about the coronavirus. We are all consuming continually changing information about the virus from the news, social media, and our family members. Your loved one, who is now spending a large portion of their time in their home,…

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