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5 Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Posted by on August 12th, 2021

Moving from your own home to an assisted living facility can be a daunting task. In many ways it can be emotionally and physically exhausting for seniors downsizing from their home. As caregivers and people who care about those moving, we want to help them in this difficult transition as graciously as possible. We have some downsizing tips for seniors from As Life Goes On Elder Care to ease the move and keep everyone healthy and happy. 

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Our Assisted Living Facility Model

Posted by on July 6th, 2021

Could smaller be better for assisted living facilities? In New Hampshire and Massachusetts there is currently a shortage of assisted living facilities and nursing homes. This shortage leaves much of the elderly community displaced and at risk for health complications. The homes that do have availability are usually overpriced and have a high turnover rate in staff because of low wages. Those that work in the elder care community know that there must be a simpler solution to this shortage and we have found one; Our Model.

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How Music Can Help Seniors Feel Good

Posted by on May 14th, 2021

We all know the feeling when a song from your childhood comes on the radio and brings a smile to your face or a tear to your eye. It is a feeling that only music can evoke and it is powerful. Music offers us many benefits and for seniors in the elderly community, music can change a bad day to a good one. Here are some reasons why seniors should start introducing more music into their lives to feel good.

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5 Healthy Activities for Seniors

Posted by on April 16th, 2021

Once adults start to experience mobility or cognition loss, it can be difficult to find new activities and ways to pass the time. Although staying active may be tough, it is especially important for seniors to get out of the house and keep moving. Mobility and cognition loss do create some tricky restrictions, but we put together a few healthy activities for seniors that you can add to your toolbox.

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A Place for Mom Honors Beaver Lake Lodge & Pine Hill Assisted Living with 2021 Best of Senior Living Award

Posted by on January 15th, 2021

Celebrating a year of triumph over adversity Top Reviews from Residents and Families Showcase Outstanding Care Provided by Karen4Elders to Keep Seniors Feeling Safe, Healthy and Happy  Derry, NH, 1/15/21 – Beaver Lake Lodge, along with sister facility Pine Hill Assisted Living, senior living communities based in Derry, NH and Windham, NH, are proud to announce that they have been honored as a SeniorAdvisor.com Best of Senior Living 2021 award winners by A Place for Mom, Inc. (APFM), the largest senior living referral service in North America. The best of senior living honor represents the best of the best of in-home care, assisted living, and other senior living providers, determined by the reviews of seniors and their families on SeniorAdvisor.com, the nation’s largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services. This exclusive designation honors only the top three percent of senior care providers across the United States and Canada. This year has been tough for so many and Karen4Elders has shown its resilience in the face of this challenge. Many of the top reviews shared what kept residents feeling safe, less isolated, and stimulated both mentally and physically. From easily-accessible video calls with family, to having staff just be there to engage with residents and caregivers when they are needed most, Karen4Elders provided the utmost care. “During a year that challenged all of us, and particularly frontline healthcare workers, senior living communities demonstrated resilience going above and beyond to keep residents safe, healthy, and happy. Of the nearly…

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What is Assisted Living?

Posted by on July 23rd, 2020

If you’re looking into senior care, you may have come across the term assisted living, but you may not know what assisted living is. Assisted living can include a variety of services and activities. The main goal of assisted living is to provide clients a home where they can get assistance while still having as much independence as possible. Assisted living differs from independent living, a term you also may have heard, so it’s important to understand what assisted living provides.

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Assisted Living: Is It Time to Make the Move?

Posted by on May 12th, 2020

Families hope for a lightbulb moment when they know beyond a doubt that it’s time to move an aging parent to assisted living. In reality, the transition from independent senior to elder in need of care is much more subtle. As a result, many seniors remain at home long after it becomes unsafe. While staying at home may preserve a senior’s independence, it’s rife with risks. Seniors living alone can fall, develop mental health issues due to isolation, or be taken advantage of financially. That’s why it’s so important to move to assisted living when a senior first needs help — not when it’s too late. But how do you know when that is?

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How Can Respite Care Help You?

Posted by on February 2nd, 2020

For caregivers, families, and those in need of services, respite care can be a vital part of maintaining a healthy home life.

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