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Gardening at Beaver Lake Lodge!

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022

On June 22, some of the residents at Beaver Lake Lodge showed off their gardening skills. The team created beautiful planters full of bright summer flowers.  Enjoy these pictures of our residents sharing smiles while making their home a little brighter and more colorful!

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5 Benefits of a Boutique Senior Living For Those With Memory Loss

Posted by on May 17th, 2022

Boutique senior living residences offer smaller numbers of guests and often more home-like environments. While it’s important to find the right match for your parent, this means that they can be a great place for your aging loved one, and especially those with memory loss. These five reasons to consider a boutique senior residence include quotes from Atul Guwande’s book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Happens in the End. 

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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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