Commonly Asked Questions

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Q: I am coming for a short stay for rehabilitation.  What will happen when I am discharged home?

We encourage residents and family to work closely with our social worker on the day of admission to facilitate the transition from nursing home to your home with appropriate resources or a lower level of care.

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How to Reduce Joint Pain During the Fall and Winter

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When the cooler temperatures hit, it’s not uncommon to hear complaints about increased joint pain. Some people believe that there’s a correlation between fluctuating temperatures and precipitation levels, and the pain they experience within their bodies. We will discuss how to reduce joint pain in the fall and winter months.

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How to Protect Your Eyesight

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As we age, taking care of our eyes is an essential part of our overall health care. In fact, it is one of the most important things we can do to maintain quality of life. Additionally, protecting your eyesight is a relatively easy process. We will discuss the necessary steps on how to protect your eyesight.

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How to Prepare for Flu Season with Elderly Family Members

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Fall is here, which means flu season is here as well. Therefore, keeping your senior loved one healthy is at the forefront of many people’s minds. We will discuss how to prepare for flu season with your elderly family members to ensure they stay healthy.

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Celebrating Halloween with Senior Loved Ones

Halloween with Senior Loved Ones

Halloween is a favorite holiday for many. However, as we age, holidays can become a stressful time. We have put together a few tips on how to help you celebrate a stress-free Halloween with senior loved ones!

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Creating an Emergency Plan for Aging Parents

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You may find yourself facing the duel responsibility of supporting your children, while providing regular care to a senior parent. Worrying about a parent who lives on their own can be extremely overwhelming, stressful and time consuming.

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Tips for Navigating the Medicaid Application Process

Medicaid Application Process

When it comes to figuring out Medicaid’s rules and regulations, many seniors and their families find the process confusing and stressful. The application is one of the largest hurdles that families face. Also, varying regulations can make it difficult to even know if you’re eligible. We will provide a few tips on the Medicaid application process and qualifying to help give you a better understanding.

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Changing Sleep Patterns in Seniors

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There are factors that influence your sleep ability and quality based on your age. Generations Center for Senior Living offers insight and tips on changing sleep patterns in seniors, and how to get a good night’s sleep!

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Generations Center for Senior Living Offers a Solution for Managing Hoarding Behaviors in Individuals with Dementia

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Caring for a loved one with dementia comes with daily challenges. Whether they are living on their own, with family members or in an assisted living facility, it is hard to watch a loved one struggle with the characteristics of this complex disease. While collecting clutter is common in people with dementia, parting with what are deemed as precious possessions can cross the threshold into hoarding behavior. Generations Center for Senior Living will discuss what hoarding is and how to manage hoarding behaviors in seniors with dementia.

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Generations Center for Senior Living Provides Tips on Boosting Cognition

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Cognition is the process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience and the senses. Cognitive abilities include skills such as vocabulary, conceptual, reasoning and memory. While some of these abilities naturally decline with age, others are quite resilient unless affected by a disease or disorder that directly effects the brain. Multiple studies have been performed regarding cognitive aging. Several of which, have found there are some actions that can be done to help mitigate some of the age-associated decline of cognitive health. Generations Center for Senior Living has put together a list of tips for boosting cognition in seniors.

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Generations Center for Senior Living Provides Steps for Supporting Your Aging Parent

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Are you concerned about supporting an aging parent’s assisted living needs? Have you discussed financing their elder years with them? Generations Center for Senior Living knows the stresses and concerns of supporting your aging parents. This is why we have put together a few steps to help you ease this transition.

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