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Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Challenges in Senior Care

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Dear Charles, I want to help my mother to live as independently as possible for as long as she can, but we are thinking about long-term senior care down the road. My mother and I want to find a community

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How to Prevent Falls in the Winter

older woman standing outside in the snow wearing a black coat and red scarf and smiling

Dear Victoria, My mother tries to live as independently as possible, going grocery shopping and visiting girlfriends or going to get her hair done. However, she has begun experiencing mobility issues, and I am concerned about her walking in icy

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Aging Loved Ones

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Dear Gayla, It’s about that time of year again and siblings and I are at a loss as to what we can get my mother for the holidays. She is starting to show signs of memory loss and is not able

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The Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage, Leading Holland in Specialized Senior Living

Resthaven's Vern & Lois Boersma Cottage is a Green House Project residence. This is a successful and innovative approach to providing the best possible care for seniors. If you would like to learn more about the Green House Project, see

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