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Celebrating Holidays with Aging Loved Ones? Here’s What to Avoid

Celebrating Holidays with Aging Loved Ones? Here’s What to Avoid

  Everyone wants their holiday celebrations to be joyful and stress-free, particularly if you are a caregiver for an elderly family member. You want your loved one to have a holiday they can enjoy, without it taking too much of a toll on you physically or emotionally. To help ensure you and your senior family member both navigate the holidays…

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5 Things Seniors Can Be Thankful For

5 Things Seniors Can Be Thankful For

  This time of year, we focus our attention on the many reasons we have to be thankful. But all too often, as we age and experience difficult life circumstances, we lose sight of the things we have to be grateful for. Sometimes, it’s nice to have a reminder of the things seniors can be thankful for, no matter how…

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Chef Joe’s Kitchen: Shrimp and Grits

Chef Joe’s Kitchen: Shrimp and Grits

  This traditional Southern dish features simple ingredients. It reminds me of simpler times. – Chef Joe (Serves 2) Recipe: 4 strips of thinly sliced bacon 4 garlic cloves, sliced ½ white onion diced small ½ lbs. small shrimp peeled and de-veined 8 grape tomatoes cut in halves 2 tbsp olive oil 4 sliced green onions 1 tbsp. tomato paste…

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It was a Doggone Good Fashion Show at our Memory Cafe

It was a Doggone Good Fashion Show at our Memory Cafe

  Attendees of the Visiting Nurse Association of Florida’s Memory Café program, along with our residents, recently enjoyed a special Doggie Fashion Show presented by the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC). The adorable fashion show “models” were rescue dogs that are part of HSTC’s Pet Therapy program. Animal-assisted therapy, or pet therapy, focuses on the love and companionship…

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Creativity Sparks During National Assisted Living Week

Creativity Sparks During National Assisted Living Week

  “A Spark of Creativity” is the theme for this year’s National Assisted Living Week (NALW), which is celebrated September 8th-14th, 2019. This annual weekly observance was established by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995. It offers an opportunity for everyone to learn about senior living communities and everything they have to offer, including healthcare, personal enrichment,…

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Hurricane Preparedness for Assisted Living Communities

Hurricane Preparedness for Assisted Living Communities

  In 2018, while serving as the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott implemented new regulations regarding hurricane preparedness for assisted living communities throughout the state. The regulations required all communities to have a backup generator and a detailed Evacuation and Emergency Plan (EPP) in place. Scott put the new rules in place after 12 residents at the Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation…

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Chef Joe’s Kitchen: Tembleque Coconut Pudding

Chef Joe’s Kitchen: Tembleque Coconut Pudding

    “This recipe from Puerto Rico is one of my favorite desserts. It’s delicious and easy to make. If you like coconut, you will love this recipe!” – Chef Joe.   Tembleque “Coconut Pudding”   Ingredients: 4 cups coconut milk ½ cup sugar ½ cup cornstarch ¼ teaspoon salt Garnish with cinnamon   Directions: In sauce pan, mix cornstarch,…

Should You Move to an Assisted Living Community?

Should You Move to an Assisted Living Community?

  Moving to an assisted living community is a highly personal decision that is based on many different factors, all of which are unique to the individual who is considering the move, as well as their families. Assisted living communities are designed for older adults who value an independent, social lifestyle but who require assistance with daily activities, such as…

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Assisted Living Communities are “Very Important” to Most Adults, Says AARP Survey

Assisted Living Communities are “Very Important” to Most Adults, Says AARP Survey

  Eighty-five percent of U.S. adults feel it’s important to have independent living, memory care, and assisted living communities in their town or close to where they reside, according to a recent AARP survey. The survey included 1,947 adults, aged 18 years and older. Although the group of participants was somewhat small, the survey still produced some interesting results regarding…

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