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Caregiver’s Delights

  Staff members in rehabilitation centers, long-term facilities, independent/assisted living, and memory care buildings are hard-working for low pay.  Here are a few ways to reward them: The communities have policies that prohibit giving money or gifts to individual workers.  There is usually a pool of cash […]

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Helping Your Senior Loved One Adjust to a New Living Situation

It is often difficult for seniors to adjust to a new housing environment. It may be a move from their house to independent/assisted living or memory care. They fear the loss of independence, status, self-esteem, freedom or social contacts. Here are a few ways you can help […]

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10 Questions to Ask when Touring an Assisted Living Community

Investigating the Assisted Living Communities or Group Homes for your senior may be a daunting task.  Most parents want to stay in their home until they die, but that is not always possible.  For their safety, comfort, and for medical concerns, their physician may prescribe the move. […]

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Is a Large Assisted Living or Group Home Right for My Parent?

When the time comes that an elder needs a higher level of care than can be safely provided at home, you are faced with choosing an optimal assisted living community or home.  Yes, a variety of sizes are available, you can research for the most comfortable fit […]

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12 Ways to Save On Assisted Living Care

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The base price for Assisted Living can run anywhere from $1,800-$8,000 per month.  The base rate does not include any care provided by the staff – such as bathing, dressing, medication management, or assistance transferring a loved one from the bed to a wheelchair.  The cost of these […]

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The Growing Epidemic: Employees Caring for Their Aging Loved One While Trying to Maintain Peak Job Performance

Lost Revenue

Most corporations are not aware of the HIDDEN LOST REVENUES created by employees caring for their senior loved one.  Employers are slowly becoming aware of this staggering reduction in profits, therefore searching for new approaches to assist the employees who face difficult situations. This cost includes employees […]

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“I Am Staying In My Home Until I Die!”

~By Karen Owen-Lee, “The Senior Expert” Now, you are in a pickle! Your aging parent has had a change in their condition and you are worried about them living at home. You bring up the subject of moving to independent/assisted living or memory care facility and they come […]

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Denver Senior Housing Resources

Denver Senior Housing Resources ~ Compiled by Karen Owen-Lee Medicaid Housing: ElderLocator.gov:  1-800-677-1116 Colorado State Ombudsman: 303-455-1000 VA: Aid and Attendance Program: Renee Pace, Colorado State Veterans Service Officer: 303-284-6077 General Apartments ($750+): Apartment Finder International: 303-759-9901 HUD Program – Subsidized Housing: US Department of Housing and […]

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