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A Place for Mom - Senior Living Advisors
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We combine our Senior Living Cost Index with data from Walk Score, a Redfin company, to show you the best cities to retire for the culturally inclined:

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If you’re a caregiver for an aging loved one, you’ll probably need to miss work at some point to help with medical treatment or unexpected emergencies. In fact, the likelihood is so great that there is even a federal law, The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), that protects your job if you need to take leave to care for a family member.

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How to handle the parent-child role reversal in caregiving:

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Professor Karl Pillemer of Cornell University founded the Legacy Project to gather seniors’ sage advice and responses to the question: ‘What are the most important lessons you have learned over the course of your life?” Read our favorite pieces of priceless advice below.

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Are Canada’s suburbs age-friendly? Based on the recommendations in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Guide to Global Age Friendly Cities, many suburbs in Canada are missing the mark, especially in regards to transportation:

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Learn more about PACE, a program under Medicare that states can elect to provide to Medicaid beneficiaries as an optional Medicaid benefit.

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Whether you’re looking at an assisted living, independent living, memory care or nursing home community, there are a number of different people that you’ll encounter throughout your journey, and many of these people will be instrumental to the happiness and well-being of the senior in your life. Read the descriptions of some of the staff that you’ll encounter and the role they may play in your parent or senior’s life:

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Navigating senior living can feel overwhelming for many families as the transition can sometimes be emotional and uncertain. Having an idea of what assisted living offers on a daily basis — including activities, amenities and care — can help families better understand what their parent or senior loved one will experience there:

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How do you go about reconnecting with a family member who’s been lost to you? Here are some tips that may help:

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Google has recently partnered with Alzheimer’s Research UK to create a virtual reality walk through dementia. Learn more about the project:
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