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How familiar are you with continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs)? Take a stroll through one and you'll quickly see they certainly are not your grandparents’ idea of a nursing home. #SeniorLiving  
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Reminder: Tomorrow's Digital Marketing Academy webcast won't be recorded (live event only). All available seats are nearly taken -- kudos to those who registered early for "Senior Care Searchers: What Google Knows About Your Market," featuring Google's Cathy Smith.
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Boomers search for everything online, including care for their elderly parents and - increasingly - for themselves. What do they enter? What do they click? How can your company get in front of them? Join Cathy Smith, Google's market manager for Senior Care, as she shares insights that the ...
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Few things bring up as many complicated issues and feelings as decisions involving money. Here's a five-step plan to help siblings work together to pay for senior care.  #SeniorCare   #Finance  
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There are only 4 weeks left to enter the Assisted Living Federation of America's prestigious senior living awards! Visit ALFA.org/Awards for more info.
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Today we've released the results of our latest survey of family caregivers about the costs of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia. Read more about the significant impact of this disease on those caring for loved ones living with it. #SeniorCare #ALZcare
62% of Family Caregivers Pay With Their Own Savings; 22% in Debt Because Of Alzheimer's. San Mateo, CA; November 18, 2014 – Nearly half (42%) of family members caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia spend $20000 or more per year on caregiving, according to a new Caring.com ...
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Have you ever heard the term "hidden hunger"? It's often used to describe an intake of calories without the nutrition needed to support mental and physical health. But it also applies to older adults who live alone and aren't getting the food they need.

How are you helping an older adult be #1LessAlone and #1LessHungry? Share your story -- and help raise awareness about this growing concern.

Also: Tell a friend or two about these 7 ways to help reduce hunger risks for older adults living alone.
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Because caregivers often juggle many responsibilities, including tending to their loved ones’ day-to-day needs, important affairs inevitably get overlooked. Financial planning can be among the most common.
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Serving as a caregiver can be among the most rewarding things a person can do for a loved one. It …
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Know someone juggling caregiving responsibilities while pursuing a college degree? Caring.com has a new ‪#‎CaringScholar‬ financial aid grant to help with tuition and/or books.
Caring.com’s Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides $1500 to three deserving students who take care of aging relatives while attending college full-time. Learn more now.
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Senior Care Reviews on Caring.com Reveal America's Best Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care Communities -- Kudos to the communities earning the highest praise from the families and older adults they serve! The Caring Stars of 2015: https://www.caring.com/articles/caringstars2015
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Missed our #ALZcare chat last week? Not a problem! We created a digest of the expert tips shared, included in this summary by +Brenda Avadian of The Caregiver's Voice.
A few days ago, I had the pleasure of participating in a Twitter chat as one of Caring.com's four experts. Using #ALZcare, we answered questions and included tips for caregivers who care for people with dementia and its leading cause, Alzheimer's. You don't need to be a member of Twitter to ...
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Our team is at the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) conference and trade show this week. Come see us at booth #16 -- we're celebrating California's Caring Stars of 2014 and have reviews postcards to help communities qualify for next year's award too!
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Loneliness is an epidemic, and older adults are the hardest hit -- with severe physical and psychological consequences.

How are you helping an older adult be #1LessAlone ? Share your story -- and help raise awareness about this growing concern.

Also: Tell a friend or two about the Institute on Aging's Friendship Line (800-971-0016), the nation’s only 24-hour toll-free hotline for older and disabled adults feeling isolated or despondent.

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More than 40 million people in the United States care for someone over age 50, yet most have little knowledge or preparation when they begin their caregiving journey. Our mission is to give caregivers the information and support they need to make better decisions, save time, and feel less alone as they face the many challenges of caregiving.

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