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Choosing a Senior Living Community standard

The choice to move into a senior living community is as individual as the person making the decision. There is no clear-cut, step-by-step template that tells people exactly when it is time to consider a senior living community, whether that be an independent living community, assisted living community or nursing home. However, there are numerous signs that a new living arrangement is needed, such as inability to manage a home's upkeep, assistance with meals, medication management, loneliness, and other issues. Here, we offer some tips for choosing a quality residence and the important factors in the decision-making process. Choosing a senior living residence for yourself or a loved one is one of the biggest decisions of your life. It involves ...

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Lakeside Reno Retirement | Lakeside Manor standard

Reno, Nevada is a great place to retire and spend your hard-earned golden years. Why is a Reno Retirement the best option for you? Well, that’s easy! If you enjoy experiencing all four seasons, outdoor activities, breathtaking vistas, and world-class entertainment then a Reno Retirement is the best option for you!The Reno/Tahoe area is packed with world-class walking, hiking, and biking trails that will offer you a nearly endless supply of fun-filled days nestled in the beautiful Lake Tahoe National Forest. With Lake Tahoe a mere 45 minutes away, you’re always less than an hour away from a great day! Beyond that, Reno is home to a multitude of venues that offer amazing cultural events like the symphony, opera, ...

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Reno Assisted Living Facilities standard

If you live in Reno and are in need of a Reno assisted living facility to take care of either yourself or a loved one then look no further! Reno based Lakeside Manor is the right place for you. We are not only an active senior community but we are also an assisted living residence (ALR) or assisted living facility (ALF) that provides both medical, and non-medical, care for those who are no longer able to care for themselves. The United States has no nationally recognized definition of assisted living and as such all assisted living facilities are regulated and licensed on a state level. ALF’s can range in size from a small residential house designed to cater to one ...

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What Is Long-Term Care standard

What is long-term care (LTC)? Any family member or friend that is starting the process of dealing with an elderly parent, someone with a chronic illness, or a disability is going to need to fully understand what long-term care is and how they can best support their loved one in need of long-term care. The term long-term care covers a variety of services that deal with both the medical and non-medical needs of those who are unable to care for themselves for long periods of time. As mentioned before, those typically in need of long-term care are those who are elderly, disabled, or suffering from chronic illness. Those who are in the initial stages of needing long-term care may only ...

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Defining A “Good” Retirement Home standard

What makes a retirement home “good?” It’s a really good question and one that we’re going to address in today’s blog. When you’re looking for a retirement home either for yourself, or a loved one, keep these attributes in mind as you tour the facility. Respect – Retirement home residents should be treated with respect, regardless of their physical or mental condition. The staff needs to be friendly, supportive, caring, and most of all is respectful while providing required care. Staff members should also show respect for the privacy of their residents in all aspects of dealing with them. Activities – A good retirement home will offer their residents a variety of activities that encompass social, physical, and educational interactions. ...

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Which Retirement Community Is Right For You standard

So you’ve decided that moving into a retirement community is the right move for you, but now you have to figure out which one is the right fit for you and your needs. By taking into consideration the following factors you’ll be better able to find the right retirement community for you. BEGIN RESEARCHING IN ADVANCE-BEFORE THE NEED ARISES Start by asking family, friends, and valued advisors, such as a trust officer or estate attorney, for their suggestions and recommendations when researching retirement communities. You can also look to the Internet, professional resources, senior directories, local newspapers, and your own social circles for additional helpful information about retirement communities. DETERMINE WHICH TYPE OF RETIREMENT COMMUNITY WILL BEST FIT YOUR NEEDS ...

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Why Should You Move Into A Retirement Home? standard

It’s a very common question that all retirement age persons eventually consider. Well, we’re here to tell you that there are a lot of good reasons to move into a retirement home, the most important of which is security. Retirement homes give you the peace of mind knowing that you can continue to enjoy independent living in an attractive and safe environment. If security isn’t reason enough to move into a retirement home, consider the following additional reasons why a retirement home is a good choice… FREEDOM from home maintenance and repairs. How many of us honestly want to spend our days laboring away on a broken kitchen sink drainpipe? We’re retired; it’s time for someone else to handle that. ...

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What is Independent Living in Reno Nevada? standard

Other common names for independent living include: • Retirement communities • Retirement homes • Congregate care • 55+ or 62+ communities • Active adult communities • Senior apartments or senior housing • Continuing Care Retirement Community Independent living is simply any housing arrangement designed exclusively for seniors, generally those aged 55 and over. Housing varies widely, from apartment-style living to freestanding homes. In general, the housing is friendlier to older adults, often being more compact, with easier navigation and no maintenance or yard work to worry about. While residents live independently, most communities offer amenities, activities, and services. Often, recreational centers or clubhouses are available on site to give seniors the opportunity to connect with peers and participate in community activities, such as arts and crafts, holiday ...

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8 Tips for Seniors Thinking of Downsizing standard

1. Do research. When approaching retirement, many people focus on saving money, estate planning, managing family dynamics, and finishing up their bucket list. They often put off dealing with their future housing needs. It can be difficult to think about moving for sentimental reasons, but the happiest and most satisfied people in retirement have been those who included housing in their retirement research and tried to anticipate their future needs, study their options, and become well informed. 2. Develop a downsizing plan. We have all heard the saying “knowledge is power.” It should have the word “applied” added to it. What’s important is having a plan, even if the plan is to stay put. 3. Test a variety of options. ...

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Retirement Home Reno Resource Guide standard

Lakeside Manor Retirement, providing information about resources on the Internet and in Reno Neabvda related to aging. This list describes Web sites concerned with aging-related issues, including researchers, policy makers, service providers, caregivers, and students. AARP – Retirement Planning A section of the AARP Web site which focuses on retirement planning options, financing retirement and other important issues. AgingCare.com This web site helps those caring for aging parents to find resources that will help them deal with the stress of aging parents and elder care (senior care). Whether mom or dad needs long-term elder care, help to recover after a hospital stay, or are living with you, this site is worth checking out to find the information caregivers need. It ...

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