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How to Make a Successful Transition to Assisted Living

If you or a senior loved one is preparing to move to an assisted living community, you might be a little overwhelmed. With so many details to handle and decisions to make, it’s easy to understand why. Even if you feel confident you are making a move that best fits your needs, you may still experience anxiety.

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Helping an Older Adult Manage Pre-Move Anxiety

Moving can be tough at any age. For seniors, the emotional toll of moving can cause anxiety about relocating and leaving behind their family home. Sometimes, a spouse has passed away, and the house is closely tied to happy memories of the years spent together there. 

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6 Tips for Helping a Senior with Dementia Move

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia at home can be difficult, especially as the disease progresses. Families frequently turn to memory care communities for help.

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Food Shopping and Delivery Safety Tips for Seniors during COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, one task many seniors are concerned about is grocery shopping. Personal contact with fellow shoppers who might be unknowing carriers can cause apprehension. Not knowing how long the virus may remain on food items is another legitimate concern. Finding ways to keep your pantry and refrigerator full without putting your health at risk is essential

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Seven Steps to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, some may grow weary of continued social distancing and infection control protocols that are in place to help limit the spread of the virus. But, as the virus continues to spread globally, it’s important to continue to take steps to help safeguard each other and ourselves.

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Sunrise Named one of Best Workplaces in Chicago™ for 2020

Great Place to Work, an organization that utilizes survey research to define what makes a great workplace – has named Sunrise Senior Living one of the Best Workplaces in ChicagoTM for 2020. According to Great Place to Work, this list was determined best on analysis of confidential survey feedback from over 27,000 employees in the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area. To see the full list and learn more about this recognition, click here.

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Why We Pause to Honor and Remember on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is more than the unofficial kickoff to summer. It is a solemn holiday to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedom of the United States.

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Spread the Calm, Not the Virus: A Q&A with Dr. Susan Wehry

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunrise has closely monitored and implemented guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health and government agencies to help inform internal policies and shape essential expanded infection control and social distancing protocols.

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