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How You Can Advocate for Adults with Alzheimer's

If a senior you love has Alzheimer’s, you know all too well the impact it has on their life and family. Because there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, friends and family members often feel powerless against the disease. Even after the senior has passed away, the emotional toll can linger for many years.

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Can Engaging in Creative Activities Help You Avoid Alzheimer's Disease?

Art therapy has become a proven form of self-expression for people of all ages. It is used in hospitals, schools, assisted living communities, hospice programs, and many other settings. The profession of art therapy has been steadily gaining recognition and support over the past few decades, and it’s easy to understand why.

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4 Healthy Ways to Manage Caregiver Anxiety

Anxiety is common among people who are caregivers for a spouse, parent, or other loved one. Being in charge of another person’s care and well-being is a big responsibility. Additionally, there can be added sorrow from watching the health of someone close to you change. While caregivers might not want to admit or acknowledge how they are feeling, ignoring anxiety can have serious consequences.

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What Blue Zone Research Tells Us about Aging Well

September is Healthy Aging Month! It’s intended to encourage people to learn more about wellness and what you need to do to live a longer, healthier life. While genetics play a role in achieving that goal, researchers say lifestyle matters most.

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Sunrise Celebrates National Assisted Living Week 2018!

National Assisted Living Week is here! This annual observance provides an opportunity for residents, loved ones, volunteers, and team members to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for seniors. This year’s theme is “Capture the Moment,” a perfect encapsulation of the meaningful days that Sunrise residents enjoy.

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Transportation and Ridesharing Options to Help Seniors Stay Independent

When an older adult hangs up their car keys for good, finding alternative methods of transportation is important. Maintaining independence requires having affordable options for getting to and from physician appointments, social outings, the grocery store, and more.

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Ideas for Celebrating Grandparents Day

Grandparents play a vital role in many families. A grandparent can be a confidant, a source of unconditional love, and a resource for learning and exploring. Research also shows that children who have a grandparent involved in their life in a positive way develop healthy attitudes about aging.

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Ready to Assist: Learning More about Service and Guide Dogs

Most of us have spotted service dogs assisting their owner in a grocery store, at a local shopping mall, or just out for a walk. These carefully selected and well-trained animals can provide support to people of all ages and with a variety of health conditions.

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