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Gathering Virtually for a Holiday Celebration

While we were all hoping the COVID-19 pandemic would be safely behind us before the holidays began, concerns about the coronavirus linger. It’s put a damper on private gatherings and public celebrations. Everything from community tree lighting ceremonies to family dinners is affected.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Infographic: What You Need to Know

Experts at the CDC have prioritized healthcare workers and long-term care residents in the U.S. to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as it becomes available. Since the vaccine is new, it brings with it a lot of questions. To prepare you with the facts, we’ve outlined key information from public health officials to help you make an informed decision: 

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What is Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)?

As the number of cases of coronavirus across the country surges again, the acronym EUA has made its way into news reports and everyday conversations. It was coined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and stands for Emergency Use Authorization. This term refers to the process of getting treatment and prevention products to market quicker than usual.

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Gift Ideas for a Loved One in an Assisted Living Community

When an older adult calls a senior living community “home,” they benefit from a wide variety of amenities and activities. From an on-site beauty/barber shop to fitness classes and art workshops, these thriving communities have almost every need covered. It’s one reason loved ones often struggle to come up with a holiday gift.

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How Life Enrichment Programs Can Improve Seniors’ Quality of Life

Being active and engaged in life with opportunities to grow and learn is important at every age. Many seniors say that participating in life enrichment activities is one of the primary reasons they decided to move to a senior living community. While programs and events might seem like a luxury, they really are a necessity. And while COVID-19 is still a threat, it is important to find ways to be active and engaged yet still remain healthy.

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Making the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment

We are nearing the end of Medicare’s annual open enrollment period for 2021. Have you taken time to review your options? This 8-week period was established to allow Medicare recipients time to explore different health care options. Whether it’s sticking with traditional Medicare or signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan, the window for making changes closes on December 6th every year.

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