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What Are the Dimensions of Wellness in Aging?

Living a long and healthy life takes conscious effort. That effort is often referred to in terms of the dimensions of wellness. While experts have varying ideas on the number of dimensions and their names, they typically agree on six core factors.

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How Humidity Can Impact Blood Pressure

It’s no secret that weather can trigger a flare-up of some health conditions. Osteoarthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are two examples. But some people aren’t aware of one danger associated with weather: the impact of high humidity on blood pressure.

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The Story Behind the American Flag

While most people connect the name “Betsy Ross” with the American flag, the history of Old Glory isn’t very well-known. As we head towards Independence Day, we look back at how the United States flag came to be, along with rules for protecting Old Glory.

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The Fight to Protect Our Seniors Expands

Aging advocates have long suspected elder abuse was more widespread than popular surveys suggested. It turns out, they were right. Not only is elder abuse more common than previously reported, it is on the rise. So much so that the United States federal government recently launched a task force to better protect our seniors.

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How Senior Friendships Promote Healthy Aging

Many of the factors that play a role in healthy aging are commonly known: exercising, eating a balanced diet, and getting seven to eight hours of quality sleep per night. Each is important at every stage in life. For older adults, friendships also play a role. Having a strong, supportive circle of friends might help you live a longer, healthier life.

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23 Sunrise Communities Earn 2019 Silver Quality Award from AHCA/NCAL

We are thrilled to share that 23 Sunrise Senior Living communities were recently recognized with a 2019 Silver—Achievement in Quality Award, bringing Sunrise’s total number of Quality Awards earned to more than 300, the most of any single assisted living provider.

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What Types of Funding Do Assisted Living Communities Generally Accept?

The ins and outs of financing a move to an assisted living community can be confusing for older adults and their loved ones. While a family’s private funds usually pay for most expenses, there are additional programs and funding solutions that you should explore.

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How to Overcome Isolation When You Are a Caregiver

Caregiving for a senior loved one can be rewarding role. Providing daily assistance to someone who took care of you as a child can give you an opportunity to reconnect and build memories. The downside is it can also be lonely, especially if the older adult can’t be left alone or has mobility challenges that make it tough for them to leave the house.

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