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Understanding the Differences: Dementia Care vs. Skilled Nursing

Posted by Franklin Park on Nov 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

If you have a loved one who is dealing with a form of dementia, you may be seeking or considering senior care options. Franklin Park Senior Living knows it can be challenging to understand your options and determine which is the best choice for your family.

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Being a caregiver, especially for a parent or loved one, is no easy task and requires a lot of hard work and perseverance. With over 34 million unpaid caregivers caring for aging adults, it is important to remember that you are not alone. 

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregiving, Family, Social Wellness, Health

Navigating Senior Veteran Benefits

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

First and foremost, Franklin Park Senior Living would like to thank all of the brave men and women who have served, and those continuing to serve our country. If you are a senior veteran, you may not be fully aware of what benefits you are eligible for, or how to properly apply and collect your veteran benefits.

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Topics: Senior Living, Finances & Budgeting, Retirement

Promoting Senior Care and Resident Safety Through Technology

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Technology is advancing, and that includes the technology used in the realm of senior care. While you may not think of a senior living community as a tech-savvy space, you may be surprised to discover the amount of technology used today in communities, such as Franklin Park Senior Living. Franklin Park operations are evolving and adapting to new technology as it is pushed out and properly tested.

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities

Alzheimer’s Disease Research: Looking Ahead

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

As Alzheimer’s disease research continues, it is incredible to look back at how far the research and our understanding of the disease have come. While most think Alzheimer’s disease research began somewhat recently, you may be shocked to know it started in the early 1900s! However, due to the technological restraints of the time, the discovery of Alzheimer’s disease and its research were halted.

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Topics: Senior Living, Memory Care, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Importance of Hydration for Seniors

Posted by Franklin Park on Aug 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

With the summer season comes a list of outdoor activities for those of all ages to enjoy! While exploring the great outdoors, for the most part, can be fantastic, it can also be dangerous when it comes to your body’s needs. Exploring outside and participating in activities is key to a healthy and happy lifestyle, so it’s important to find ways to best prepare your body for an outdoor adventure. Did you know, as you age, your sense of thirst will decrease? That does not mean you need less water! 

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Topics: Senior Living, Safety, Retirement, Aging, Health, Activities

Health Benefits for Seniors at Franklin Park

Posted by Franklin Park on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Health benefits for seniors is a widely talked about subject with a lot to discuss. Senior living communities are growing and including physical and mental activities that provide many health benefits for seniors. With communities like Franklin Park expanding and evolving to better their community members. There are many activities that provide health benefits for seniors, mental and physical. Franklin Park would like to provide a few tips to improve your health and quality of life!

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Topics: Social Wellness, Health, Activities

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: History & Facts

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Alzheimer's disease has become recognized as a condition that a growing number of seniors and their caregivers face every day. It can be hard to understand Alzheimer's disease, which is why Franklin Park Senior Living wants to help our readers and share some general information and historical facts that can be helpful to you and your loved one.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Exceptional Dining Services Offered at Franklin Park Senior Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Unfortunately, senior dining services have been an overlooked aspect in some senior communities and have created many negative rumors considering the quality of food served to residents. In spite of this, dining in senior living communities has greatly improved, and some communities even offer a fine dining experience.  At Franklin Park Senior Living, we understand the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy diet as they age. Our team wants to make your loved one’s overall dining experience wonderful.

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Topics: Senior Living, Social Wellness, Moving, Franklin Park Communities

Franklin Park: Creating Value in Senior Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jun 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

When considering a loved one’s living situation, it's essential to analyze the value that living at home provides them against the value that is received in a senior living community such as Franklin Park. Although senior apartments may be viewed as expensive, they can be quite affordable when you factor in the collection of additional benefits they receive in a community.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities, Activities

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