Holiday Check-In: Is It Time to Consider Senior Care?

Posted by Franklin Park on Dec 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 4 minute read

The holiday season is something that most of us look forward to—spending time with family and friends, savoring good food, reminiscing on old memories, and creating new ones. For many adult children, going home for the holidays means reconnecting with aging parents or other older family members. 

In some cases, the last time they may have seen their parents was the previous holiday season, so visiting presents an opportunity for a “holiday check-in.” Sometimes these visits can bring about the realization that it may be time to consider senior care options.

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Topics: Senior Living, Holidays

A Caregiver’s Guide to the Holidays

Posted by Franklin Park on Dec 6, 2016 10:30:26 AM | 2 minute read


There's no doubt about it; holidays are a particularly difficult time for caregivers. While the holiday season brings joy and happiness, it's colored with sadness, nostalgia, and stress for those caring for people with Alzheimer's. According to the National Institute on Aging, someone develops Alzheimer’s every 60 seconds, and there are over 5 million Americans currently living with the disease.

During the holidays, caregivers often feel overwhelmed trying to keep up with their routine tasks and celebrating the season with friends and family. It's not easy to maintain traditions, make the holidays special and balance caregiving responsibilities.

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Topics: Holidays, Family & Caregiving

What to Buy Your Senior For Christmas

Posted by Franklin Park on Nov 1, 2016 8:18:32 AM | 2 minute read


The Christmas season is a magical time that makes us reminisce about childhood memories. Seniors are no different! While the reason for the season is not about presents, it is rewarding to give gifts and “make someone’s day”. Seniors are sometimes difficult to buy for, so we’ve put together a list of suggestions to help you find the perfect gift for your loved one!

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Topics: Senior Living, Holidays

How to Celebrate the Senior Citizens in Your Life

Posted by Franklin Park on Aug 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM | 2 minute read

August 21st marks National Senior Citizen’s Day – officiated by Ronald Reagan in 1988 as a way to celebrate and recognize the lives of our nation’s seniors. This official day created a way to acknowledge a generation’s lifetime achievements, sacrifices and contributions they made to their communities, families and country.

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Topics: Senior Living, Holidays

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