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Seniors and Volunteering: Benefits and Methods Available

Seniors and Volunteering: Benefits and Methods Available

There are many areas people look to as they attempt to stay active and purposeful in their lives with age, and one of these is the realm of volunteering. Volunteering your time to help others is often one of the most rewarding pursuits a person can take, and many...

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Helping Ogden Seniors Downsize: Donations and Timeliness

Helping Ogden Seniors Downsize: Donations and Timeliness

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basic tips on how to help a senior loved one during the process of downsizing their home. Whether you're helping them move to a senior living community or any other location, there may be a number of...

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Senior Vision Loss Signs and Prevention Methods

Senior Vision Loss Signs and Prevention Methods

There are a number of conditions that become more likely and common as we get older, and one of these is vision loss. Vision issues tend to become more common and significant with age, but there are also ways to prepare for and even prevent certain forms of vision...

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Managing Anosognosia in Alzheimer’s Patients

Managing Anosognosia in Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia are difficult conditions for both the sufferer and family members to deal with, both due to their initial complications and others that may arise. One additional complication involved with this and other disease -- particularly...

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Comparing Assisted Living and Senior Home Care Services

Comparing Assisted Living and Senior Home Care Services

For many seniors who need some help in their daily lives as they age -- but who are also independent in several areas -- choosing between the types of assistance available can be a complex decision. Two of the most common options in this situation are assisted living...

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General Staff Roles for South Ogden Senior Living

General Staff Roles for South Ogden Senior Living

If you’re a senior or a caregiver considering senior living community services in the near future, there are several important areas you’ll be considering. One of these will be the numbers and types of staff on-hand in any assisted living community, which are vital to...

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Senior Living Financial Assistance: Insurance and Medicare

Senior Living Financial Assistance: Insurance and Medicare

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on financial assistance that’s sometimes used to help pay for a move for a senior to an assisted living community. Finances are often a significant concern for seniors in this position and their...

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Senior Living Financial Assistance: Costs, Aid Formats

Senior Living Financial Assistance: Costs, Aid Formats

There are several factors for seniors and their families to consider if a move to a senior living community is imminent, and one important one in many situations is finances. Paying for senior living is an understandable concern for plenty of families, but there are...

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Value of Enrichment Activities for Ogden Seniors

Value of Enrichment Activities for Ogden Seniors

Staying engaged and enriched in our lives is important at any age, and remains vital for numerous seniors and those approaching senior age. In fact, one of the top reasons some seniors choose to make the move to a senior living community, a decision often made...

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Senior Malnutrition: Prevention and Mealtime Approaches

Senior Malnutrition: Prevention and Mealtime Approaches

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on senior malnutrition and its causes. While malnutrition can impact anyone at any age, some seniors are at higher risk due to several variables, from illness and aging changes to medications,...

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Senior Living Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Senior Living Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

For Immediate Release: 03/04/21 SOUTH OGDEN, Utah – Avamere at Mountain Ridge, a senior living community in South Ogden, Utah recognizes Derral Allen on his 102nd birthday on Thursday, March 4, 2021. The community will host a celebration while adhering to local safety...

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Senior Malnutrition: Causes and Why It’s a Risk

Senior Malnutrition: Causes and Why It’s a Risk

There are several elements that play a role in senior health, and nutrition is at or near the top of any such list. A healthy diet and related lifestyle will lead to several health-related benefits for seniors, but on the flip side, poor nutritional habits leading to...

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Senior Primer on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Senior Primer on the COVID-19 Vaccine

After many long months of dealing with the new outbreak, COVID-19 vaccine products have finally been approved and have started being given to people around the globe. And as some of the first who either already have been or will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine,...

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Senior-Involved Virtual Holiday Party Planning

Senior-Involved Virtual Holiday Party Planning

With the holidays fast approaching, families around the country are making plans for the festive season. Due to unique events of this past year and the COVID-19 outbreak, sadly, a greater percentage of these plans are being made for virtual gatherings. Within the...

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Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 2

Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on important Medicare coverage for seniors. Offered by the federal government to seniors over age 65, Medicare provides basic health services and insurance coverage to over 60 million seniors in...

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Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 1

Senior Primer on Medicare Health Coverage, Part 1

For community staff with Avamere at Mountain Ridge and our numerous assisted living community programs, medical care and attention are constantly some of the top priorities. Proper medical staff are a mainstay in our communities, for starters, and we’re also highly...

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