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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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Types of Senior Living Communities to Choose From

Types of Senior Living Communities to Choose From

If you’re reaching an older point in your life where you might need assistance with certain daily activities, or if you’re the caregiver of such an individual, one of the first questions you might have is which sort of senior care community is best. There are several...

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The FAST Method for Recognizing Strokes in Seniors

The FAST Method for Recognizing Strokes in Seniors

For any loved one or caregiver of a senior, whether in an assisted living community or elsewhere, knowledge of common medical conditions and their signs is always valuable. One great example is a stroke, which is a higher risk for some seniors than many others – and...

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Standard Aging Memory Loss Vs. Dementia Symptoms

Standard Aging Memory Loss Vs. Dementia Symptoms

Many peoples’ memories worsen over time, a natural reality, and for this reason a number of seniors may deal with memory loss issues of some kind. How can caregivers, doctors or even seniors themselves tell whether such issues are just simple results of aging, or...

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Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Community, Part 2

Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Community, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the important factors to consider as you’re looking for the ideal memory care community for a loved one dealing with a condition like Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia or a related disease. Those with such...

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Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Facility, Part 1

Themes for Selecting Ideal Memory Care Facility, Part 1

We take pride in all our assisted living communities at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, and one area that’s of particular value to some of our residents is Memory Care. We provide caring, individual memory care services to any residents struggling with Alzheimer’s,...

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Senior Health and Happiness Tips During COVID-19 Outbreak

Senior Health and Happiness Tips During COVID-19 Outbreak

There is extra strain on everyone during this period due to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, and this is particularly true for many seniors. Both for seniors in assisted living facilities and those still living in other locations, several areas of this outbreak can be...

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Benefits of Arts, Crafts and Creativity for Seniors

Benefits of Arts, Crafts and Creativity for Seniors

Creativity and various activities that promote the mind are commonly used across numerous health-related areas to great effect, and the world of senior care is no different. Art therapy and other creative outlets are regularly promoted by programs ranging from...

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Helping Seniors With the Transition Away from Driving

Helping Seniors With the Transition Away from Driving

At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, our team of caring assisted living professionals understands full well how difficult many senior transitions can be. Whether it’s the move from their longtime home into a retirement home, receiving assistance with tasks they used to be...

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Dietary Options for Promoting Senior Memory Care

Dietary Options for Promoting Senior Memory Care

Within the facilities at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, one of the assisted living services we pride ourselves most on is our memory care program. We’re honored to provide caring, quality services to seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory conditions,...

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Avamere at Mountain Ridge Holds Event Honoring Veterans

Avamere at Mountain Ridge Holds Event Honoring Veterans

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah – Staff and residents at Avamere at Mountain Ridge, an assisted living and memory care community in South Ogden, Utah, invite their local community to a Veterans Program to honor all those who currently serve and those who have sacrificed their...

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Tips for Caregivers on Maintaining Senior Medical Records

Tips for Caregivers on Maintaining Senior Medical Records

At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, one of the top priorities within our assisted living facilities is tracking and maintaining up-to-date medical information for all our residents. Keeping a well-stored and easily accessible set of records for everyone within our senior...

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Managing Caregiver Guilt After Senior Living Placement

Managing Caregiver Guilt After Senior Living Placement

At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, we’re highly appreciative of the role family, friends and other potential caregivers play in a senior’s life. Our assisted living programs are designed not only with the comfort of our senior guests in mind, but also with an eye to...

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Importance of Maintaining Social Connections for Seniors

Importance of Maintaining Social Connections for Seniors

For seniors and caregivers alike, there are several factors that play a role in healthy aging. Many know some of the basics here: Proper diet, regular exercise, quality sleep and responsible medical care are all very important. At Avamere at Mountain Ridge, we’re...

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Helping Seniors Stay Hydrated During Summer

Helping Seniors Stay Hydrated During Summer

For many seniors, particularly those who have to spend a lot of time indoors during the winter, the summer can be a great time of year to experience the outdoors and nature. At the same time, however, time in the summer sun presents a few minor risks to those who are...

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New Avamere Community in South Ogden, Utah

New Avamere Community in South Ogden, Utah

For Immediate Release: 4/1/19 WILSONVILLE, Ore. – The Avamere Family of Companies, a group of leading senior living and healthcare companies, is pleased to announce their acquisition of a senior living community in South Ogden, Utah as of April 1, 2019. “We are...

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September Is Healthy Aging® Month

September Is Healthy Aging® Month

September is Healthy Aging® Month and a terrific reminder that maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle is important to our quality of life as we age. At ISL, one of our main priorities is making sure our residents are living an active lifestyle because we know...

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The Importance of Independent Living

The Importance of Independent Living

July is here, and that means one of the best holidays of the year is coming up. Independence Day is a summertime institution, with cookouts, family time and fireworks always making for a memorable and fun holiday! July 4 is a time to celebrate what makes our country...

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Having a Fun and Safe Summer

Having a Fun and Safe Summer

Summer is almost here! It’s time to get outside and enjoy everything that your community and nature have to offer. Whether that means going on a nice hike, exercising outside or simply relaxing by the pool, summer is all about taking in some sun and good weather....

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