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News from The Preserve as well as current topics of interest for the people we serve, their families and our community.

 

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Life adjustments ensure safety for seniors with memory loss

Life adjustments ensure safety for seniors with memory loss

By Sarah Richard Safety is one of our top priorities in life. Each day, we hop in a car full of safety features – seatbelts, airbags, backup cameras and more. We live in homes with smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and circuit breakers. We shop in stores with security cameras, anti…

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Lisa-Marie Halloran and Eleanor Reeves, The Preserve

New England native finds home in Southwest Florida

By Sarah Richard Seniors transition into senior living for various reasons. Some need to downsize, while others want the reassurance of good quality health care available to them whenever they need it. Others find themselves in senior living communities after health issues arise, requiring…

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Approach assisted living with empathy, understanding

Approach assisted living with empathy, understanding

By Sarah Richard  With age comes experience. Monumental occasions such as retiring from work or becoming a grandparent are certainly cause for celebration.  One of those age-related experiences – deciding whether it’s time to move out of the home and into senior living – is best na…

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Senior Couple Downsizing In Retirement Packing And Labelling Boxes Ready For Move Into New Home

Keep it simple: Three tips to downsize for senior living

By Sarah Richard Decluttering never seems to end, and the process never gets easier. Whether we admit it or not, many of us are collectors. Over the years, we accumulate home decor, artwork, knickknacks, clothing, linens, tableware and more. The worst part is that we don’t realize how mu…

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Compassion and preparation: essential tips for senior caregivers

By Jennifer Geske Caregiving is one of the most considerate and compassionate jobs around. Caregivers take on the role of assisting another person, commonly seniors, with all types of life activities, such as personal care, household tasks, meal preparation, health care, transportation and…

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Top tips for older adults to enhance their life quality

By Jennifer Geske As we age, it is important to make time to focus on our health and happiness. From exercising more to spending time with friends and family, there are many steps that seniors can take to improve their overall quality of life. The Preserve, a senior living community in For…

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Discovering warmth and strengthened support systems at The Preserve

For many seniors, there comes a point in time where living at home, doing chores and preparing your own meals becomes tiring. In addition to the upkeep of daily activities, health concerns frequently prompt older adults to move into a senior living community, where they can enjoy a more ca…

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Finding the right fit for senior living

Choosing a senior living community for yourself or a loved one requires dedicated research and planning. With so many senior living options available, it takes time to find the best fit. On average, it can take six months to transition into senior living. However, for some older adults, th…

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