Couples Glove Up to Fight Parkinson’s Disease

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Intense activity has shown to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. For couples with one person managing a Parkinson’s diagnosis, like Dr. Richard Fellows and Lew Ketcham, the introduction of Rock Steady Boxing at Masonic Homes Kentucky…

Why Assisted Living Jobs Should Be at the Top of Your List

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There are many professions that are needed to help an assisted living community run smoothly. While some people might be familiar with assisted living, most people don’t know the diversity of roles available at senior living communities. From…

How to Find a Job in Senior Living Near You

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Working with seniors is a thriving field with plenty of opportunities. Long-term care including assisted living and memory care communities bode well for continued job stability and growth. According to Statista, the average life expectancy…

Masonic Homes Kentucky Top 10 Gifts for Aging Adults

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It’s the common question around the holidays – what do I get mom and dad? Outside another blanket, ornament, tie or golf club cover, here are our 10 gift-giving ideas for aging parents or loved ones at all different stages of living.   Capture…

Tips for Coping with Grief during the Holidays

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Someone very astute indicated that grief is as common as a hand yet as individualized as a fingerprint. These are wise words. Grief is a common denominator that threads through all of our lives but the journey is woven differently; forever…

Role reversal: Tips for partnering with parents on the next stage of life

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Having patience and a game plan is important when exploring senior living options. The U.S. has entered the silver tsunami, where the surge of baby boomers — more than 20% of the population — are turning 65. With people living longer, the…

Masonic's Dementia Support Group

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An estimated 16 million Americans serve as unpaid caregivers for a friend or loved one with dementia, and no one understands how isolating that role can be better than Courtney Whitaker, director of Memory Care and Life Enrichment Programs at…

Successfully celebrating the holidays with dementia

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For many, holidays are a time of celebration and sweet memories.  For others, it may be a strategically planned event to avoid stressful situations. If your loved one suffers from dementia the celebration may be different, but it can still…

Tough Talk

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The holidays are upon us, and for some, it may be one of the few times a year we are lucky enough to have the whole family in one place. It’s a time of year filled with food, traditions, memories, family gatherings and conversation. But for…

Back to Basics: Estate Planning

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It's never too early to begin thinking about your legacy or shaping your estate plan. Contrary to what people may think, you don't need to be a millionaire to have an estate plan. An estate plan is an imperative part of any ongoing financial…