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How to Choose Skilled Nursing Services for Your Loved One

If your loved one needs skilled nursing, you want to make the best possible choice for their care. But how do you go about finding it? As it turns out, your best bet for finding high-quality senior care is to do your research. Gathering information, online and in person, will help you narrow your options …

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What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

If you’re looking at senior living options, there’s a lot of confusing jargon to learn. One common question is about the difference between an assisted living community and a nursing home. While they may seem like the same thing, they’re actually very different. Look at the key differences between nursing homes and assisted living communities, …

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What Can You Expect from a Memory Care Community?

Discover How Your Loved One Can Enjoy the Benefits of Residential Memory Care It’s difficult to keep up with the constant demands of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Thankfully, modern memory care communities are here to help seniors with dementia thrive, and give you much needed relief …

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When Should Skilled Nursing Be Considered for Your Loved One?

After your loved one returns from a hospital stay or it becomes necessary to provide them with 24/7 attentive medical care, a short-term or long-term move to a skilled nursing facility is often the best solution. What Is Skilled Nursing? Families often wonder, “What is the difference between skilled nursing and long-term care… and which …

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Legacy Pointe at UCF Grand Opening

Legacy Pointe is now open! Guests enjoyed drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and enlightening conversations with our community leaders and residents who started an entirely new kind of retirement lifestyle at Legacy Pointe! They were among the first to tour our beautiful, brand-new community and model homes. Guests explored our life-enhancing amenities, met our leadership team, …

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What Are the Stages of Dementia?

The idea that you or a loved one may be suffering from dementia is frightening and unsettling. Understanding the condition is an important first step to knowing how to deal with dementia as it progresses. Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia is often confused with Alzheimer’s disease when in reality, Alzheimer’s is actually one of the …

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8 Tips for Talking to Loved Ones About Assisted Living

Broaching the subject of a move to assisted living is rarely comfortable. Your own concerns about your loved one’s health and safety can often be met with grief, fear, and resistance as your loved one confronts this major life transition. Fortunately, there are ways to make the conversation easier. Here are some tips for approaching …

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What Are Activities of Daily Living?

Getting older can be synonymous with slowing down. After all, being able to enjoy a leisurely pace is one of the perks of retirement. Sometimes, however, taking life more slowly can mask a diminished ability to care for yourself properly. Are you not taking out the trash because you have plenty of time to do …

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Benefits of Choosing Legacy Pointe at UCF

Hear what the charter class of residents have to say about the benefits of choosing Legacy Pointe at UCF; a way of life surrounded by active neighbors, enjoyable comforts and vibrant social engagement. At Legacy Pointe, there’s more to do, more to learn and more to satisfy your zest for life. That’s our promise to …

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