When is it Time for Assisted Living?

This might be the hardest question you have to ask. Whether it is for your parent or you, it is not an easy question to answer. Everyone has a different answer. There is not one path anyone takes to Heritage Creek. You will have to decide how you want to spend the rest of your life.

What is important is how you respond. You can prepare by knowing what to look for. Knowing what the signs are and knowing how to move forward are the most important steps you can take.

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What Is Assisted Living?

Assisted living is a general term used to describe alternative housing for senior citizens. The meaning of the word can get lost amongst those looking for a home for themselves or a family member since the term can be used for so many different homes. Typically, it’s for those who need help from time to…

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Transitioning Your Loved One to Assisted Living

Moving an elderly loved one into a care facility can be a difficult process. Many seniors see the move as a loss of their independence and are unable to imagine the benefits of their new home. Others are overwhelmed by the move itself, and, for them, selecting which treasures to leave behind is just too painful. Leaving a long-time community can also be very stressful, and possibly losing touch with friends adds to the anxiety.

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Tips for Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Finding the right assisted living home for your loved one can be tough. You want the best for the person you care for, so understandably you will be searching for a facility that is a good fit and provides the highest quality of care possible. There may be a number of viable options available to…

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Survey Discusses Long-Term Elder Care Experiences

The world of caregiving and elder care is always changing with each new generation. If you’re a caregiver yourself or have an aging loved one, you might be wondering how other people like you are feeling about the current state of elder care in the U.S. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research recently…

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Surprising Facts About Elder Care

When we hear terms like “elder care” or “family caregiving,” many of us initially imagine adult children caring for aging parents. While elder care certainly affects families in this dynamic, a recent survey conducted by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the United Hospital Fund discovered that 1 in 5 family caregivers in the U.S.…

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Saving Money for Retirement

When it comes to saving for retirement, it’s a lot like watching your weight and exercising every day. You know you need to do it, but it’s a lot harder to get it done. You probably have a lot of excuses and even some valid reasons that keep you from setting aside money for your future. Whether you’re still in your 20s and are just starting to think about retirement or are quickly approaching 50 and in a bit of a panic, it’s not too late to make some changes that can get you on the right track.

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New Website & Best Wishes

We are happy to introduce our new website which features the beautiful facility built for our residents. Unlike other assisted living homes, ours is special because of our size; we live under one roof among friends. We wish to serve each of our residents with the utmost respect and love. If you are interested in…

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