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Community News Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory Recognized as Best Memory Care Community

          Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory is honored to be selected as a Best Memory Care Community  by MemoryCare.com, recognizing excellence in memory care based on research, reviews, and several key performance indicators.     

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Community News The Benefits of Moving to Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory

The decision to move into a senior living community is not always an easy one to make. Sometimes the decision has to be made on behalf of your loved one for their own safety. However, what may begin with hesitation can end up being one of the best decisions you’ve ever made. It is understandable why your loved one may resist leaving the home they knew to live in an environment that is unfamiliar. However, we know that there are many pros to living in a senior living community, from safety to a sense of community to new friendships. Through reviews from our residents and their loved ones, learn more about life at Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory. SAFETY

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Roberta Moves Into Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory

Tag along with Roberta as she moves into her new home at Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory. She shares with us her new friends, most prized possessions, and why she made the decision to move into a senior living community.  

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Senior Living Options Infographic: Senior Living Options in Marietta | Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory

When it comes to senior living, the options can seem endless. We created this chart to help you understand the different levels of care, and identify which best fits your or your loved one's needs.

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Happy Holidays from Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory

From all of us at Arbor Terrace of Burnt Hickory, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year! May your holidays be filled with love and joy.  

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Senior living, Assisted living, Senior care What Are the Requirements to Live in Assisted Living in Georgia?

Assisted living in Georgia can help seniors with health and cognitive issues live more independent lives, enriched by friendship, meaningful activities, and the chance to master new skills. Caregivers may also gain immense relief from assisted living, since it allows them to transition back to a family relationship and out of the caregiver role. This can alleviate stress and depression, and can even create far-reaching health reverberations for a family, since caregivers sometimes struggle with stress-related health issues.

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Assisted living, Bridges, Bridges Program Why Our Bridges Program Is a Great Option

It can be scary to think that you or a loved one may someday be diagnosed with dementia. Yet according to the Alzheimer's Association, one in three seniors will develop some type of dementia during their lifetime. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe conditions and diseases that affect a person’s memory, language, and problem-solving skills. These conditions worsen over time, and so a person with a recent dementia diagnosis is in a significantly different place than a person who has lived with it for a while. Many assisted living communities include special dementia care neighborhoods. They are secured environments with full-time care for residents who are in the later stages of dementia. But seniors just starting to struggle with dementia symptoms don’t need this much care.

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Senior Living Options Ways Marietta, GA Does Senior Living Differently

Nestled 40 minutes northwest of the bustling city of Atlanta, Marietta is a welcome retreat for visitors and residents alike. This historic town is beautiful and packed with local shopping and dining opportunities. If you or your senior loved one are currently living in the Marietta area, you can rest assured that senior care throughout the region is as lovely as the town itself.

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Dementia Care How to Find the Best Dementia Care in Marietta, Georgia

More than 16 million people provide unpaid care to a person with dementia, and Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Despite this, many people have no experience with dementia until they are providing care to a loved one. Finding dementia care in Marietta, Georgia, can feel overwhelming. However, with a little diligence and some support from trusted allies, you can find the perfect long-term care solution for your loved one.

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Senior living, Senior Living Options The Key to Finding the Perfect Senior Living Community in Marietta, GA

Marietta, Georgia, is a suburb of Atlanta, but it’s got a personality all its own. From the historic houses to the town square packed with quaint shops and restaurants, and the area’s ties to the Civil War, Marietta is popular with visitors and residents alike. Senior citizens make up more than 16 percent of the city’s population, according to the World Population Review. Many of those seniors chose to retire in Marietta because of the abundance of resources available to them there. Cobb Senior Services is recognized as one of the leading county-based senior service agencies in metro Atlanta. It operates a network of senior centers to meet the social and emotional needs of its population. If you or a loved one has decided to retire to Marietta, you may want to think about moving to a senior living community. Senior living offers retirees the chance to have more freedom and fewer responsibilities so they can truly enjoy their golden years. You’ll have your own space, but someone else will do the chores and cook the meals. A full calendar of activities will help you stay busy, and you’ll be surrounded by companions, some of whom may become close friends.

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