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Families & Caregivers, Dementia Care, Dementia Resources, Caregiver Resources 5 Resources for Dementia Caregivers

When you or your loved one receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, it is easy to feel like you are alone in this new world. Though the World Health Organization reports that approximately 10 million people receive a new dementia diagnosis each year, having dementia arrive at your family’s doorstep still feels quite lonely. Fortunately, there are resources for dementia caregivers throughout the Chicagoland area, making connection and education readily available to help you through this time.

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Senior Life, summer tips Summer Tips for Seniors Near Chicago

The skies are blue and the temperatures are rising, which means it is finally summertime here in Chicagoland! The spring season this year was odd in many ways; the coronavirus pandemic, below normal temperatures, and extreme rain kept most suburban dwellers tucked inside their homes. Now that the weather is finally cooperating, it’s the perfect time of year to venture outside for some safe activity. Here are a few of our favorite summer tips for seniors to help you and your senior loved ones have a healthy and fun season.

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Naperville, outdoor activities for seniors Mary Ellen Finds Passion in Plants

For Mary Ellen, nature has always been the center of her world. A certified Master Gardener and resident at Arbor Terrace Naperville, Mary Ellen has had a passion for nature and gardening since childhood. Currently, she faithfully waters plants in the Bridges neighborhood daily and also helps in the courtyard garden during gardening season. It’s something she has done for years now, and her role is only poised to grow.

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Memory care, Dementia Care Unique Ways Arbor Terrace Helps With Memory Care

Arbor Terrace Naperville residents can choose from options including assisted living and dementia care. Our Evergreen neighborhood was specially designed to serve older adults who are living with cognitive decline, whether it’s because of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia.

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Assisted living Moving to Assisted Living? Here's How You Can Prepare

Now that you’ve made your decision about which assisted living community is best for you, it is time to get ready for your upcoming move. This is an exciting time, certainly, but you might also be feeling worried, anxious, or overwhelmed while preparing for the transition to your new home. All of your feelings are valid, and you can feel more in control of your move when you prepare to the best of your abilities. Here are just a few ways you can make your transition to your new assisted living home.

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Assisted living 7 FAQs About Assisted Living in Naperville

Older adults searching for a bit of extra assistance with daily tasks have multiple solutions to choose from. Here in Chicago’s western suburbs, seniors enjoy hundreds of options, ranging from in-home care to senior living. Though the extra options certainly empower older adults and their family members, the sheer volume of choices can be overwhelming as well.

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Senior Aging & Health, Dementia, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease How to Tell the Difference Between Normal Aging and Dementia

As we age, we can experience physical challenges like aching joints or decreased mobility. In addition to these physical challenges, we also increase the chances of cognitive decline as we get older. However, it is important to note that not all cognitive loss is a normal part of aging. In fact, though Alzheimer’s disease and dementia diagnoses do increase with age, these types of progressive conditions are not a normal part of aging at all.

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Assisted living, Understanding Assisted Living, Cost of Senior Living What Is the Real Cost of Assisted Living in Naperville?

If your loved one is considering a move to assisted living, you may be wondering exactly what its financial impact will be. Discovering the costs of assisted living in Naperville and its surrounding western suburbs is an important part of the selection process as you determine which community will be best. While the final dollar amount is vital, it’s important to remember all that is taken into consideration when these prices are determined.

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Naperville, Community News Arbor Terrace Naperville Residents Mark Milestone Birthdays

Two residents of Arbor Terrace Naperville celebrated milestone birthdays during the month of November: Evelyn Korvada turned 95 and Jean Schaefer had her 90th birthday.

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Naperville, Community News Women at Arbor Terrace Naperville Discuss What Voting Means to Them on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

This year is memorable for many reasons, but one that you might not realize is that 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. 

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