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Memory, memory loss Unique Ways Arbor Terrace Combats Memory Loss

Hearing that your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia can be startling. As the questions around what this means for your family, your loved one, and what the next chapter of your life looks like begin to circulate, it can be difficult to determine where to go next for answers and support.

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Retirement FAQs About Memory Care Near Washington, D.C.

Memory care near Washington, D.C., can transform the uncertainty of living with dementia during retirement into something meaningful and fulfilling. Whether you’re searching for yourself or your loved one, it is normal to feel anxious, to worry whether dementia is going to destroy everything your family has worked so hard for, and even to feel angry about this diagnosis. Dementia does not have to destroy your life. Seniors can and do lead meaningful, joyful lives, even with this awful diagnosis. But a better life begins with the right care. Here are the most frequently asked questions about memory care near Washington, D.C.

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Retirement Retiring in Gambrills: What You Need to Know

For those who are retiring in Gambrills, Maryland, it’s a wonder why more seniors haven’t taken advantage of this gem of a city. Situated an hour north of Washington, DC, and just 30 minutes east of Annapolis, Gambrills offers residents a small-town atmosphere with easy access to nearby metropolises. 

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Waugh Chapel, Community News Arbor Terrace Waugh Chapel Executive Director Offers Insights on Process of Choosing an Assisted Living Community

We know that finding a safe and comfortable living community can be difficult for families of older adults, so we interviewed Kelly Fields, executive director of Arbor Terrace Waugh Chapel, to talk about how families can make the important decision about choosing the right place for their loved ones. 

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Senior Living Options 7 Senior Living Amenities You Can’t Get at Home

Turning the page on a new chapter in your life can be a very exciting time. Whether it’s getting the keys to your first apartment or buying your first home, milestones like these are the events in life that we look forward to. The same now applies to a move to a senior living community, especially when you consider that senior living communities are now bustling, socially active, and fulfilling places that have long since dropped their reputation for offering little more than rocking chairs and bingo.

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Senior Activities Plan a Senior-Friendly Trip to Capitol KOA

The warmer months always spark a sense of adventure, offering an opportunity to check off a box on our bucket lists, try a new vacation destination, or simply enjoy nature’s bounty. Fortunately, the Washington, D.C., area has a little bit of everything, including mountains a few hours’ drive west and the breeze coming off the Chesapeake Bay or Atlantic Ocean just a quick drive east.

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Senior Life, Senior Hobbies How Seniors Near Washington, DC, Can Beat the Heat This Summer

Summers in the Washington, D.C., area can be tricky, especially for seniors. One day the area can bring cool breezes and cloudy skies followed by a string of blazing heat and humidity the next. Fortunately, with a few precautionary measures and a hefty dose of creativity, seniors can still remain active, see family and friends, and visit favorite hot spots.

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Memory care, memory care community 6 Ways to Stay Connected at a Memory Care Community

Moving a loved one to a memory care community can be a tough transition for families to make, but it can be even harder on the senior who has to leave their home and maybe even longtime friends and neighbors. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can be especially hard on older adults.

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Senior Resources, Senior-Friendly, Senior Events Planning a Senior-Friendly Trip to Washington, DC

With the annual arrival of cherry blossoms along the Potomac River and other signs that summer is just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan for a trip to the Washington, DC, area. Not only is traveling a great way to get out of the house, but it is also an amazing way to explore a new place, create memories, and try something new.

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Resources for Families, Senior Resources Senior Resources in Anne Arundel County

It has been said that the greatness of a community can be measured by the compassion of its members. For its part, Anne Arundel County organizations of all kinds have stepped up to provide more and more resources for seniors to help them overcome new obstacles and plan for the next phase of their retirements. 

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