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  • U.S. News & World Report Names Northstar Senior Living a 2022-23 Best Senior LivingU.S. News & World Report Names Northstar Senior Living a 2022-23 Best Senior Living
    May 10, 2022 – Northstar Senior Living has six communities that have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best Senior Living.   Six communities managed by NSL have been recognized by U.S. News that earned “Best” status by achieving the highest possible rating for Independent Living/Assisted… Read more »
  • Easing the Transition to Assisted LivingNO Found Image
    Moving into a new home can be difficult and stressful for anyone. It tends to be particularly trying for the elderly. After all, they’ve often spent decades in their homes, raising their children and building a lifetime of memories. Thinking about moving after all that time can certainly be frightening.… Read more »
  • Tips to Make the Transition to Assisted Living EasierNO Found Image
    Moving elderly parents into an assisted living community can be challenging and stressful. Parents and children experience many emotions that can be difficult to manage. The move to an assisted living community, however, can bring elderly parents closer to family, ensure a safer home, and provide a more active lifestyle.… Read more »
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  • Family Means Everything!Family Means Everything!
    We wanted to share a priceless family story that recently occurred at Paintbrush! Ross has made Paintbrush his home since January, 2021.  His sister, Zelda came to visit in July.  She loved it so much, Zelda and her husband, Louie moved into Paintbrush in August! Zelda surprised Ross by showing… Read more »
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  • 10 Benefits of Choosing Assisted Living for Alzheimer’s Patients10 Benefits of Choosing Assisted Living for Alzheimer’s Patients
    Many people are concerned about the increasing number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease. There are many reasons why families may decide to place their loved one in an assisted living facility. Many families have been able to take advantage of financial resources for these types of senior care in… Read more »
  • Tips on Moving a Family Member to an Assisted Living CommunityNO Found Image
    Moving a family member into an assisted living community can be challenging. Loved ones must make many decisions, and everyone will feel a wide range of emotions. People should remember that this is the end of independence for the loved one, and moving can be sad. Keep reading for tips… Read more »
  • Congratulations to Lindsey BretzmanNO Found Image
    For those who know me well, you know I live for my career…for my residents, their families and for education of life enrichment professionals. A few weeks ago, I had the honor of accepting an award through the Oregon Health Care Association. I received the Enrichment of Life Award and… Read more »
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  • Making the Transition as Smooth as PossibleNO Found Image
    Independence is important to seniors, but as they age some conditions, such as dementia, prevent elderly people from living on their own. The transition through this life event is often harder for seniors who have been independent most of their lives, and they need as much encouragement as possible. Following… Read more »
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  • Taking a Closer Look at Massage Therapy and Its Benefits for SeniorsTaking a Closer Look at Massage Therapy and Its Benefits for Seniors
    Massage is a practice with a long history and is scientifically proven to have many health benefits. In recent years massage therapy has been advised as a form of alternative therapy.  This article discusses the top 15 benefits of massage therapy for seniors living in memory care facilities in Sacramento.… Read more »
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  • Easing the Transition to an Assisted Living CommunityNO Found Image
    Dementia is a brain disease that progresses at different speeds in different people, and it is impossible to predict how quickly seniors with the disease will suffer cognitive decline. Once the seniors cannot take care of themselves any longer, the family must step up and make hard decisions for their… Read more »
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  • Best Senior Living Price Value in Temecula ValleyNO Found Image
    Life is meant to be lived and enjoyed. Offering the best price value in the Temecula Valley! Private Studio, One Bedroom and Two Bedroom Apartments Chef-prepared Meals Scheduled Transportation Wine Bar and Lounge Pet-Friendly with Dog Park Fitness Center and Salon Movie Theater Courtyard and Gazebo Call (951) 308-1988 today!… Read more »
  • A Smooth MoveNO Found Image
    An aging parent who must move into a senior community needs a smoother transition during these life events. Most seniors want to remain in their family home, but health challenges prevent them from staying alone, and they need extra services the family cannot provide. Senior communities fulfill the needs of… Read more »
  • Vista Prado Caregiver Receives Caregiver of the Year AwardVista Prado Caregiver Receives Caregiver of the Year Award
    Vista Prado Caregiver Receives Caregiver of the Year Award 1st Annual Solano County Caregiver Vista Prado caregiver Joy Tacdol received the Caregiver of the Year award at the 1st Annual Solano County Caregiver Appreciation and Recognition event.The award was presented by California State Assembly member Jim Frazier. Joy received a… Read more »
  • Making the Decision Between Home Care or Assisted LivingNO Found Image
    As an elderly loved one's health begins to decline, hard decisions must be made. Families weigh the pros and cons of at-home care and moving the family member into an assisted living community. Both health services are beneficial for seniors with dementia or who need help with activities of daily… Read more »
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  • Helping Seniors Transition to an Assisted Living CommunityNO Found Image
    There are several reasons why an aging parent might need more assistance than their family can manage on their own. Many seniors retire and spend many years living on their own, but conditions such as dementia can prevent them from taking care of themselves and continuing to live in the… Read more »
  • Making the Transition to Assisted LivingNO Found Image
    Once seniors are no longer safe living on their own, there are options for residential communities. Making the transition to residing in an assisted living community can be stressful. Although the new environment requires acclimation, the process does not have to be difficult.  Signs it is Time for Residential Care… Read more »
  • Helping to Ease the Transition to Assisted LivingNO Found Image
    Deciding to move a loved one into assisted living can be difficult. It’s often hard for us to accept the fact that our aging parents who once took care of us are struggling to take care of themselves. People often want to cover their elderly loved ones’ care on their… Read more »
  • Making the Transition to an Assisted Living CommunityNO Found Image
    While moving to a residential care community offers peace of mind for seniors and loved ones, the transition phase is not always easy. Some seniors manage better than others, but family involvement is essential. Learning how to make the change will help families prepare for the process and decrease the… Read more »
  • Easing the Transition to Assisted Living for SeniorNO Found Image
    Seniors often dread leaving their homes and moving to a new residence. They realize time is passing and mourn the loss of their youth. Often, they wish to remain independent but recognize they can no longer live alone. Moving has them feeling as if they are leaving memories behind. They… Read more »
  • Uprooting: How to Ease the MoveNO Found Image
    The health and well-being of senior loved ones can decline quickly and without warning. Most individuals find out if the elderly loved one has dementia at earlier stages, but that doesn't mean the disease will progress in the same way for everyone. A parent with Alzheimer's can progress to later… Read more »
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