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Hospice Cape May County

How to Care for a Senior Loved One with Cancer

February 4 is World Cancer Day, when we remember those coping with this disease as well as those that have passed away or gone into remission. Here is some insight for hospice care in South Jersey for caregivers compassionately caring for a senior loved one with cancer. What is the role of a caregiver? Caregivers take on a wide range …

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What’s Included In-Home Care Costs?

As the demand for senior care rises, seniors and  their families are under a fair amount of pressure to find an option that offers quality care at an affordable price.. Often, home care offers the best of both worlds – the ability to stay in your home and age-in-place, as well as keep costs down …

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Advantages of In-Home Respite Care Services

Being a caregiver is often as challenging as it is rewarding, but fortunately there are services designed to support you and your loved one if and when you require help. Whether you cannot care for your loved one 24-hours a day, he or she requires skilled nursing care after recovering from an illness or hospital …

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Take a Fun Senior Social Class to Remember!

It’s always a perfect time to commit to resolutions that make your life more enjoyable, healthy and fun. So why not join our SeniorFITness wellness program? These classes are specifically designed for seniors, making them safe and enjoyable as well as highly beneficial. Here are some more reasons to join from our specialists in New …

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Take a Fun Senior Care Social Class to Remember!

It’s always a perfect time to commit to resolutions that make your life more enjoyable, healthy and fun. So why not join our SeniorFITness wellness program? These classes are specifically designed for seniors, making them safe and enjoyable as well as highly beneficial. Here are some more reasons to join from our specialists in New …

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5 Tips for Boosting Senior Nutrition

Good, healthy nutrition is essential at any age, but it’s often overlooked in senior health. Eating well is as much about improving mental acuteness, energy and resistance to illness as it is about supporting a positive attitude and emotional stability. So how can seniors support good eating habits? A good diet isn’t about sacrifice: When …

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Why Choose an Assisted Living Community?

It’s a brand new year and, for many seniors, now is the right time to start making plans for the future. The idea of moving from their family home into assisted living is a daunting one, but there are solutions designed to not only reduce the strain of moving, but actually deliver real quality-of-life benefits …

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All the Benefits of Choosing Expert Post-Hospitalization Rehabilitation

As one of the leading assisted living communities in Camden County, New Jersey , we’re proud to offer expert short-term rehabilitation services to assist seniors in their recovery from falls, surgical procedures, and illnesses. Here are all the benefits of choosing this professional service: Faster recovery and healing. As we age, it becomes more difficult to bounce back quickly from illnesses and injury. However, professional short-term rehabilitation can help …

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How to Find a Home Health Aide You Can Trust

Hiring caregivers from home health agencies can be a daunting task – after all, you’re putting the health, safety and happiness of your loved one into the hands of someone you don’t know. Fortunately, there are ways to find a senior home care services provider you can trust, and who will be a positive and …

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Getting Festive with Your Senior Loved Ones

The festive season is a time for sharing joy and love with family and friends, but it can be more difficult for those with loved ones in assisted living. Here are some tips for including your loved one during this busy holiday period. Spending time at the assisted living community: Many assisted living communities really …

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Tips When Traveling with a Senior

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family, but this may mean traveling with a senior loved one, which can make your trip more challenging. Here are some tips on making this an easy and enjoyable time for everyone. Plan ahead: Having a set itinerary for your trip will allow you and …

When a Cure is No Longer Possible

In a world where death is a fact of life, conversations around passing on are still incredibly difficult to have — and yet, it is so important to ensure the proper services are in place to support, care and comfort  each and every person during this time. Our hospice program, Bridges , at our Jersey Shore community is here …

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What the Holidays Can Mean for Anyone with Diabetes

With over 20 million people in our nation suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), primarily caused by diabetes, imagine the dilemma they face at this time of the year. Most likely, as they gather with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, at every turn they are faced with mountains of sweets and desserts. It’s …

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Home Healthcare: Supporting the Social Side of Senior Living

When most people think about in-home senior care , they envision trained caregivers assisting with scheduling medication, managing the home and providing personal services that assist the elderly in day-to-day living. While true, it’s missing a very significant component – supplying companionship, one-on-one interaction and keeping your loved one social, having fun and enjoying life. Here’s some insight …

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United Methodist Communities Wins MarCom Awards

6 Awards Garnered Among 6,500 Entries When the time and energy expended toward high quality communications realizes positive outcomes, all share in the triumph. United Methodist Communities is the recipient of six 2016 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. There were over 6,500 entries from all …