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The expert resources we've compiled are designed to help you navigate the ins and outs, no matter where you are in your journey. Find inspiration to continue living an empowered life, guidance for whether it's time to make a move, and help understanding finance options, among other support and resources.

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How to Avoid Sibling Feuds While Caregiving

Working with your siblings to care for an aging parent can be rewarding, challenging, and every emotion in between. For some families, this is a time to reminisce and reconnect. It gives everyone an opportunity to remember the old days in a positive way. Unfortunately, caregiving doesn’t go so smoothly for every family. Sibling feuds are a fairly frequent occurrence when a senior loved one needs more assistance.

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Fall Prevention Tips Family Caregivers Need to Know

The statistics on falls among seniors are startling: one in three older adults experiences a fall every year. Falls are the leading cause of injuries, both fatal and non-fatal, among seniors. Once an older adult experiences a fall, they are two to three times more likely to fall again. For the senior and their loved ones, the dangers associated with falling are downright frightening.

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Is Senior Care Tax Deductible?

A question we hear repeatedly from families during tax season is whether or not senior care expenses qualify for a tax deduction. Sometimes the senior pays the entire cost of care on their own, and other times adult children pitch in to help. While we aren’t tax advisors, we did want to take time to share a few resources that might help you find the answers you need.

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Tech Innovations to Promote Senior Safety

Family caregivers face many challenges each day ranging from how to organize and track a senior’s health information to how to prevent their older loved one from experiencing a debilitating fall. The good news is that technology to support seniors and caregivers offers a variety of reliable and meaningful solutions.

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The Caregivers Checklist: Supporting an Aging Parent

Everything you need to know about caring for an older adult or loved one.

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Not sure where you are on your journey?

Everyone’s journey is different. We’ve partnered with Roobrik to offer online decision tools that help you understand care needs, learn more about options, and get ready to take the next step.

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Ready to Plan Your Move?

Just like moving out of Mom and Dad’s house for the first time or across the country for a new job, moving for a new lifestyle can feel as though it comes with a lot of unknowns. Take the stress out of the next step with resources that eliminate guesswork.

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When you’re ready to move, finding a community that fits your lifestyle is important. See how our communities empower you to find your vitality.

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