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How Much Does Senior Living Really Cost?

By |2019-07-11T17:52:32+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Much Does Senior Living Really Cost? As you explore the possibility of senior living, one of the first questions you’ll want to be answered is “how much will it cost?” It’s a good and fair question, but it’s also a bit more complicated than that. Several factors impact what you’ll pay. In this [...]

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving?

By |2019-07-11T17:03:13+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving? Moving is one of the biggest decisions of your life! The emotions and work involved can seem overwhelming, but your new lifestyle will make everything worth the initial hassle. As we get older, it’s only natural to want to declutter and enjoy the simple [...]

Why I Volunteer: More Than Painting Nails

By |2019-06-04T15:49:13+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Why I Volunteer: More Than Painting Nails By Catie Malone, student volunteer When I was young, my favorite sleepover activity was painting nails. For my eleventh birthday, a friend gave me twenty Dollar Store nail polishes, and my friends and I had a ball giving each other manicures and pedicures in every color imaginable. [...]

How A Geriatric Social Worker Can Help You

By |2019-04-09T17:05:59+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How A Geriatric Social Worker Can Help You It can be a challenge to navigate aging or caring for your older loved one alone. You most likely have questions about care options, community support programs, coping with the stress of caregiving, and more. The good news is that there are resources out there and [...]

How Does a Pharmacist Help Older Adults?

By |2019-04-04T19:04:54+00:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Does a Pharmacist Help Older Adults? Age-related conditions often require multiple medications. In fact, 39% of US adults over the age of 65 take more than five prescription medications daily. Keeping track of when these medications should be taken, what they do, and what they interact with can be a challenge. Your local [...]

Why Being Vaccinated Keeps Older Adults Healthy

By |2019-04-04T18:40:07+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Why Being Vaccinated Keeps Older Adults Healthy Keeping up with immunizations is an important part of health care, especially for older adults. Immune systems tend to weaken as we age and it becomes harder for our bodies to fight off infection. In fact, adults over the age of 65 comprise over half of the [...]

Essential Tax Steps for Elder Caregivers

By |2019-03-11T17:10:34+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Essential Tax Steps for Elder Caregivers Tax day is fast approaching! Often, an important part of caring for an aging loved one is helping to handle their finances. And, a big part of finances is tax preparation. You may have a handle on your own finances, but the world of elder care has its [...]

How to Spot Age-Related Hearing Loss

By |2019-02-11T19:38:38+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How to Spot Age-Related Hearing Loss Maybe Dad insists that Mom is always mumbling, or Mom frets she can’t understand her grandchildren. Does Dad avoid going places with a lot of noise because he can’t hear conversations? Perhaps when you visit, the TV volume is turned so high you can’t hear yourself think, but [...]

UWM Students Take Up Residence at Luther Manor

By |2019-04-02T14:39:51+00:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Students Take Up Residence at Luther Manor Through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Student Artist in Residence (SAIR) program, art students live at senior living communities, including Luther Manor, rent-free in exchange for providing workshops and life enrichment opportunities for the residents. This innovative experience provides an immersive, intergenerational learning experience for [...]