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Knowing When It’s Time to Make the Move to a Senior Living Community

By | 2017-11-28T17:11:13+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

100% of us would like to live our lives independently in our own home until the day we breathe our last. However, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human services, only 30% of us will know that reality. The other 70% will spend time in a senior living community of some kind. But [...]

Luther Manor Residents & Staff Help Local Kids get School-Ready

By | 2017-10-17T17:16:01+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

On average, a family spends $75 per child on school supplies each year. For many families in our community, this is a cost they cannot meet. That is why the residents and staff of Luther Manor decided to get involved in the Backpack Coalition this year by donating and personally delivering supplies for those in need. [...]

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Putting Mom in Assisted Living

By | 2017-10-03T15:16:02+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Moving Mom or Dad into an assisted living or skilled nursing community can be difficult for everyone. While everyone knows its necessary, the guilt and sadness adult children feel can be overwhelming. DailyCaring.com shares the top 3 reasons why we feel guilty and how we can, with time, come to understand that the decision is the [...]

Finding the Right Cultural Fit in a Senior Living Community

By | 2017-09-19T15:14:36+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Finding the place we fit and people we like is never not important – even when it comes to choosing a senior living community. What's right for one person might be very wrong for another and that's okay! How do we go about finding the right fit for ourselves or our loved ones? OurParents gives [...]

Don’t Think Of It As Downsizing – It’s Rightsizing!

By | 2017-09-07T00:10:38+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The word "downsizing" has been replaced and the daunting task itself is to blame. Some are ditching the word “downsizing,” with its potentially negative connotations (think job loss), and embracing “rightsizing,” or getting the space that’s right for the next phase of life. Next Avenue shares more below.  READ MORE

Extra Help for Seniors in Paying for Prescription Drugs

By | 2017-08-22T15:17:26+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

The average adult over 65 years old takes 14 to 18 prescription medications in a year. Those costs can really add up! The good news is that there is help. Specifically, Extra Help! Find all the details and who qualifies for this assistance in the link below. READ MORE

10 Things to Locate Before a Health Crisis Hits

By | 2017-08-15T17:55:14+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

When parents are handling daily routines fairly well adult children don’t think much about needing to know the location of their parents’ important documents. However, a parent’s unexpected health event could precipitate an immediate need to get your hands on key information and secure valuables. Next Avenue has 10 things you need to know the [...]

Luther Manor Receives Safe Resident Assistance Grant

By | 2017-08-04T18:30:09+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

Safety and abundant life are the most important things we provide to our residents and their families. Recently, Luther Manor received an endowment grant from West Bend Mutual in partnership with Leading Age to continue to provide our residents with the high-quality care and safety they deserve and expect. With the grant Luther Manor will [...]

Prescription Drugs for Seniors to Avoid

By | 2017-07-31T19:01:32+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Prescription drugs, oftentimes, get more plentiful and complicated as we get older and it makes good sense to ask questions of our doctors and pharmacists to make sure that we're safe and feeling as good as we can. Next Avenue has some helpful things to consider and a list of drugs for seniors to potentially [...]