Laureate Group Staff

What is Creative Aging?

What is Creative Aging?

What is creative aging? It is a term that has now grown into a meaningful movement for millions of baby boomers. Thanks to artist Angela Swan, the creative aging movement will be an integral part of Laurel Oaks Senior Community’s Lifestyle Programming throughout the year. Learn more.

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What to Share with Your Pharmacist

What to Share with Your Pharmacist

Pharmacists are an integral member of your healthcare team. They look for interactions between the medications you’re taking, assess for correct dosages, and provide counsel to you on properly taking and storing medications. Pharmacists are also a resource for questions pertaining to insurances and payment options for medications. It pays to get to know your pharmacist and understand what to share with your pharmacist.

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Full Time RNs in Assisted Living Why It Matters

Full Time RNs in Assisted Living: Why It Matters

Staffing is not just about the number of people working in the facility at any given time. It’s about the credentials of the people who make up the staffing plan on a daily basis. Full time RNs in assisted living is a key element to consider when choosing a senior living facility. You want to have the assurance that quality care is directed and provided under the direct supervision of qualified professionals such as Registered Nurses.

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The Importance of a Health Care Power of Attorney

The Importance of a Health Care Power of Attorney

A health care power of attorney functions very differently than a financial power of attorney. The importance of a health care power of attorney (also called a health care or medical proxy) is to appoint someone to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make those decisions yourself.

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Financial Options for Senior Care

Financial Options for Senior Care

When researching financial options for senior care, evaluate your available financial resources, including monthly income and assets. Each family’s individual circumstances determine how they may best cover the cost of senior care for a loved one. Here are 6 examples of financial options for senior care.

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Preventing Frailty In Older Adults

Preventing Frailty In Older Adults

As you might imagine, those who come to us have varying degrees of care needs – from those who might simply need help with medication management to those who have high care needs as a result of being medically frail. Medical frailty is somewhat common, yet preventing frailty in older adults is possible with the right steps.

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assisted living costs

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

If you have just begun your search for assisted living, you may be surprised at how much assisted living services cost at specific communities. It is helpful to consult an objective source when considering the fees for assisted living in comparison to other options for care. Since 2004, Genworth Financial has surveyed long-term care costs on an annual basis.

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