Our grandparents rarely thought about assisted living. Options were few, costs of care were low, insurance was less restrictive, and loved ones expected to eventually become caregivers. It was normal to rely on family. It was a different time. Today’s care environment looks nothing like the past. Costs─and expectations─have changed. In 2017, the cost of [...]
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Friends and family often ask what they can do to help a loved one recover from a stroke once they return home from the hospital. We interviewed La Loma Village Health and Rehabilitation‘s Eric Muse, master’s level physical therapist and the center’s rehabilitation coordinator, for his advice. 1. Encourage use of the weak side. When recovering from a […]

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When someone is looking for senior care options, the term “assisted living” is commonly misunderstood and used as a “catch all” phrase for those researching the next phase of their retirement. They might actually mean an active adult retirement community, nursing home, skilled nursing, a continuing care retirement community, or something else entirely. In order […]

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