LIVE TOURS! Listen to a short message regarding current situation in Senior Living from Eunice here. It’s been a long year of touring options virtually with clients that need to make a move. Finally, in the last month, live tours are happening with all our clients in assisted living, residential homes and all options
April Is National Humor Month Were you fooled on April 1st? April Fools’ Day has been celebrated for centuries. I was always fooled as a child growing up in my family. My father and brother were experts at creating laughter on April 1st. There are positive benefits of humor or laughter in your daily life.
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month As Certified Senior Advisors, one of our goals is to connect people to resources they may need. Several websites to review for education and resources during awareness month are listed below: Parkinson Foundation website found here. Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology In the Twin Cities we have the Struther’s Parkinsons Center
Welcome Shari Claypool It is a pleasure to welcome Shari as a Senior Living Advisor Memory Care Options serving seniors in the north area of the Twin Cities. Shari has a heart for seniors. She has worked with seniors for much of her working career. We feel blessed to have her on our team. Read
Traumatic Brain Injuries and Falls in Seniors March is TBI month. There are 100,000 Minnesotans that live with a disability caused by a brain injury. The majority of brain injuries in the United States each year occur in young children and teenagers. Many of these brain injuries are a resulte of bicycle or car accidents.
VA Pension Benefits for Seniors Understanding and applying for veteran benefits can be confusing and overwhelming. Yet for seniors and for caregivers there may be financial benefits that make it worth it. There are veteran pension benefits not just for the veteran but for a surviving spouse as well. To qualify for a Veteran
Seniors and Heart Disease There are many different kinds of heart disease. Plaque buildup is often to blame. But there are other causes. Tobacco Use Drinking Excess weight lack of Exercise Stress Things you can’t control, like your family history, might also increase your risk of heart disease. But even so, leading a heart healthy
Certified Senior Advisors Have a Heart for Seniors CSAs especially love working with seniors. That is why they are called Senior Advisors. And, they prefer to work with that part of the population. Do you know a Certified Senior Advisor? If you have worked with Choice Connections in the past than you do know a
Are Pets Allowed in Memory Care? Recently I toured with a client to understand the best memory care options. I had recently told them that typically a pet wasn’t allowed in memory care. In my years of experience I had found that to be the case. And to my surprise, both options we toured allowed
When is the Best Time To Move to Senior Living? Many seniors would andwer that quesiton by saying never. And during this pandemic that is echoed by more seniors than in the past. The right answer to that question in our opinion is well before you need to. Here are three main reasons not to