How To Discuss Finances With Aging Loved Ones
Join us Tuesday, November 29 at 3 p.m. Pacific time for a free webinar on finances and senior living, hosted by Emily Schwarz of ElderLife Financial! It’s usually not a preferred topic of conversation around the dinner table, but as loved ones age, there’s an uncomfortable subject that families need to be open about: Finances.…
Finding the Right Financial Planner For Older Adults
Be sure to join our free webinar on Nov. 29, “Finances and Senior Living: Making a Plan”! When you need a mechanic, you’ll find no shortage of people who “have a guy”. If you need a haircut, you’ll have friends telling you to see their barber or stylist. But what about if you’re looking for…
Interview With Emily Schwarz of ElderLife Financial Services
On November 29 at 3 p.m. Pacific time, Prestige will be hosting a free webinar with Emily Schwarz of ElderLife Financial Services. The webinar is entitled “Finances and Senior Living: Making a Plan” and will explore a variety of financial resources that help families pay for senior living. You can sign up for the webinar…
How Social Activity Can Benefit Cognitive Health
You meet up with a friend for a brisk walk on a nice morning. Afterwards, the two of you head off to a coffee shop to sit down and chat, catching up with all the latest on each other’s families, favorite TV shows and more. Sounds like a pretty nice morning, and in addition to…
When Cognitive Decline Might Require Senior Living
Sometimes, the need for senior living becomes obvious. Maybe a loved one has suffered a fall. Maybe they had a fender bender or a close call while driving. Maybe their spouse passed away and they need the support and social life of a community. But sometimes the question can be more complicated when there isn’t…
Prestige Senior Living Bridgewood Earns Deficiency-Free Award
Vancouver, Wash. – Prestige Senior Living is pleased to announce that its Bridgewood assisted and independent living community in Vancouver, Washington, recently earned a deficiency-free survey from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). In its most recent survey led by state regulators, Prestige Senior Living Bridgewood surpassed federal and state…
Mild Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults
When people think of dementia, they often picture someone who requires long-term care, has difficulty remembering names and faces, and is struggling with daily tasks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately six million seniors in the United States living with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. But…
Prestige Assisted Living at Kalispell Earns Deficiency-Free Rating
Kalispell, Mont. – Prestige Senior Living is pleased to announce that its assisted living and memory care community in Kalispell, Montana, recently earned a deficiency-free survey from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS). In its most recent survey led by state regulators, Prestige Assisted Living at Kalispell surpassed federal and state…
The Importance of Sleep to Cognitive Health
There’s a saying that goes, when we’re young, we sneak out of bed to go to parties, and as we get older, we sneak out of parties to go to bed. While we would never suggest ducking out of social engagements, it is true that as we age, it becomes more important than ever to…
Memorable Honor Flight For Living Court Resident Dorothy Sleigh
It was as she was placing the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier that Dorothy Sleigh was hit with the full enormity of the moment. “It was very humbling. Very humbling. It made me feel really good to be able to do that… It was very moving for me.” Dorothy is a resident…
The Mediterranean Diet and Cognitive Health
Do you find yourself dreaming of a Mediterranean vacation? Even if you can’t visit, you can bring the Mediterranean home instead. And in doing so, help your cognitive health. Studies show that adopting a Mediterranean diet can help maintain cognitive function – according to one report, the results showed that “higher adherence to a Mediterranean…
The Importance of Physical Fitness to Cognitive Health
Getting your body moving can help build strength, reduce the risk of falling and improve your mobility and joints. And in addition to all the physical benefits, it can help you maintain your cognitive health. A growing body of research is overwhelmingly showing that physical fitness has a strong correlation to cognitive health. “Your brain…
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