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Favorites from Mom on Mother’s Day

  In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked Sunnyside residents to share some of the most memorable advice and sayings from their moms. As you’ll see, times may change, but moms are moms! Moms Say… “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” “If I told you once, I told… Read More

Perfect Companions: The Many Way Pets Improve Senior Health

There’s nothing like the joy of a wagging tail or the comfort of a satisfied purr. For many seniors, pets have always been an integral part of their families, and with good reason. Pet owners know how much their animal friends add to their lives, but did you know that pets can help improve senior… Read More

Five Tips for Making a Senior’s Holiday Visit Happy and Stress-Free

  What’s the greatest gift you can give to your senior parents and friends at this time of year? If they’re visiting your home for a big holiday event, the greatest gift you can give them is a worry-free day to enjoy spending time with people they love. Whether it’s Christmas dinner or a family… Read More

Can Veterans Benefits Be Used In Senior Living?

It’s complicated. Here is what you need to know. If you are looking after a senior loved one who is veteran, you may be wondering about veterans benefits for senior living, and whether your loved one will qualify. The answer is complex. While there are no veterans benefits that pay for senior living directly, there… Read More

Six Mistakes to Avoid When Caring for a Senior Loved One

When you become a caregiver for a senior loved one, you step into one of life’s most challenging roles. The role of caregiver means making sure that your loved one has everything they need to thrive and be comfortable, whether that is in their own home, your home, or with the help of a senior… Read More

Memory Care or Assisted Living: Which is the right choice?

  Have you noticed a senior parent or loved one becoming forgetful? Many families turn to memory care when they notice that a loved one is experiencing memory challenges. However, with so many options available today, it can be hard to know which option is best. Mild to moderate memory loss doesn’t necessarily mean that… Read More

8 Foods That Have Great Health Benefits

You’ve probably heard by now that what you eat, especially as you age, contributes significantly to your overall health and wellbeing. The internet tells you to eat a balanced, healthy diet and to get as much exercise as you can. However, seniors who may be cooking for one or who simply don’t like to cook… Read More

How Do I Start the Conversation About Senior Care with My Parents?

The conversation around senior care is often a sensitive subject for families, especially if you’re talking to an older loved one. When is it time to begin the conversation? How will my loved one react? How do I even bring it up? This depends on your loved one’s situation. Have they already experienced a health… Read More