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Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Senior Living Consultants remains open and the staff is available to help you or a loved one find independent, Assisted Living, and Memory/Dementia Care Communities at NO COST to our clients. We are the local experts in locating the best senior living...

Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, we at Senior Living Consultants remain open and working to help you or a loved one find independent, Assisted Living, and Memory/Dementia Care Communities at NO COST to our clients. We are the local experts in locating the best senior living...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 20% of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern. The most common conditions among older adults include anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders (depression or bipolar disorder).   Anxiety Studies show that anxiety disorders...

  To maintain a healthy body and mind, as you age, regular exercise is essential. In fact, studies have shown that exercise over long periods will produce amazing health benefits for seniors. For example, exercising about 30 minutes a day not only helps older adults maintain independence...

Each year, about 1 million people are treated for pneumonia in the United States and approximately 50,000 die from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs which inflames the air sacs resulting...

Many older adults use mobility devices, like walkers and canes, to assist them in walking and to help prevent a fall. However, you may be surprised to learn that from 2001 to 2006 over 47,000 Americans ages 65 and over (129 people each day) were...

For most adults, prescription and non-prescription medications provide safe and effective treatment and relief for a variety of medical conditions. However, for people over 65 some medications can cause serious reactions. For example, your elderly dad pulls a muscle working in the garden and takes...

Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a medical condition characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. Unfortunately, osteoporosis can lead to an increased risk of fracture of the hip, spine, and wrist. In general, for seniors, these fractures are not only physically debilitating but...