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An advocate: 5 reasons to have one

“An advocate can be a family member, friend, trusted coworker, or a hired professional who accompanies you to your appointments and asks questions, writes down information, and speaks up for you so you can better understand your illness and get the care you need.” [Source: AARP] As an Aging Life Care Professional (also known as […]

Assisted Living Visits for Newbies

Going to visit a family member or friend at an assisted living community? Wondering what to do or say to have a meaningful visit? Bring a small gift. Assisted living apartments and rooms are small spaces with limited flat surfaces. new door wreath that you make or buy (and offer to store their current one […]