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6 Myths About Dementia

Dementia is a general term describing a series of symptoms, often found in elderly adults, that inhibit the quality of daily life. These symptoms include forgetfulness, confusion, wandering, repetitive speech and more, and at a certain stage begin to tax the ability...

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Legacy Lodge Legend: Bob Morris

A Captain in our Midst His military career and rank gave Bob Morris his commonly used title of Captain Bob, but his beliefs shaped his adult life. After a childhood in the East and seven years as a Marine, he came to Jackson to support candidates who opposed the...

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7 Benefits of Downsizing for Seniors

All our adult lives we purchased the largest homes we could afford. We asked these homes to shelter us and raise our families and keep us comfy in the summer heat and winter cold. Every month we made that mortgage payment so we could stay.But when we reach a certain...

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Legacy Lodge Legend: Allen Raver

Jackson folks probably remember Allen Raver as a respected and busy building contractor while folks from Pringle (near Custer), South Dakota remember him as a hard-working boy, son of a local rancher. He enjoyed the life and work of a cowboy–riding horses...

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6 Ways Technology Can Enhance the Lives of Seniors

For people who grew up with rotary phones, encyclopedia sets and the Sears Roebuck catalog, today’s technology can be disorienting. Many adults – not just seniors – turn up their noses at social media and the ubiquity of phones.  While technology...

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6 Amazing Ways a Positive Attitude Improves Aging

“You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.”  –George Bernard Shaw  Study after study has shown the power of positive thinking, no more powerful than as we age. A glass-half-full attitude towards getting older leads to a longer and...

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6 Helpful New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Just because you’re a senior doesn’t mean you don’t have things in life you want to achieve or improve. People who never stop learning and never stop achieving live longer and better.  So, this New Year, let’s think about some resolutions that would benefit many...

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6 Ways to Stay Connected This Holiday Season

6 WAYS TO STAY CONNECTED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON November 15, 2018 You’ve transitioned to an independent living community or an assisted living arrangement somewhere new. You still have your old friends and family, but maybe they’re no longer in your neighborhood.  Now...

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6 Ways a Continuum of Care Makes Winter Safer for Seniors

6 WAYS A CONTINUUM OF CARE MAKES WINTER SAFER FOR SENIORS October 11, 2018 Are the punishing winters turning you into a shut-in? Do the short days and long nights make you feel lonely and sad? What about shoveling your driveway or salting the sidewalk? Do you dread...

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6 Advantages of Short-Stay Rehabilitation

6 ADVANTAGES OF SHORT-STAY REHABILITATION September 25, 2018 Going directly home is not always the best option for people leaving the hospital after a surgery, illness or accident. Instead, short-stay rehabilitation programs provide the physical, occupational and...

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When You Should Bring Parents on an Assisted Living Visit

WHEN YOU SHOULD BRING PARENTS ON AN ASSISTED LIVING VISIT August 23, 2018 For more than one reason, moving one or both of your parents into an assisted living facility is never easy. On the one hand, you might very well have to convince Mom or Dad that they no longer...

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4 Life-Changing Health Benefits of Independent Living

4 LIFE-CHANGING HEALTH BENEFITS OF INDEPENDENT LIVING August 13, 2018 As people age, it’s important for them to stay connected socially. Being isolated from friends, family members and neighbors can lead to depression and other mental health issues. Studies have shown...

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Regency Square Earns 2018 Bronze National Quality Award

REGENCY SQUARE, EARNS 2018 BRONZE NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD August 2, 2018 South Sioux City, NE– Regency Square has been recognized as a 2018 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality...

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Gateway Vista Earns 2018 Silver National Quality Award

7 CONSIDERATIONS FOR SELECTING HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS FOR SENIORS November 28, 2018 LINCOLN, NE – Gateway Vista, a Nye Health Services campus has been recognized as a 2018 Silver – Achievement in Quality Award recipient by the American Health Care Association and...

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