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Senior Housing Options

Senior Housing Options Recently, there has been a proliferation of senior housing communities. Families have many choices when the need for a senior housing facility arises. With so many new options in senior housing, it is important to seek professional assistance in order to make the right choice. One resource is a senior housing referral […]

The Oregon Long Term Care Partnership Program A Successful Alliance Between Business and Government

The Oregon Long Term Care Partnership Program A Successful Alliance Between Business and Government Oregon implemented the Long Term Care Partnership Program effective January 1, 2008. Prior to the Partnership Program, families had to spend their life savings to pay for a family member requiring long term care before qualifying for Medicaid, impoverishing the remaining […]

Stay Healthy at 50

Stay Healthy at 50 Get the Screenings You Need Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. You can get some screenings, such as blood pressure readings, in your doctor’s office. Others, such as mammograms, need special equipment, so you may need to go to a different office. After a screening test, […]

Building a Stronger Community Through Intergenerational Programs

Building a Stronger Community Through Intergenerational Programs The Benefits of Intergenerational Programming  Over the past twenty years there has been a growing amount of literature and research which identifies a trend in which younger people and older senior adults are becoming more and more separated in terms of living arrangements and social, recreational outlets. As […]

Life Long Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Life Long Benefits of Lifelong Learning Some of the most profound discoveries in the study of the human brain and aging have been made in the past decade. It‘s widely accepted that children’s formative development is best nurtured in a enriched environment, full of verbal, visual and physical stimuli. The more varied the experience and […]

Adult Day Centers – Increase quality of life for the whole family

Adult Day Centers… A Great Way to Increase Quality Of Life for the Whole Family Being a family caregiver is a twenty four hour a day, seven days a week job.   It is both rewarding and exhausting. Adult day centers provide life enriching day care for seniors and adults with disabilities.  Providing care for a […]

Senior Care & Health Blog

Senior Care & Health Blog Content provided by NorthWest Benefits Solutions Examples of What You Will Find On This Blog: Will you pay the penalty for not having health insurance under the ACA in 2014? Why self funding is less expensive for compaines group health plans Health Reform Hits Main Street The Health Care Law: […]