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STUDY: ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITIES REMAIN COST-EFFECTIVE LEADER -

 

Published: Monday, April 21, 2014

Assisted living communities remain one of the most cost-effective choices when searching for long-term care solutions, according to a new study conducted by CareScout for long-term care insurer Genworth. The median annual rate for a private, one-bedroom home in an assisted living community is $42,000, according to the report....... READ ARTICLE >>

 

90 YEAR OLDS TODAY SHARPER THAN PREVIOUS GENERATION, STUDY FINDS

 

Published: Friday, August 2, 2013

 

A large Danish study of nonagenarians finds that people born in 1915 not only lived longer than those born a decade earlier, but they also retained a higher level of both their cognitive and physical abilities.To address the concerns of future care needs for the “Silver Tsunami,” a team of Danish researchers investigated the health status of.....  READ ARTICLE >>

 

 

 

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS CONSUMER COSTS FOR LONG TERM CARE OPTIONS

 

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013

 

A new report reveals that the median cost of a room in an assisted living community is less than half the median cost of a private room in a skilled nursing facility. The report surveyed almost 15,000 long-term care providers across the United States. Genworth Financial released its annual report analyzing long-term care costs across the nation. According....

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STUDY SAYS ALZHEIMER'S EPIDEMIC TO HIT U.S BY 2050

 

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

 

As the population of the United States ages, the number of seniors diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050, according to a new study. The amount of Americans affected by the disease is projected to reach 13.8 million – millions more than previously anticipated.Hoping to more clearly define previous Alzheimer’s...... READ ARTICLE >>

 

 

ADULTS DO NOT WANT TO LIVE WITH FAMILY AS THEY AGE, STUDY SAYS

 

Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

 

A new survey of adults found that although the majority of the population would welcome having a parent live with them if the parent needed assistance, most people do not want to live with younger relatives when they can no longer live on their own. The survey was conducted as a part of Pfizer’s Get Old initiative, which aims to enhance dialogue around...

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LONELINESS LEADS TO FUNCTIONAL DECLINE & DEATH

 

Published: Friday, June 22, 2012

 

Researchers found that seniors who feel isolated or lack companionship are more likely to experience a decline in health or death in a six-year period when compared to their socially engaged counterparts. The University of California, San Francisco study administered a survey, which measured loneliness, to 1604 seniors, with a mean age of 71 years......

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ASSISTED LIVING MORE AFFORDABLE THAN SKILLED NURSING -

 

Published: Thursday, May 10, 2012

 

A new report finds that the median cost of a room in an assisted living community is less than half the median cost of a private room in a skilled nursing facility. The cost disparity is more pronounced than last year, with skilled nursing costs increasing at a much higher rate than assisted living costs. Genworth Financial released its annual report.....

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SENIOR LIVING MEANS NEVER BEING TOTALLY ALONE -

 

Published: Monday, April 9, 2012

 

I had a real wake-up call the other night. I entertained that flu that’s been visiting its nasty habits on young and old since late February. As I reclined motionless, drained of all body fluids and every ounce of energy, one thought kept me comforted: I was not alone in a big, empty house. If I’d needed help, the pull of a cord would have brought a health......

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PATH IS FOUND FOR THE SPREAD OF ALZHEIMER'S

 

Published: Friday, February 3, 2012

 

Alzheimer’s disease seems to spread like an infection from brain cell to brain cell, two new studies in mice have found. But instead of viruses or bacteria, what is being spread is a distorted protein known as tau. The surprising finding answers a longstanding question and has immediate implications for developing treatments, researchers said. And they.....

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Our journey begins with the desire to create a safe, nurturing community for Seniors who need assistance and People with memory issues, and continues because of a special bond between
a group of people –

The Fredonia Place Family.