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Jeff attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks on an academic scholarship, and also studied creative writing at University of Hull (UK). He found his calling in 2009 when he began working with seniors and their families at A Place for Mom, and has immersed himself in writing and research about issues affecting older adults. He also enjoys literature, spending time with his daughter and recording music. Jeff Anderson's Google+ Profile

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5th Ave, Suite 3200, Seattle, WA 98104

When Home Care Is Not Enough

When Home Care Is Not Enough
Home care can be a great option for aging parents with little to no needs, but when a senior becomes frail and more fragile, the limitations of relying on one individual to provide care can become starkly obvious. Read more about how to assist your senior parents when home care is not
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Pros and Cons of High Tech Assisted Living Systems

Pros and Cons of High Tech Assisted Living Systems
Today, advanced technology is ubiquitous, and that includes in assisted and senior living communities. Assisted living communities are increasingly utilizing high-tech systems to monitor the safety of their residents. Bryce Porter, Senior Living Manager at Care Innovations, was quoted
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How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility

How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility
Any kind of move is difficult, but a senior’s move to an assisted living facility may be the hardest of all. That’s why it needs to be done right. At AssistedLiving.com, we arm people with the information they need to make empowered and informed decisions about senior care
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Ways to Find Your Soulmate at Assisted Living

Ways to Find Your Soulmate at Assisted Living
Men and women usually arrive at assisted living communities with age-related ailments and frailties that make care or supervision a necessity. They’re just like any of us, but often just older. It’s a given, then, that these residents desire love like any of us. Some may g
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How to Keep Seniors Safe During Cold Weather

How to Keep Seniors Safe During Cold Weather
It’s the chilliest time of the year for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and most of the country is experiencing especially cold weather this season. Overnight low temperatures across the country, from Boston to Seattle and everywhere in between, are forecast to be below
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The Suburban Apartment: Assisted Living Styles

The Suburban Apartment: Assisted Living Styles
Assisted living communities are usually recognized by two traits: their size and the type of care that they provide. Specifically, assisted living communities house more than about twenty residents seniors but are sometimes home to several hundred. While the precise types of care that
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Should You Trust Your Gut When Choosing a Senior Care Provider?

Should You Trust Your Gut When Choosing a Senior Care Provider?
An article in Illinois recently made the news by discussing the process of searching for assisted living. It recommended that families trust their guts when choosing a senior care provider for a loved one. Although you could apply that advice to just about any decision, it’s one
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Who Really Lives at Assisted Living?

Who Really Lives at Assisted Living?
Who is it that really lives in assisted living communities? Seniors? Yes… usually. But the ages of residents can vary widely, as well as their abilities. There are many reasons someone can end up at assisted living — from needing medical assistance to more specialized care
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What to Do When Your Parent’s Assisted Living Closes

What to Do When Your Parent’s Assisted Living Closes
When seniors move to an assisted living community, they are often looking for a home where they can age in place safely and stably. When an assisted living community shuts down,however,  it can cause significant hardship for residents and their family members. Fortunately, this doesn&
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Affordable Assisted Living: 5 Insider Secrets

Affordable Assisted Living: 5 Insider Secrets
Assisted living communities can be pricey. An A Place for Mom Cost of Senior Care Survey recently found that the national average price for a one-bedroom assisted living apartment is around $3100 per month. In some regions the cost is significantly higher. Seniors who have few assets
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