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Checklist for Choosing the Right Memory Care

Today may be the day you and your family begin your research into Memory Care communities for Mom or Dad. Or maybe you’ve been putting off making the decision due to fear of the unknown or a feeling of guilt for not being able to take on all your loved one’s care needs alone. We […]

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7 Tips for Hurricane Preparation

What is a Hurricane? Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that produce torrential rains, storm surges and tornadoes. The typical season for these storms lasts from June through November. There are five categories with wind speeds ranging from 74 mph to 155 mph. Are you prepared for this season? Our Plan Each year, as we monitor […]

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What's the Difference?

Up until the 1980s, seniors who could not live safely in their own home or with family had little access to institutional care. Since the 1980s, senior living has developed from adult care homes to a variety of vibrant lifestyles and progression of care options ranging between Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. We […]

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10 Tips for a Safe Summer

Take a look at the forecast for the summer, and you’ll see that most days are projected to be well over 90 degrees. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost 40% of heat related fatalities in the United States from 2004-2018 were among individuals 65 years or older. As we age, our bodies become […]

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Preparing to Visit Senior Living Communities

As we discussed previously, there are several signs that a loved one is not getting the support they deserve and starting that conversation is best when you’ve already researched options in the area.  It’s best to start preparing a plan for the future you both would feel comfortable with now rather than being forced to […]

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Signs That It’s Time Pt 2: 5 Most Common Things to Look For

At Commonwealth Senior Living, we’ve helped families navigate through the aging process for 20 years and understand it can be an emotional roller coaster. We want to provide you with five of the most common signs that your loved one may need additional support to look for. 1. Loss of Interest in Things They Once […]

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Signs That It’s Time Pt 1: How to Recognize When a Loved One May Need Additional Support

Whether your loved one lives close by or across the country, we want you to know what to look out for as signs they may need additional support. In the United States alone, there are more than 23 million seniors over the age of 75 living alone. This means there are 23 million families, just […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of CSL

We are excited to be celebrating 20 years of serving seniors and their families at Commonwealth Senior Living. Richard Brewer founded the company in 2002 because he saw an opportunity to add value by providing extensive on-site support from our home office team, investing in the physical plants, adding Memory Care services to address an […]

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5 Concerns About Senior Living Addressed

When families are considering the move to senior living, our goal is to make the process as simple as possible. We know this decision isn’t one that families take lightly, and this journey is different for everyone. By starting the conversation early, families are able to choose the senior living community that is the best […]

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How to Prepare for the BIG Move: Plan for an Organized Move

Moving to a new home will always feel a little stressful, especially when leaving a family home filled with decades worth of memories and possessions. Luckily, the moving process itself doesn’t have to be chaotic or overwhelming. Organizing the move is key to reducing stress and making the transition more seamless.  Our team of organizers […]

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