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Tips for Caregivers Navigating the Holidays While Caring for Mom or Dad

For years, we have helped families navigate what is often a joyful but chaotic time for caregivers – the holidays. This year, we’ve pulled together some practical advice from experts in the fields of senior health, psychology, and advice for tackling the logistics of caregiving. Here are our tips: First and foremost, gauge the safety […]

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Getting Everyone to the Table: Discussions About Senior Living

In the past, we’ve discussed clutter clues that might indicate that a senior loved one is struggling to maintain the demands of a single family home. So: what next? If you noticed any of these safety warning signs over the holiday season, how do you approach your loved one about your concerns? How might you […]

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We're Only a Call Away

As the holiday season grows closer, Commonwealth Senior Living wants you to know we are thinking about you. We have heard from several families who are worried about their loved ones isolating alone during this time and have asked for guidance on when it may be time to seek additional support. Although living alone does […]

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Story of Pop

Today we wanted to lift your spirits with this wonderful story about Robert “Popeye” “Pop” Carter and Robin, told from the perspective of Stephanie Johnston, Sales and Marketing Director of Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House. Robin Singleton, an elementary school teacher, has been a friend of the Johnston family since she was young. Stephanie […]

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One Step Closer to Normal

We know you’ve been wondering… “If Mom moves to the community now, when will we get to visit her?” We understand that moving a loved one to senior living is probably one of the most important and difficult decisions you will ever make. Our residents’ connections to their friends and families are vital. At Commonwealth […]

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