Archive for June, 2017

Just because the kids have grown, that doesn’t mean you have to give up family vacations. Vacation time becomes a chance for parents and offspring to reconnect. In fact, as many parents of young adults already know, family vacations can be a lot more fun when the kids get older.

But how do you plan a family trip that appeals to everyone? Choosing a location for a family vacation with young adults can be a challenging. It’s difficult to find a destination that offers a variety of entertainment and cultural options to suit a variety of ages.

Here are some travel tips …

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Becoming a caregiver of a loved one stirs up many varied emotions.  It doesn’t matter if you become a caregiver gradually or suddenly, or if you are a caregiver by choice or default. Caregiving can be tough both emotionally and physically.
Facts about the impact of family caregiving
In a recent interview with LovetoKnow Seniors, Suzanne Geffen Mintz, president and co-founder of the National Family Caregivers Association, provided some facts about the impact of family caregiving which may surprise you:

There are over 50 million family caregivers in the United State…

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Friends Life Care and Morningstar Living have partnered to provide comprehensive health and wellness solutions for people living at home.
The two organizations will work to enrich the quality of life for people in Lehigh Valley, PA.

Morningstar Living of Nazareth, PA began in 1988 when it opened its first Life Plan Community (CCRC) in Lehigh Valley, PA.  Friends Life Care offers the first and largest continuing care at home program in the country.  The Friends Life Care program provides a truly unique combination of care coordination and financial benefit needed to he…

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Stay Active This Summer!
Older adults can obtain significant health benefits with a moderate amount of daily physical activity. Seniors who stay active can achieve a higher level of independence, a better-functioning mind and body, and improved moods. Safely increasing duration, intensity and frequency of physical activity can result in greater health benefits. Stronger muscles help reduce the risk of falling and improve the ability to perform the routine tasks of daily life.

The Alzheimer’s Society says: ‘Whether it is going for a jog or walking the golf course, ke…

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When you become a member of Friends Life Care, one of our Care Coordinators gets to know you and your needs on a personal level from the start, visiting you before you ever need care at home. You can trust that he or she will be there for any of your future health care needs, and will always work to protect your best interests.

Our team of Care Coordinators is comprised of highly trained professionals with years of health and wellness industry experience. They take great pride in becoming your trusted advocate, they are able to anticipate your needs and resolve issues r…

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