Author: Loreal Hiscock


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Finding Community: Dementia Support Groups for Caregivers

February 1, 2023 | By

Caregiving is a selfless act. It takes patience, strength, compassion, education, and much more. Because of this, many family caregivers…

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How Winter Can Affect Our Eating Habits

January 22, 2023 | By

For many of us, winter is synonymous with the holiday season, which means celebrating with family and friends, and of…

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5 Benefits of Working in Senior Living

January 15, 2023 | By

Retirement communities have plenty to offer for a new and exciting career. HarborChase Senior Living shares 5 reasons why it’s such an impactful industry!

How Luxury Senior Living in Orlando is More Than Just Housing

January 8, 2023 | By

Everyone loves to save money, but most of us also appreciate value. For example, if you’ve ever dined at a…

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Benefits of Volunteering: How to Give Back in the New Year

January 1, 2023 | By

Every January, people focus on their New Year’s resolutions – goals and achievements they work toward in order to improve…

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Starting the Conversation: How to Talk About Assisted Living with Your Parent

December 22, 2022 | By

U.S. Census, by 2030, about 1 in 5 U.S. adults will have reached retirement age. If your parents are a…

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How Processed Foods Impact Brain Health

December 15, 2022 | By

There’s nothing more convenient than popping a frozen pizza into the oven for a quick dinner or grabbing a packaged…

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Managing a Parent’s Reluctance Over Moving to Senior Living

December 8, 2022 | By

Years ago, your parents might have said something along the lines of “Promise you’ll never put me in a nursing…

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Home for the Holidays: Signs a Loved One May Need Assisted Living

December 1, 2022 | By

During the holidays, families come together to celebrate the things that matter most. It’s a wonderful time to connect, share…

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5 Ways to Overcome Gym Anxiety & Get Active

November 22, 2022 | By

One common factor that can intimidate even the most experienced athlete or workout buff – going to the gym. Gyms…

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Healthy Eating: Less Sodium Doesn’t Mean Less Flavor!

November 15, 2022 | By

Salt plays a huge role in health problems like high blood pressure and heart disease, and according to the World…

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5 Dementia Questions to Ask Following a Diagnosis

November 8, 2022 | By

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with dementia, the initial reaction is one of shock: it can…

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4 Tips for Hosting a Successful “Friendsgiving” at Your Retirement Community

November 1, 2022 | By

Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for sharing a meal with family and friends and practicing gratitude. However, it can be…

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4 Health Conditions with Dementia-Like Symptoms

October 22, 2022 | By

As we get older, it’s crucial to our health to keep an eye out for any signs of cognitive decline….

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A Gentle Detox for Seniors

October 15, 2022 | By

Some foods and drinks can negatively affect your overall health. A gentle detox for seniors can help with certain health issues. Learn how to detox safely.

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Why Gainesville is the Perfect Spot to Enjoy Retirement Living

October 8, 2022 | By

After years of hard work, careful planning, and spending long hours in the workforce, it’s time to enjoy the moment…

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Going Solo: How to Navigate Active Senior Living as a Solo Senior

October 1, 2022 | By

When it’s time to start planning for senior living and care options, many older adults have support and help from…

4 Reasons Autumn is the Perfect Time to Move to Senior Living

September 22, 2022 | By

The temperature starts to cool down, and the trees begin to turn gorgeous shades of red, yellow, and orange. The…

What Are Memory Cafés?

September 15, 2022 | By

In 1997, a Dutch psychiatrist named Bene Miesen wanted to create a social setting for people living with dementia and…

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How to Celebrate Your Family Member’s Move to HarborChase of Wilmington

September 8, 2022 | By

When someone you love decides to move into HarborChase of Wilmington, our associates are ready to welcome them with open…

Daily Practices to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

September 1, 2022 | By

Improving mental and physical health is crucial for increasing longevity and boosting overall wellness. That being said, mental health and…

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Simple Ways to Increase Longevity & Promote Healthy Habits

August 22, 2022 | By

Longevity may seem like something out of your control, but that’s not entirely true. While genetics and medical history play…

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Unexpected Health Benefits of Dancing

August 15, 2022 | By

Aging doesn’t mean you have to slow down. Staying active keeps your mind and body healthy. While many older adults…

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Severe Weather: HarborChase Communities are Prepared

August 8, 2022 | By

As a senior living provider with communities throughout the South, Midwest, and East coast, HarborChase Senior Living has seen our…

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Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Older Adults

August 1, 2022 | By

Fueling your body with the nutrients it needs allows it to function properly and enables you to maintain your active,…

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Cognitive Exercises for Retirees to Keep the Mind Sharp

July 22, 2022 | By

For older adults, engaging in cognitive exercises can help you keep your mind sharp throughout your retirement years. Although there…

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Why Eat Seafood? It’s Good for the Body and Mind!

July 15, 2022 | By

For individuals looking for ways to improve their health and nutrition, adding seafood to their diet can yield many surprising…

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Understand the Differences Between 55+ Communities and Independent Senior Living Communities

July 8, 2022 | By

Whether you want to enjoy an active lifestyle, explore supportive services with assisted living, or require more dedicated support in…

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4 Tips for Embracing Assisted Living

July 1, 2022 | By

Every day at HarborChase Senior Living, we help residents celebrate senior living, providing world-class hospitality and exquisite accommodations. In doing…

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How Hospitality Management is Transforming Senior Living Options

June 22, 2022 | By

When it comes to senior living, older adults have more options than ever before. Because of this, senior living communities…