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Summerset's best blogs of 2017.

A Year in Review | The Best Blogs of 2017

During the first month of 2018, we’d like to revisit our best blog articles that Summerset shared in the past year. Based on reader engagement, we’ve selected our five top blogs from 2017. In case you missed these important and relevant topics, take a few moments to check them out. You never know what tips and information could help you decide what’s best for your loved one’s care.

Here are are few tips to make it to a great New Year!

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season!

It’s easy to get wrapped up in all the gifts that the holiday season brings – parties, festive decorations and rich recipes. These distractions make it easy to miss when an elderly loved one may need an adjustment in care. In this month’s blog, we’ll discuss a few tips on how to keep ourselves and our loved ones happy and healthy during the holidays.

Dementai and Weight Loss

Dementia and Weight Loss

We all know that dementia takes a toll. It takes a dramatic toll on the brain, social interactions and physical health. This toll can manifest in a variety of ways including, memory loss, personality changes and increased frailty. But, did you know that dementia can impact weight? Here are a few reasons why dementia can cause weight loss.

Convincing a Loved One to Consider Assisted Living

Convincing Your Loved One to Consider Assisted Living

The signs began to show up sporadically. Then, one day it seems those small signs had become the norm.

It may seem like things changed without warning. Suddenly, you see signs that worry you about your loved one’s well-being and safety. On your weekly visits to check in on them, you’ve been troubled by signs you previously dismissed as minor.

Consider Adult Day Care

The Top 3 Reasons You Should Consider Adult Day Care

It’s the perfect choice in an imperfect situation. While most seniors prefer to always be in the comfort of their homes and in control of their schedules, adult day care is a fair middle ground for families seeking alternatives to in-home care during the day.

At Summerset Assisted Living Community, we offer adult day care as an option for families seeking an alternative to full-time care.

Are You Up For a Fight?

Are You Up For A Fight?

In our last blog Dementia Risk and Race, we discussed groundbreaking research that revealed how race impacts a person’s risk of developing dementia in their lifetime. Results showed that of all ethnic groups studied, African-Americans had the highest risk (38%) of being diagnosed with dementia after age 65.

In our opinion, it’s time to defy the odds of dementia risk for African-Americans. But, how?

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