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Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The Ingleside Difference

If you’re considering the role that senior living might play in this next chapter of your life, we invite you to learn about Westminster at Lake Ridge. Along with beautiful and spacious residences, chef-prepared meals, top-of-the-line health care services and first-class amenities, our approach of supporting your vibrant, independent and high quality-of-life could be a great match.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

How to talk to mom about senior care

Talking with your parents about moving into senior care may be one of the harder conversations to have. It’s difficult because it represents so much more than merely a change of address. But if they are struggling with health issues or maintaining their daily life, it may eventually become necessary.

Before you begin, it can be helpful to ask them a few questions to gauge how they feel about the subject. The two sides may be closer than you think. If you’re noticing changes in behavior or ability, chances are they have too. They may be worried about how much longer they’ll be able to take care of each other. They may also be afraid to continue living at home alone. Asking them how they’re doing or if they ever think they could use help may give you some clues.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2020

5 health signs you should never ignore

Aches and pains typically had a direct link to injury or illness when we were younger. But as we grow older, their source can be somewhat of a mystery. They may become easier to ignore when we think of them as a result of age. Although they often may be, there are circumstances when you’ll need to pay attention and get immediate medical help.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Remaining Independent as You Grow Older

Independence isn’t only defined by where you live or if you’re able to do everything by yourself. As we grow older, it’s not uncommon to need a little help. But your ability to live an independent life often relies more on your mindset than whether you need assistance with grocery shopping, paying bills, medication management or transportation.

Deciding how to live is more important to most people than where. And remaining in charge of their life matters more than being able to handle all the daily household chores by themselves. Where your life occurs may be just the background - either at home with help brought in or at an assisted living community where everything is offered on-site. By being proactive in creating your chosen life, you may find an independence that can’t truly be lost.

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WLR Blog
Posted: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Making Your Retirement Funds Stretch Further

If retirement is around the corner, you may be imagining a fulfilling active life and no longer working. For many, the dream includes giving up the time and expense of home chores and repairs. Depending on where you live, you may also be longing to permanently say farewell to the snow shovel.

But there’s another element that soon-to-be retirees consider a priority. And that is learning the best way to make retirement funds stretch so excellent quality of life can still be enjoyed.

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