Buxmont Senior Directory Magazine

Lifestyles over 50 now serves seniors, boomers and caregivers in Bucks and Montgomery County region with a directory of senior services like assisted living, home care, adult day services, and more. The quarterly publication also includes an array of articles, games, events and more. Check community locations in the Buxmont area to pick up your copy. 

Readers can also search online for additional resource and video content. Professionals also use Lifestyles over 50 to help advise seniors and families on aging and care issues. 

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ManorCare – Montgomeryville Achieves MedBridge Accreditation

ManorCare Photo 08212018 adjManorCare Health Services - Montgomeryville celebrates the designation as a MedBridge location. MedBridge is HCR ManorCare’s brand name and brand standards for a higher level of post-acute care.  Built upon 38 care and outcome standards, facilities are not granted MedBridge status; they earn it. And MedBridge standards must be maintained over time. 

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What Kind of Senior Living is Right for Me?

assist living resizedWhen you begin to look for senior living, you’ll soon find out that there are all sorts of options to choose from. These options can be confusing and overwhelming, so here they are in plain and simple terms! Independent Living (IL) communities are geared for seniors who do not need any assistance in their daily living. These communities offer cottages and/or apartments for rental. Activities that are offered will vary between communities, communities may offer a great deal, while others will offer some activities and others will offer no activities. As far as meals are concerned, some communities will offer a meal(s) while others will not. The amenities offered by the community will impact the price you pay.

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

senior moving adjWho’s in Charge?
Part 1 of this series told the story of my 88 year old mother-in-law, Aggie, and the 2-year struggle she faced to make the changes she clearly had to make. Then, in our second installment, we found Fear of the Unknown is the biggest obstacle to thinking about moving: The process of moving looked Overwhelming to Aggie… as it does for many of us.

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Why Should You Use a Senior Living Referral Service?

Fall 2017 buxmont Senior ServicesSo, the time has come for you or your loved one to move to a senior living community. Whether you or your loved one need to downsize from a large home or if they need Assisted Living or Memory Care, you now need to help them find their new home. Chances are you’ve never had to do this for yourself or a loved one before. You’re stressed out and confused you may not have much time to decide. What should you do??

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Things to Do with Grandkids Spring 2018

children in spring adjBucks County Children’s Museum
At the Bucks County Children’s Museum in New Hope, kids have a place to learn and explore that is all their own. The museum’s 10,000-square-feet of fun is also a place where play and education meet, The facility offers hands-on, interactive and educationally based exhibits for children and families to engage in lifelong learning experiences while enjoying each other.

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The Importance of the Home Health Aide

health aide1 adjWhen children and families are away and seniors are alone, home health care agencies provide valuable services, such as helping seniors stay safe and assisting them to complete their daily tasks and activities of daily living.

I first understood the importance of the services that aides provide when I worked as a Social Service Coordinator at a subsidized senior living facility. Though residents living in this building envisioned being able to live independently, many were not thriving. Emerging health problems, social isolation, and mental health issues, among other factors, greatly limited many of the residents I saw on a daily basis.

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