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The Cassia Life: Creating Home Wherever You Are

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger I think we’d all agree, there’s no other place quite like it—your home. While not everyone is blessed with a happy one, most of us ar… View article »
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Can Social Activities Make a Difference in Your Loved One’s Life and Outlook? You Bet!

Does your mom seem a little blue almost every time you talk to her? Is your dad spending a lot of time alone, watching television or staring out the window? If your parent or another loved one is feel… View article »
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Talking With Loved Ones About the Future

Are you worried about your mom or dad—or another loved one who is living alone? Let’s say you are, and want to ask if he or she would consider moving to a care community. Chances are you’ll encounter … View article »
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Are You Ready for Assisted Living?

Do you wish you or a loved one had more help around the house? Are you or a loved one feeling overwhelmed by tasks that need to be done to maintain your home? What about personal tasks, such as dress… View article »
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Where and How Do You Want to Live?

Where and how do you want to live as you grow older? Your answer may depend on your physical, mental and emotional needs. There is no magic bullet or time that will tell you when to move; but you may … View article »
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How to Build a Community that Supports You – Even When You Live Alone

Download a printable PDF of this article The older we get, the more likely it becomes that we will live alone. Some people may experience the death of a spouse; others lose friends to illness or frie… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Robin West

The Face of Caring:Certified Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator Robin West at Cassia’s Cornerstone of Plymouth Certified Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator Robin West has been with Corn… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Jim Chuesberg

Welcome to the Face of Caring, where we highlight Cassia’s dedicated caregivers and share their passion and commitment! This month we are highlighting a member of the Redeemer family of more than 40 y… View article »
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When Simple Forgetfulness Becomes More of a Warning Sign

Those with significant memory loss may have a condition referred to as dementia. Dementia is not a disease but a group of symptoms that include memory loss, confusion, and loss or decrease in cognitiv… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Tammy Newgard

Welcome to the Face of Caring, where we highlight Cassia's dedicated caregivers and share their passion and commitment! For the past three years, Registered Nurse Tammy Newgard has been a home health… View article »
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