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The Cassia Life: 6 Guidelines to Make Downsizing Easier

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Goods, goods everywhere: clothing, toys, games, books, magazines, appliances small and large, furniture, bedding, cars new and old, tru… View article »
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What to Look for When You Tour a Care Community

As the number of older people in our community continues to increase, it’s also likely the number of housing options is increasing too. That makes it harder to choose the right community—either for yo… View article »
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Independent or Assisted Living? What’s the Difference?

Choosing a community to provide care and services to you or your loved ones—along with opportunities for new friendships and activities— can be confusing. The first step is to figure out what your opt… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Soup’s On!

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Don’t care to cook? Like great soup? Got wheels? You can have your favorite soup and eat it too! This week’s blog is about where to fi… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Communication Vital for Distant Caregivers

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Ask grandma what she wants most from her adult kids and her little ones and she’ll say every time, come see me more often. Then she ma… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Going the ‘Second Mile’ of Caregiving

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Nothing brings out the very best in us quite like taking care of someone we love. Often, when the basics of good care have been fully m… View article »
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The Face of Caring: Tarajee Wilson

Tarajee Wilson has worked as a licensed practical nurse at Augustana Care Moose Lake Health Care Center for the past three years. She co-chaired the Alzheimer’s fundraiser project and raised more than… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Fitness fits seniors, too

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger “The best fitness activity is one that you will stick with and make a habit of in your life! This comment came my way while checking… View article »
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The Cassia Life: Reflections on Happiness as a Choice

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger Exploring the territory known as the pursuit of happiness, most specifically how as seniors we get there, or don’t, was the subject of … View article »
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The Cassia Life: Happiness is a Choice You Make, Says Book’s Author

The Cassia Life By Jesse Watkins, Cassia’s own resident blogger I wish I could read aloud to you from the book Happiness is a Choice You Make. Released in 2018, the 250-pager was written by New York … View article »
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