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Two Things to Consider for Your Parents Continuing Care Retirement Community Move

Continuing Care Retirement Community We all want what’s best for our loved ones. At some point, we realize that our parents or loved ones cannot live as well or as safely independently like they used to. When everyday activities become difficult, a move to a continuing care retirement community will help a retiree thrive. Here are some helpful suggestions to consider before you tour a senior community. Is this a

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How Families Can Prepare for Senior Care

Senior Care Preparation According to the AARP, “Today, 30 million households are providing care for an adult over the age of 50—and that number is expected to double over the next 25 years.”  Those 30 million caregivers are often still balancing their own life, their children’s lives, and sometimes even grandchildren.  But, a little preparation goes a long way.  So, we’ve compiled 4 things you need to do to develop a care-giving plan for your loved ones. Start a conversation. It’s never too late to start the conversation about a care-giving plan, but many families wait until a crisis occurs.  At this point, the options may be more limited or decisions rushed due to the circumstances.  So, it’s important to start the conversation sooner rather than later. Identify the team of resources. Family, friends, neighbors, religious organizations, and community support centers can all play a role in the care-giving process.  Understand who is available and what types of support they can provide.  By splitting up the responsibilities, the tasks won’t seem as overwhelming.  Establish a team leader and talk through the responsibilities with all family members, including the person who will be receiving the care.  Try to get everyone on

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Making the Most of a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Continuing Care Retirement Communities Moving to a senior living community is an important step toward gaining independence and enjoying the everyday pleasures that retirement living can bring. Make the most out of your time in a senior living environment by following these tips. Get Involved In a Continuing Care Retirement community, there’s always something to do! Join a club or a fitness class, learn how to do something new by taking a class, or hit the links on a putting green. At BayWoods of Annapolis, we have many activities and programs to cater to any interest. We offer monthly trips, St. Johns College lectures and exclusive access to the Fitness Center to keep you living your best. For more information on our program offerings, get in touch with us. Take Advantage of Outside Offerings There are fewer things more relaxing than taking in the sights of the sailboats on the Bay, but it’s also beneficial to get away. BayWoods of Annapolis offers ample opportunity to explore our historic city by coordinating outings. With access to our parking garage, you’re free to come and go as you please. Check out the Orchestra at the Naval Academy, visit various museums, or take

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