Aging Well in Senior Living

How senior living surrounds you or your loved one with all the elements for aging well. It could be your passport to longevity!

There’s a lot of great information out there about how to live a longer, happier life. In fact, sometimes it can feel overwhelming, especially when you or your loved one do not have the right resources immediately available.

In senior living, the components of healthy aging are right at your fingertips—companionship, physical activity, lifelong learning, good nutrition, and having a purpose. The ingredients for a higher quality of life.

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What Care Is Provided in Senior Living Communities?

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When considering care levels provided in senior living, make the right choice for you or your loved one today, as well as for future needs.

Independent living, assisted living, memory care, respite care and skilled nursing: visiting senior living communities is an excellent way to get a firsthand look at the care provided in senior living. You also can talk to others who have been through the search process, as well as your physician and experts in senior living.

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Know Before You Go: Questions to Ask When You Tour a Senior Living Community

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When you set out to tour a senior living community, you might think the best strategy is to just see how it “hits” you—you’ll either love it immediately or you won’t. But it’s impossible to make a sound decision about what could be a big part of your future without knowing all the details.

Give yourself ample time prior to your visit to come up with questions about topics that matter most to you. Think about how you like to spend your time. What you would like in a residence. Whether or not the location is a big factor. Also try imagining what you would like a typical day in a new maintenance-free lifestyle to look like.

Ask the right questions as you tour a senior living community to gain essential facts and to give yourself the freedom to just experience it as well.

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Finding a Sense of Safety and Security in Senior Living

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It’s been said that home is not a place, it’s a feeling. But for many older adults, the familiar feelings of security and comfort can slip away over the years as needs change. That is why so many opt for a lifestyle that offers them what they are looking for: senior living safety, satisfaction and fulfillment.

Senior living safety offers your family precious peace of mind that you have chosen the best living environment for yourself or for a loved one.

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What’s Included in the Cost of Senior Living

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The cost of senior living: just what are you getting? Quite a lot, from important services, amenities and experiences to intangible delights. Learn more.

You’ve chosen a lifestyle filled with companionship, stimulation and wellness. You’ll be surrounded by interesting people eager to share experiences. A cheerful and experienced staff will be on hand to assist when needed, 24 hours a day. You have a sound plan in place, offering both you and your family peace of mind both now and in the future. Priceless!

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What’s Important for You in a Senior Living Community?

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Choosing a senior living community requires careful consideration. Prioritizing wants and needs will give you more confidence when making a decision.

After all, this is where you want to feel completely at home, relaxed, safe, and cared for by people you trust. And of course, you will want to keep in mind how you want to feel in your new home.

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Ashland Parks — Opportunities for Seniors to Connect with Nature

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Author Laura Ingalls Wilder once said, “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” She was right! Time spent in nature is good for the body and soul, and Ashland parks are ready and waiting for you, your family and your older loved ones to enjoy together. Just a few of…

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Ashland’s Arts and Learning Opportunities for Seniors

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A love of the arts and the ability to learn are two things that do not fade with age. In fact, sharing cultural and learning experiences with your older loved one is a wonderful way to connect in a positive way. Ashland’s arts make it easy, especially when your mom or dad is enjoying senior…

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Ashland’s Annual Festivals That Seniors Won’t Want to Miss

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Having fun with people you enjoy isn’t just a great way to spend an afternoon. It’s actually good for you and for your older loved one! Whether a resident of LSS Lutheran Village or LSS The Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Center, your mom or dad might just love attending one of Ashland’s local festivals…

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Ashland: The Ohio Town That’s Great for Seniors

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It’s a perfect combination: an easygoing, relaxed country ambiance with friendly neighbors, beautiful scenery and a great location, together with outstanding choices for senior living and care. Ashland, Ohio is where seniors and their families want to be. At LSS Senior Living, we want to give you a few details of why we think so…

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