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How is Aging Policy Changing?

How is Aging Policy Changing?

As we enter 2024, Florida and other states are enacting new laws that significantly impact the realm of aging care. These legislative changes reflect a growing recognition of the challenges facing the elderly population and the need for more comprehensive support systems. While the specifics vary by state, these new laws generally aim to enhance the quality, accessibility, and affordability of care for seniors.

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Planning Ahead For Your Care Needs Helps You and Your Family

Planning Ahead For Your Care Needs Helps You and Your Family

In Tallahassee, Florida, like many other places, planning ahead for aging and dementia care needs is of paramount importance. The state’s growing senior population and the prevalence of age-related diseases like dementia make it crucial for individuals and families to be proactive in outlining care preferences and legal frameworks.

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Pursuing a Hobby in Retirement to Create a Community

Pursuing a Hobby in Retirement to Create a Community

It’s never too late to follow your dreams!

Do you have a hobby that you’ve been wanting to pursue? Or maybe looking for something new and rewarding in retirement? Senior Transitions is here to help seniors create meaningful communities through new outlets.

We understand that there can be a major learning curve with taking up a new hobby. That’s why we work closely to guide our seniors every step of the way so that they can find purposeful growth and enjoyment in pursuing their passions.

Start discovering the creative power within you and join us on this journey.

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How Do Women Benefit from Working with a Care Manager?

How Do Women Benefit from Working with a Care Manager?

Aging can be a challenging process, one that can leave even the most resilient of individuals struggling to keep up with the changes. As women age, it can be especially difficult as they may suffer from declining health, requiring additional support from healthcare professionals. This is where care management services can be of benefit as it offers invaluable assistance to aging women and their families. How can an Aging Life Care Manager/Geriatric Care Manager help an aging woman as her health declines, and she transitions to hospice care and even death.

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Deb Simmons: Owner & Geriatric Care Manager, Senior Transitions, Tallahassee, Florida

Deb Simmons: Owner & Geriatric Care Manager, Senior Transitions, Tallahassee, Florida

What type of experience do you have with difficult family situations? “So much! I have been a nurse for 38 years. I have met every kind of family situation you can imagine. Often, the more difficult situations are those where an aging parent has beginning stages of dementia coupled with a substance use problem. Other times, the aging parent may have behavioral issues and living in a facility that wants them to leave. I know how to approach these challenges and work through effective solutions.”

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We serve the Big Bend area of Florida, including Tallahassee, located in Leon County, along with Wakulla, Jefferson and Gadsden counties in a 50 mile radius.