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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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Sally: Aging Solo Gracefully With Help From an Aging Life Care Manager®

Sally: Aging Solo Gracefully With Help From an Aging Life Care Manager®

Aging alone comes with unique challenges. These may include social isolation, loss of independence and mobility, and difficulty managing finances or activities of daily living. Seniors who are aging alone may also struggle with tasks such as meal preparation, keeping up with home maintenance chores, paying bills, and maintaining personal health care. Find out how working with an Aging Life Care Manager® helped Sally make a plan to enjoy the best quality of life in her senior years.

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What Does Malnutrition Look Like in Seniors?

What Does Malnutrition Look Like in Seniors?

Dehydration and malnutrition can be of serious concern for seniors. Chronic conditions, lack of transportation, and mobility issues are among a few of the reasons that may prevent elderly loved ones from getting the proper nutrition and hydration they need. It’s important to be aware of the risks for malnutrition for seniors and take the necessary steps to get them help.

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James Has Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

James Has Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

As we age, our risk of coronary artery disease increases, as the arteries of aging adults have been exposed to other risk factors like hypertension or high cholesterol for an extended period of time. This is why it’s important to be aware of a senior’s predispositions, as well as try and detect the disease as early as possible to help improve quality of life and longevity for seniors.

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Stuck in the Middle

Stuck in the Middle

The sandwich generation are facing unique challenges and considerable stress, caught in the middle of caring for young children and aging parents. These responsibilities can have a gross impact on the mental and physical health of these caregivers, and many struggle to stay balanced.

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Caution: Unexpected Changes Coming for Your Aging Parents

Caution: Unexpected Changes Coming for Your Aging Parents

If it’s been a while since you last saw your parents, or spent a significant amount of time with them, there may be changes you notice that are alarming to you. Some changes are a normal part of aging, but others can be indications of something more serious like dementia or other health concerns. During the holidays, it is a good idea to proactively look for warning signs or changes in your aging parents, and seek out extra help.

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Burn Out

Burn Out

Caregiver burnout can manifest in many different ways. The emotional and physical demands that accompany caregiving can strain even the strongest person, and it’s important to take advantage of the tools available to help when providing care for your aging loved ones.

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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.