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Finance & Planning | Caregiver Support

How You Can Help Your Aging Parents With Their Finances

By: Doug Atkinson
June 8th, 2017

As your parents grow older you may find yourself worrying about their financial situation. Whether it’s because of declining health or because their savings are running low, these can be stressful times. But they don't have to be. There are a few simple things you can do to help your parents with their finances that can put them in a more stable situation and give you peace of mind.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections on Leadership: Confronting Problem Situations

By: Steve Proctor
June 1st, 2017

There are many ways that leaders inspire those around them  to superior performance. Providing words of encouragement, modeling the behavior that is expected from others, focusing on common goals and objectives, putting the needs of others above self-interest,  actively listening, treating others with kindness and compassion, teaching and mentoring co-workers, showing appreciation to team members, setting high standards for themselves and others, and laying the groundwork for change are among the array of tools in the leaders toolbox.

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Reflections & Leadership

Reflections On Leadership: Compassion

By: Steve Proctor
May 25th, 2017

One of the foundation stones of the ministry of Presbyterian Senior Living is compassion. The records from the early founders of PSL indicated that they were moved by compassion and concern for the welfare of orphans and aging persons in a time before the social safety net of Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security. The term compassion has been a part of the PSL mission statement for over 35 years.

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Health & Aging

What Is (and Isn’t) Normal Aging

By: Doug Atkinson
May 18th, 2017

As we age, many of us will start to experience subtle changes in our body. Most of us might not want to admit it, but these changes are part of the normal aging process and are nothing to be ashamed of. There are, however, some changes that are not part of the normal aging process. If you start to notice those changes, you may want to consider taking action to protect your health.

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Caregiver Support | Miscellaneous

10 Fun Mother's Day Activities for Seniors

By: Doug Atkinson
May 11th, 2017

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and hopefully this blog post is just a reminder and not the first time you’re hearing about it! At Presbyterian Senior Living, we understand the importance of celebrating Mother’s Day, and want to help everyone show their love for their mothers, too. If you’re still looking for ways to show your mother how much you appreciate her, the activities listed below might be able to help.

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Finance & Planning

What Makes a Great Senior Living Community

By: Doug Atkinson
May 4th, 2017

Moving in to a senior living community means going to a completely new home. This might seem like a scary transition, but it doesn’t have to be! While you may feel like you’re giving up a part of your life, the opposite is actually true. By finding the community that is right for you, you add community, friendship and much more to your life. But how do you know if the communities you’re considering are truly great?

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