Monthly Archives: December 2011

23 Dec

Peace on earth, good-will to men!

I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!    ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We would all like to extend to you a warm Christmas greeting Bill Alexander, Tovah McDonald, Rick, Tracy, Deb, Ann, Katherine, Elizabeth and Shelia W. G. Alexander

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22 Dec

Adult Care Homes 2 to 6 residents. Are they for you?

A family care home cares for two to six unrelated residents in a family like setting.  These homes are often located in residential communities and are staffed by round-the-clock professionals who prepare meals, dispense medication, and provide help with activities of daily living.  (Assisted Living Facilities are licenced for 7 or more and can care for many residents). Because of

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20 Dec

While visiting family and friends this season, here are a few things to look out for! 1. GIVE A HUG Look for: Obvious weight loss. Anything from depression to cancer to difficulty shopping and cooking can be behind a noticeable loss of weight. Increased frailty. If you can notice something “different” about a person’s strength and stature

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07 Dec

Cost of Care: Assisted Living Costs- Preparation is the key!

Assisted Living costs nationally range from $28,800,000 to almost $70,000 per year! In a recent survey, the median annual cost of a single occupant unit in an assisted living facility was listed as: North Carolina:  $33,600.00 Georgia:  $28,800.00 South Carolina:  $36,840.00 Virginia:  $44,460.00 Alabama:  $34,765.00 Delaware:  $55,506.00 Florida:  $31,950.00 The most expensive state was Alaska

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