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Calculating the Cost of Senior Living

Calculating the Cost of Senior Living

Calculating the cost of senior living can be challenging. We can help. As a follow-up to our earlier post on Calculating the Cost of a Senior Living Community, we’re adding a resource. Cassia offers Positive Aging Resources, among these a Comparing Living Costs worksheet to make direct cost co…

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Staying Active at Any Age

Staying Active at Any Age, Senior Living Iowa

Research indicates that exercise improves memory and cognitive health as well as physical health, making activity a worthy effort for all ages. Many of us remember our parents telling us to go outside and play when we were younger. That’s because physical activity is good for us—no matter what o…

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Memory Care: Caregiver Resources

Memory Care Resources

Caregiving can require a great deal of energy and effort, regardless of the situation or memory care stage. This month, we focus on caregivers of those with dementia or memory loss, providing a quick-reference page of caregiver resources. While just a short initial list, and not intended as an endor…

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2022 Pinnacle Customer Experience Award

2022 Pinnacle Customer Experience Award

The Pinnacle Customer Experience Award is a fantastic honor, highlighting what Stoney Point Meadows is doing for Assisted Living and Memory Care in Cedar Rapids Iowa. We are in an elite group at Stoney Point Senior Living, where we scored in the TOP 15 % of Senior Care in the nation. CONGRATULATIONS…

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Worried about Mom and Dad at the Holidays?

Senior Man, Senior Woman, giving a hug, assisted living

Are you visiting for the holidays and noticing changes with mom or dad? Are concerns about a parent’s health, care or possible memory loss distracting you from work or preventing you from enjoying a family get together? Caregivers can often find themselves worried about their parents at the ho…

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Emergency Preparation: Helping Older Adults Stay Safe

Senior Man, Emergency Preparations for Seniors, Senior Living

Caregivers can support peace of mind for everyone, especially their senior loved ones, with this easy-to-follow list for emergencies You may have heard the saying that the best way to help prevent bad things from happening is to prepare for them. We take that saying to heart, and whether you are exp…

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Intergenerational Friendships: Good for Everyone

Assisted Living, elder and boy: Scientific research shows the benefits of intergenerational relationships

Bringing Younger and Older Generations Together Benefits Everyone Involved We hear a lot about intergenerational friendships these days, and there’s a good reason why—there are many benefits to such relationships including a broader sense of wellbeing and community. In our daily lives, we can te…

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Talking with Loved Ones About the Future

Talking about the future, discussing assisted living or memory care with loved ones

Talking with Loved Ones About the Future: Discussing Assisted Living or Memory Care Are you worried about your mom or dad—or another loved one who is living alone? Let’s say you are and want to ask if he or she would consider moving to an assisted living or memory care community. Chances are you…

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Senior Living Testimonials & Tour

Bob Ask, Resident Review of Stoney Point Meadows Assisted Living in Cedar Rapids IA

Senior Living Testimonials and Tour: Resident Bob Ask, Marketing Director Jill Oldham Ryder, Son of Residents Dave Thompson, and Staff RN Brandi Simmons   Coach Bob Ask, resident of Stoney Point Meadows, recalls his decision to move to assisted living in Cedar Rapids IA. He left his home of ove…

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Touring a Senior Living Community

Choosing Senior Living, Cedar Rapids IA, Dining Room Experience

Whether you are considering an Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care facility for your loved one, you’ll want to make sure it’s a great fit As the number of older people in our communities continues to increase, it’s also likely the number of housing options is increasing too. Th…

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