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Helpful Senior Living Resources

September 24th, 2019

Deciding which senior living community is best can be overwhelming at first, especially because of the weight the decision will have on you and your family. Luckily, there are many resources to help you in your search.

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What Is Continuing Care?

July 15th, 2019

There are a multitude of options available when deciding on a senior community for you or your loved one. Finding a community that specializes in continuing care can be critical in your decision due to potential changes in health or living situations.

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Top Tips for Caregivers

May 10th, 2019

The caregiving professionals at various Independence Village communities share their tips for being a successful caregiver, managing the day-to-day stresses of the job and what working with seniors means to them.

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Financing Senior Living: Veterans Benefits

May 9th, 2019
 |  Veterans  |  Care Options  |  Finding A Community  |  Cost

Navigating the cost of senior living is often a large concern for seniors and families alike. For seniors who served in the armed forces, accessing available financial assistance can add an extra layer of difficulty.

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How To Get Involved In A Senior Living Community

May 1st, 2019

While your loved one may feel uncomfortable at first, getting involved in the community’s daily activities and meeting fellow residents is helpful for navigating this new transition. Here are four tips for successfully taking part in everything senior living has to offer.

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Understanding Different Types Of Senior Living

April 3rd, 2019

As you begin the search for the right community for you or someone you love, it’s helpful to know the differences in the various types of senior living communities and what to expect from each.

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When To Transition From Assisted Living To Memory Care

March 15th, 2019

As your parent or loved one begins to progress in age, it may be time for them to go through the senior care spectrum. While assisted living communities offer great services and amenities, they may not be equipped to handle the growing needs of your loved one. Here’s how to tell if your loved one should transition from assisted living into memory care.

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Things You Might Not Know About Senior Living

November 20th, 2018

Senior living communities have taken multiple steps to rid themselves of false stereotypes. Nowadays, senior living caters to people in a similar fashion as high-end hotels.

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The Quality Of Senior Dining In Senior Living Communities

September 24th, 2018

Dining used to be an overlooked aspect for many senior communities, but over the past couple of decades, the quality of food and dining within a senior community has greatly improved.

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Independence Village of Aurora Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Aurora is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Frankenmuth Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Frankenmuth is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Grand Ledge Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Grand Ledge is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

 

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Independence Village of Midland Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Midland is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Petoskey Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Petoskey is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Plymouth Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Plymouth is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of White Lake Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of White Lake is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Oxford (Waterstone) Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Oxford (Waterstone) is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Brighton Valley Wins 2018 Best Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Brighton Valley is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Avon Lake Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Avon Lake is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village Senior Living Has Finished Cookie Madness “Bake Week”

March 29th, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village along with their sister company, StoryPoint, have had each of their communities complete their bake week. At each property’s first Cookie Madness event last week, they narrowed down 10 cookie recipes to only 4 cookie recipes left in the running for the “greatest cookie in the cosmos.”

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Signs It’s Time to Move

January 18th, 2018

It is always difficult to admit when we need more help or support. As we age, we require more help from those around us, but when living alone, sometimes it is difficult for us to get the assistance we need. Here are three signs that a move into a senior living community may be the best choice:

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Get to Know White Lake, MI

December 21st, 2017

If you are new to the area or just not that familiar with White Lake, you may not know what types of activities are out there. White Lake is one of Michigan’s premier outdoor areas, which is ideal for those who love nature. In 2016, White Lake was even named the 6th safest city in Michigan!

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Get To Know Plymouth, MI

November 29th, 2017

Plymouth, Michigan is a quaint little town located just outside of metro Detroit. Although small, the size doesn’t limit the amount of fun stuff to do around town. A true gem, Plymouth is the perfect place to hangout during all of Michigan’s ever-changing seasons.

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Why You Should Retire in Brighton, MI

November 20th, 2017

Brighton, Michigan is a city in the suburbs of Detroit and about 20 miles away from Ann Arbor. Downtown Brighton is full of charming shops, restaurants and the surrounding areas have many golf courses and country clubs. There’s always something fun going on, the perfect setting for your retirement destination.

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Petoskey Travel Guide for Seniors

November 9th, 2017

Petoskey is one of those northwestern Michigan cities that just about every Michiganian or Michigander has visited sometime in their lifetime. Whether it was during summer vacation or winter break it is a great city to visit year round because people love traveling up north!

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Six Reasons to Move to Frankenmuth

October 25th, 2017

Nestled 94 miles north of the hustle and bustle of Detroit is Michigan’s own Bavarian village of Frankenmuth. Home to an assortment of local shops, breweries and restaurants, Frankenmuth has become many Michiganders replacement to the city life. Below are six reasons to move to Frankenmuth.

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Get to Know Grand Ledge

September 18th, 2017

Grand Ledge is the perfect setting for people who love the idea of living in a small, quiet city.

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Three Fun Ways to Stay Active in Oxford

September 7th, 2017

Now you don’t have to be worried about not being able to stay fit. Our community has a wide variety of activities and resources that can keep you active while you stay with us. Here are three ways to stay active in Oxford (Waterstone).

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Why Independence Village of Petoskey is Right for You

August 17th, 2017

There are plenty of benefits to living at Independence Village, but mix it with the beauty of Petoskey, Michigan and it becomes something more. When five-star care meets an American landmark, everyday feels like a postcard. Find out why Independence Village of Petoskey is right for you.

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Personalized Senior Living: Services Designed for Your Parent

July 17th, 2017

With so many diverse senior care options, it is sometimes difficult finding the right choice for your parent or loved one. Because senior living services range from minimal assistance all the way to full, comprehensive care, it’s essential that your parent is placed into the right community. Here’s a brief breakdown of some care types to help you make your decision.

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What to Look for in a Senior Living Community

April 3rd, 2017

As your loved one begins to age, it may be necessary to make the transition into senior care. With so many options available, choosing the right community can be difficult. Here are a few things to look for in a senior living community to help make the decision a bit easier.

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