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Dementia Diagnosis Orlando Florida

Clara sat on the porch rocking in her favorite rocker.  She sat there every morning waiting for the School Bus to pass so she could wave and smile.  One day her caregiver stepped onto the porch and asked Clara to come in and have breakfast.  She refused, saying the...

Final Expenses – Are You Prepared?

Facebook Live event discussion on FINAL EXPENSES. ARE YOU PREPARED. Carolyne Pagel of The Retreat of Winter Garden share valuable insight on the importance of having this discussion sooner versus later with your loved...

Skilled Nursing vs Home Health Services

Facebook Live discussion on Skilled Nursing and Home Health. Carolyn Pagel, Owner and Administrator of The Retreat of Winter Garden, shares valuable insight on navigating both environments in caring for your loved...

Important questions to ask…

Should our seniors have a bath more than 2-3 times a week? Senior incontinence is a real issue. Having something as fundamental as a bath everyday is not a given in many facilities. Many seniors no longer find this an enjoyable experience. It can be painful, scary or...

My sister is falling a lot

Hi, my sister is 75 and lives in a large assisted living and she seems to fall a lot and is now in rehab again. What makes these homes on this site any better? Who is to say she wouldn’t fall there too. Beth Hi Beth, I am sorry about your sister’s situation. Not sure...

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