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Why Home Buyers are Searching Online

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 29, 2016. Posted in Chesterbrook homes for sale, New homes near philadelphia, Townhomes near your school disrict

Desirable location

Did you know that 32% of people actively looking for new homes are first time home buyers? If you are a part of that percentage, you may be wondering where to look first. Years ago, your parents may have contacted a real estate agent when buying their first place, but today, 92% of home buyers use the Internet as a primary resource. In fact, almost half of all buyers browse the Internet as their first step in the home buying process, looking online at homes for sale. Only a small 14% first contact a real estate agent. We are living in a digital age, and online shopping of all sorts is becoming increasingly popular. But why is the

Memory Care Activities for Seniors Promote Happiness and Relaxation

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 29, 2016. Posted in Assisted living facilities, Early detection of dementia, Types of dementia

Memory care assisted living

Uniques settings produce unique results.
The only Motessori High School in Omaha, Nebraska, takes their classroom offsite one day a week to one of the dementia long term care facilities in the city. On these days, students bring out shelves and carts of several materials, many of them Montessori materials. Through tactile experiences that have long been familiar to Montessori students, families, and teachers, dementia patients are able to connect with beautiful materials.

  • Knobbed cylinders that vary in width, depth, and diameter allow patients to work with self correcting tasks made from high quality wooden materials. For a patient who has long worked with carpentry or other fine crafte

Why a Red Cross Clothing Donation Might Be the Right Way to Give For You

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 15, 2016. Posted in Red cross clothes donation, Red cross clothing pickup, Used clothing donations

Used clothing donations

Did you know that the Red Cross does far more than just blood drives and providing medical aid? The Red Cross also donates blankets, foods, and household goods to people in need and often provides shelter as well. They provide relief every day of the year, 24/7 and are a non-profit, tax exempt charitable organization. And like every charity organization, they rely on the goodwill and generosity of the public. And although the United States received almost $700 million in private donations in 2014, that money has to stretch far to care for those in need. For example, did you know that as of January 2015, almost 575,000 individuals were homeless in the United States on any given night?
Around 70% of people give to charities every year? Yet only around 3% of income is given to charities. Imagine if

Visiting Nursing Home Residents Regularly Can Help Alleviate Depression and Keep Bonds Strong

Written by Family Video Coupon on February 15, 2016. Posted in Assisted living springfield il, Retirement homes in springfield il, Senior living options

Retirement communities

Making the decision to explore retirement living options does not have to be stressful. There are different types of retirement homes, and finding the right fit for a family member can begin with an exploratory search online. For the most part, long-term skilled nursing care facilities can be a good fit if a loved one struggles with dementia or other illness that affects their ability to live alone.

One of the most positive aspects of finding reputable retirement communities that provide nursing care is knowing that family members are receiving care at all times of day. Skilled nursing staff keep track of residents who are at risk for falling or wandering, and take the required safe