Colonel's Blog

Talking to an Elderly Loved One About Moving into Assisted Living

Talking to an Elderly Loved One About Moving into Assisted Living

Posted Apr 25th, 2022

Here are seven tips that will keep the conversations positive when talking to an elderly loved one about moving into assisted living.

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7 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Senior Living Community

7 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Senior Living Community

Posted Mar 16th, 2022

Here are seven questions you should ask during your meeting with a Senior living community that will help you make the most informed choice possible.

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What are the Benefits of Using a Local Senior Living Advisor?

What are the Benefits of Using a Local Senior Living Advisor?

Posted Feb 15th, 2022

Local Senior Living Advisors help families find senior communities for themselves or an elderly loved one. They offer unmatched knowledge and experience about the local senior living communities in the local area.

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 "Seasoned" Friendships; Making Friends In Assisted Living

"Seasoned" Friendships; Making Friends In Assisted Living

Posted Oct 21st, 2021

I am truly blessed that I regularly communicate and see many friends I’ve known for several decades. I learned the value of “seasoned” relationships (in the senior living industry you hesitate to use the term “old”) from my parents whose friendships began in their earliest years.

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One Year of Filling Independent / Assisted Living & Memory Care

One Year of Filling Independent / Assisted Living & Memory Care

Posted Aug 24th, 2021

I want to acknowledge the tremendous support and guidance I’ve received from others in the senior care industry. My partners in senior care, including my local competitors, have provided me advice and have paved a path of respect and service which I am proud to follow.

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Fighting Parkinson's

Fighting Parkinson's

Posted Jul 19th, 2021

I have loved ones who suffer from Parkinson's disease, but who are fighting back! Read how my friend Elaine and others use boxing to help improve her mobility, balance, and memory.

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Nursing Home Not Needed

Nursing Home Not Needed

Posted Jun 19th, 2021

Occasionally you find you are able to help someone directly, immediately, by connecting them with the exact service they need. I had this experience recently with a company called DispatchHealth (www.dispatchhealth.com), and it was extremely satisfying.

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Memorial Day in Middle Tennessee

Memorial Day in Middle Tennessee

Posted Jun 9th, 2021

One week ago was Memorial Day, the day the U.S. honors its fallen military members. Here in Nashville, I had a busy weekend working with my seniors and my fellow veterans.

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