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Learn about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle as you age, how to manage the decision-making process when looking for a retirement community, and more from our blog!

Infusing Happiness at Dial Retirement Communities

At Dial Retirement communities, we believe our communities should be more than a place to live, but a place that you’re proud to call home. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to help you love the way you live, which we do with our Infusing Happiness program....

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When is the right time to adopt a pet?

There are numerous studies related to pet ownership and the benefits of having a four-legged companion. Research says that having a pet can decrease things like allergies, blood pressure, loneliness and even anxiety. That's incredible! However, just because studies...

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5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

What's the best thing about Thanksgiving?  Is it the food, family or fun? Wait. Don't answer that. We won't make you choose just one. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it can be a very exciting time of the year, but it can also be a bit overwhelming for...

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How to talk to aging parents about their future in 6 steps

We don't have to tell you that being prepared for the future is important. When it comes to a parent or parents, do you know what their wishes are or what their future plans might look like? It's important to have these conversations early in case something unexpected...

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7 Ways to Stay Energized this Fall

Do you ever find yourself less energetic or less motivated when the weather starts to cool down and summer activities come to a close? You are not alone. The hustle and bustle of summer can zap the energy out of almost anyone. Some people thrive on the various...

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What to expect with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

If you are reading this post because your loved one or someone you are close to has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, we’d like to first offer our deepest sympathies and tell you that you are not alone. Knowing that others are experiencing the same issues or...

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10 things you can do before summer is over

With your grandchildren headed back to school and the month of August coming to a close, you might be feeling like this summer has snuck by without you being able to enjoy it. Don't worry! There's still time to appreciate the last days of summer. This time of the year...

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Don’t be afraid to take time for yourself

Life moves fast and you might too. Do you ever find yourself running around trying to do it all only to find that there will always more to add to the list? The carpet needs to be vacuumed. The bed needs to be made again. The "Thank You" cards should already be in the...

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How to plan ahead for the expected and unexpected

Do you have a plan for your future? Have you made those plans known to your family members? No matter how old you are, it's a good idea to start making plans in case something unexpected happens to you. Don't worry - you can start small. It's ok not to have an exact...

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5 Easy Ways to Stay Balanced When Everything is Going on

Have you ever noticed that everything seems to happen in the summertime? Some might say that the summertime is rejuvenating. Some people believe that it’s exhausting. Why is this? The first day of summer was June 20. Before you dip into the summer months too fast,...

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