Category: Aging

Choosing the Best Elder Care Solution

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The Top 5 Elder Care Options for Your Loved One When it comes time to choose the best care for your aging loved one, making the decision can feel daunting. Your loved one’s comfort, happiness, and well-being are at the forefront of your mind, and you want to ensure they receive the best possible care. […]

Understanding Adult Day Programs vs. Long-Term Care

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Differences Between Adult Day Services and Long-Term Care (LTC) When seeking the best care for your loved ones, you’ve likely come across two distinct choices: adult day programs and long-term care (LTC) facilities. Both options provide essential care but cater to different needs and lifestyles. Choosing the right care setting depends on several factors, including […]

Independent Living vs. Retirement Communities

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Find the Right Fit: A Guide to Independent Living and Retirement Communities When it comes to planning for retirement, one of the most crucial decisions is choosing the right living situation. For caregivers of 65+ year-olds and case managers responsible for the well-being of wards of the state, understanding the options available is key to […]

Brushstrokes of Healing: The Benefits of Art Therapy

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Exploring the Transformative Power of Art Therapy at Active Day In therapeutic practices where verbal communication often falls short in capturing the complexities of human experience, art emerges as a profound tool for expression. Art therapy blends creative processes with psychotherapeutic techniques, acting as a conduit for self-discovery, healing, and emotional understanding. Since its formal […]

Challenges Facing the Growing Senior Population

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Assisting the rising senior population According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to increase from 58 million in 2022 to 82 million by 2050 (a 47% increase). The 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population is projected to rise from 17% to 23%. Today, the […]

The Brighter Side of Caring: The Active Day Advantage

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The Brighter Side of Caring: The Active Day Advantage. Are you aware of the benefits adult day services provide seniors and adults with special abilities? As one of the nation’s leading adult day providers, Active Day has ensured quality care and support for our communities delivering services since 1989. Our mission is to create a […]