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At Central Place Retirement Community, we are always ready to help with your transition to become a member at our senior home. Our staff is friendly and understanding when it comes to your needs and comfort. Here are a few articles to help you with the process and to learn more about what we do here. Feel free to give us a call to know more!

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    11/04/2022 0 Comments
    How Does Assisted Living Differ From a Nursing Home?

    If you are caring for an elderly loved one, it can be challenging to determine the best living situation when they start aging. Assisted living and nursing homes offer different levels of care for the elderly. A few key distinctions may make assisted living the better choice for your loved one.


    We believe that our residents should enjoy their golden years in an environment that feels like home. We offer spacious suites, plenty of social activities, and a supportive team. We're dedicated to helping our residents live their best lives. Which is best for your loved one? Read on to learn more about assisted living vs nursing homes.


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    11/04/2022 0 Comments
    How Retirement Communities Help Seniors Overcome Pandemic Isolation

    The year 2020 completely flipped the world on its head. Whether you were directly affected by COVID-19 or not, the pandemic took a toll on everyone in one way or another.


    But when it comes to senior citizens, the pandemic caused much more harm. We know that seniors are at a higher risk of getting and experiencing complications from COVID-19. But the pandemic has heavily affected their mental health.


    Let's put this into perspective. Data shows that 47% of people age 55 or older experienced feeling lonely from social and physical distancing. It also shows that 21% of people in the same age range felt as if their mental health has gotten worse during the winter months. 


    Not to mention that this couldn't be easy for those who already suffer from seasonal depression during the colder months of the year. 


    And while the pandemic has had a huge impact on healthcare workers and retirement community staff, these communities can be beneficial in helping seniors to overcome pandemic isolation for a few reasons.



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  • a nurse helping an elder senior on how to use a phone
    03/11/2021 0 Comments
    5 Key Signs It’s the Right Time for Assisted Living

    Are you caring for an older parent at home and finding it overwhelming and dangerous? Are you asking the question, when is it time for assisted living?


    If you feel like you are not doing a good enough job of caring for your elderly parent, but feel guilty about moving them to an assisted living home, then you need to read this article for five signs that hint strongly when to move them to assisted living.


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  • Senior couple eating together
    31/08/2021 0 Comments
    4 Tips on Convincing Your Parents to Move to a Retirement Home

    Are you feeling like it's time for your parents to take the next step in their lives?

    Convincing your parents to move to a retirement home can be a difficult and upsetting conversation. But, if you're armed with the right knowledge, it might not be as hard as you think.

    Check out our top tips to convince your parents to move to a retirement home.


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  • Lady helping a old man
    26/08/2021 0 Comments
    How to Find a Retirement Home Safely During COVID-19

    More than 80% of deaths in Canada that were related to the pandemic occurred in retirement homes. It is understandable that families are hesitant about moving to a retirement home at this point in time.


    Moving anywhere during the COVID-19 pandemic is stressful, but moving to a senior living facility may seem almost impossible. The truth is that it is becoming safer for families to start to consider assisted living communities.

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  • Holding hand of a old lady
    26/08/2021 0 Comments
    4 Tips For Transitioning a Loved One Into a Retirement Home

    As your loved one gets older, one thing that becomes apparent is they will need more help with activities of daily living. It's for this reason that you might've concluded that moving them into a retirement home is going to be in their best interest.

    But, just because it's what's best doesn't mean they will go willingly. If you're reading this, we're excited to provide you with some tips that will help make your loved ones transition into retired living much easier for them.

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  • Aged couple
    26/08/2021 0 Comments
    5 Ways to Make a Loved One Feel Better About Assisted Living

    There are more than 28,900 residential assisted living communities around the world. If your loved one is struggling with the thought that they will soon be living in a retirement home, you might be wondering how you can help.

    We came up with a list of ways that you can use to help your loved one feel better about assisted living.

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