Six Senior Living Myths

For many of us, our ideas about senior living are significantly outdated. Perhaps your last experience with it was visiting a relative decades ago, in a hospital-like facility that felt drab and boring. Many people believe senior living is a term interchangeable with a nursing home, that they are only for the ill and elderly
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Northridge Village Announces Reopening Plan

Northridge Village is working with state and local health officials to implement a phased approach toward safely reopening our facility for visitation that has been restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We understand that the past few months have been challenging due to the emergence of the COVID-19 virus and the additional safety precautions that
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Home Monitoring for Seniors

When we talk about home monitoring systems for senior adults, the most common image is that of the commercials with a woman falling and unable to reach her telephone. The ad goes on to taut its wearable technology as the latest development in senior care. However, today’s devices are much more discreet and tech-savvy. Gone
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How to Start the Conversation

A helpful guide for navigating a tricky conversation around senior living There are a handful of conversations we have at different phases of life that carry a stigma. Talking to an aged parent(s) about moving to a nursing home is definitely on that list. The fear of this conversation is understandable and may be keeping
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Meet Ashley Sartin — Our New Assisted Living Director

Northridge Village announced that Ashley Sartin is the new Assisted Living Director, and Ashley is thrilled to be at Northridge Village. She was formerly the Director of Nursing at Windsor Manor Assisted Living, and she was a Flight Nurse for the Desert Air Ambulance. When asked about her career, Ashley said, “My passion for nursing
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The Best Podcasts for Seniors

While they have been around for several years, podcasts have recently become an overwhelmingly popular form of entertainment and information. According to The Podcast Consumer 2018 from Edison Research, 34% of 18- to 34-year-olds, and 36% of 35- to 54-year-olds are monthly listeners. Seniors 55-plus make up 19% of current listeners. A podcast is an
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