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    Waiting may mean it’s too late

     One of the hardest decisions to ever make!As a Senior Living Counselor at MRC Creekside, I get the privilege of speaking to families every day. For some, the decision is clear. For most, the decision to move mom and dad or spouse to a senior care community is one of the hardest decisions they have ever made, wrought with doubt and guilt.   Read More

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    When the Roles Are Reversed

    When the Roles Are ReversedBy Nichole Becker MRC Creekside Philanthropy DirectorWe can all remember when we were younger and had someone care for us. Well, what happens when we find the roles reversed and we are taking care of the one who once cared for us?  Have you thought about it?  Honestly, I know I hadn’t, not completely anyway.First of all, yes you probably – let me restate that – yes you feel hopeless, rather confused, exhausted and unsure of what to do just thinking about it. ...  Read More

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    Home Health Services verses Outpatient Services

    Home Health Services verses Outpatient ServicesAt MRC Creekside we are able to provide Home Health Services and Outpatient services. We have partnered with 3 home health agencies to provide a continuum of care for our residents. Creekside is also a licensed outpatient clinic.For home health services, you must be homebound, which means you have limitations on leaving home.   Read More

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    Aging is not Based on Luck Alone- 3 ways you can live longer!

    Aging is not Based on Luck Alone- 3 ways you can live longer!By:  Jill JanesDid you pull the lucky straw when it comes to genetics?  Perhaps the elders in your family live very long lives, remaining active and fit until the day they die.  Maybe you are like most of us and have a few unlucky genetic conditions that you wish had skipped right over you.  As impactful as our ancestors may be to our physical make up, research shows that only 30% of our longevity will be determined...  Read More

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    Medicare Tips

    Medicare TipsMedicare coverage/allowances can be difficult to understand and navigate with their ever changing costs, options, and plans. Here are some helpful tips to help you understand Medicare coverage:For Medicare to pay for skilled nursing care and rehab, you need to have a 3 night hospital stay prior to admittance to skilled care/rehab.Medicare pays 100% for the first 20 days in skilled care/rehab, then starting on day 21 Medicare pays 80%. The 20% co-pay that is left is a rate set by Med...  Read More

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