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FSL’s Wickenburg Freedom Express Receives Community Award

Wickenburg Community Hospital presented FSL’s Wickenburg Freedom Express (WFE) with the Community Service Award for Outstanding Customer Service and Commitment to Community Health and Wellness in 2016 at their annual volunteer luncheon on Friday, February 20, 2017. The Freedom Express is a community collaboration between FSL, Salvation Army, the Town

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Bill and Betty’s Success Story

All it takes is a moment. A blink. And everything changes. One unfortunate accident and your life, and your families are suddenly and permanently altered. Your habits, schedules and your comfortable routines come to a shuddering halt, and all that is left to do is rebuild. Bill and Betty found

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Going The Extra Mile

In this day and age, it is so easy to become wrapped up in the minutia of everyday life that we fail to seize opportunities for service to others. We get distracted by the emails piling up in our inbox and the ever growing to-do list on our desk, not

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How Faith Organizations can Help

Foundation for Senior Living is a faith-based organization founded by the Diocese of Phoenix in 1974. FSL stands for Faith, Service, Life, because our work is all about enriching the lives of everyone in our community. If you share our mission to helpour neighbors, consider inviting us to your place

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Caring for Caregivers

As a family caregiver, it’s normal to experience stress. It’s hard to see your loved one struggle, and assist them while balancing your other responsibilities. Read on for some important tips for reducing stress: 1. Reach Out You don’t have to face all the challenges of being a caregiver on

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My Home for the Holidays

Home ownership is a point of pride for many, but the maintenance and upgrades homes require can get more and more burdensome as we age. Homes quickly fall into disrepair when proper upkeep becomes difficult and replacing old and worn out appliances are a financial burden that many are unable

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At-Risk for Diabetes: Prevention is Key

Some people are more at risk of diabetes than others. If you have family history of diabetes or your primary physician has warned you about diabetes, you may be more susceptible to the condition. That doesn’t mean you should simply accept the potential development of diabetes. By staying practical about

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Why Arizona Is the Center for Senior Living

Arizona has been making a name for itself among the Senior Living communities across the nation for quite some time now. Senior centers in AZ have established a high reputation for offering quality care and service to families all over the state. Whether you are still living independently or require

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When Is Home Health Care the Right Choice?

Home health care can be a great alternative to assisted living facilities if your loved one does not require constant or serious medical assistance. If your family member can still live independently but simply needs assistance with routine daily tasks like cooking, bathing, getting dressed, or cleaning then home health

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Programs Provide Purpose: CJs Story

CJ has been a regular at the Glendale Adult Day Health Services (ADHS) center for nearly four years. As she makes the rounds greeting friends and newcomers alike, it’s easy to see that she considers FSL a second home. When asked what this program means to her she responds “I’m

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#GivingTuesday and You!

#GIVINGTUESDAY, a social movement designed to create an international day of giving after consumer-driven days such as Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday falls on Tuesday, November 29th this year. We have some pretty amazing things planned for your donation to FSL! Funds raised on #GIVINGTUESDAY will support

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What Is The Difference Between Live-In Care And 24 Hour Care?

When an elderly parent or relative needs more care, choosing home care services can be a much better option than relocating your loved one to a nursing or retirement home. In-home senior care can help a senior cope much better with their changing circumstances. Usually, a senior will prefer to

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The 3 Most Affordable Locations for Seniors

When you make the decision for your family that it is time to seek out professional care for your elderly loved ones, it may be difficult to decide on which services are right for you and your family. It all depends on what your needs are and what is realistic

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