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Who Can Benefit from Adult Foster Care?

An adult foster care home (AFC) is a type of assisted living facility licensed by the AZ Department of Health Services. These private homes for older adults and adults with disabilities provide assistance in activities of daily living. Adult foster care homes offer different levels of care, based on the

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Finding a Family; Brian’s Success Story

Foundation for Senior Living Life can take an unexpected turn and when it does, the things that we tend to take for granted, our health, living arrangements, personal relationships and confidence can become tenuous at best. Brain starting playing music at the age of twelve and his connection to music

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Dealing with Doctors - FSL

Dealing With Doctors

Foundation for Senior Living The role of caregiver comes with some daunting responsibilities and challenges, including becoming an advocate during appointments with your loved one’s care team. Being able to communicate changes in health and understand care plans can help ensure that good care is delivered promptly. Unfortunately, there can

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It’s Never Too Late to Quit Smoking

People who have been smoking their whole lives may think that there’s no point in quitting smoking. Even if they understand the harm that smoking causes, many believe that the harm is already done and stopping now wouldn’t make that much of a difference. However, a recent study has revealed

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100th Birthday Party

Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday with FSL

It’s not every day that you get to celebrate a milestone like a 100th birthday, but one of our residents spent hers in style alongside her family, neighbors, and FSL staff! Estee has been a part of the FSL family since 1992 when she moved in to an apartment at

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Spring Activities for All Ages

The weather is warming up and spring brings with it some great opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy spending time with your loved one! Here are some great ways to take advantage of the weather. Enjoy a Picnic Picnics are a great way to get out and

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Hunger Affects Seniors In Our Communities

Seniors everywhere face challenges. Aging isn’t easy! Health issues pop up, financial concerns arise, and bodies change. But there are two issues seniors should never have to face – hunger and substandard housing. This statistic from the Association of Arizona Foodbanks, however, is alarming: 1 in 7 seniors in Arizona

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Modern Aging Workshop at FSL

Time Out Workshop Presents: Modern Aging

Join FSL and our Community Partners at the Time Out Workshop, held on Monday, March 20th, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Ability 360 located at 5025 E Washington, Phoenix, AZ. Do you work in the ever-changing field of gerontology? Are you wanting to keep up-to-date on technology,

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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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