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Qualities to Look for in Senior Living Services

Arizona senior living facilities have been an excellent choice for families looking to seek help for their elderly members. Senior living facilities offer a wide range of services from home healthcare, adult foster care and assisted living. Depending on the condition of your loved one you can find the right

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How Senior Home Care Can Change Lives and Offer Hope

It can be a very difficult decision to decide when home care assistance is the best choice for a senior parent. There can be an element of uncertainty with the decision because of a fear of losing independence. However, home health care can be one of the best options available

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How Home Care Assistance Can Offer Independence

“There’s no place like home.” Most, if not all of us, would always choose to stay in a home environment rather than move to a medical care facility if we need assistance or are feeling unwell. For many, as we age it becomes obvious that some arrangement for assisted living

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Dad fell yesterday

Dad fell yesterday. And why did he fall? How hard did he fall? What was he doing to cause the fall? Well…only he and Ruby know those answers. While my mother found it appalling that I’d even have dialogue with them about it, my father rattled off some flippant account

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Foster Care: Not Just For Children

When we hear the term ‘foster care,’ we may automatically think of foster care for children. And, while that is the most common form of foster care, it is not just for children. In our communities, there is a growing need for adult foster care. In AZ, adult foster care

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Scott’s Story

This Fourth of July, we’d like to highlight a Veteran who is close to our hearts at FSL – Scott Strey. Scott’s story begins with the sacrifice he made for all of us when he dedicated his life to serving in the United States Navy for 20 years, protecting our

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Breaking the Barriers to Technology for Seniors

Nearly half of all Americans over 65 use the internet. More and more seniors are becoming internet savvy and are embracing the digital age. However, more still has to be done to break the barriers to technology for seniors. This is where quality home care can help because seniors can

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Success Story Uncle Tony

Tony was a sharp and witty man up until the day he passed away. He loved woodworking and fishing, watching Jeopardy with his niece, Kelly, doing crossword puzzles, catching a baseball game on television and keeping up on current events. Kelly explains, “He lived independently, enjoying visits from family and

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Celebrating Nurses’ Week at FSL: Honoring Denise Nunez, R.N.

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week and FSL has some of the best nurses around. Denise Nunez, R.N., Skilled Hourly Nursing Supervisor has been with our Home Health department for five years. She oversees the care of tracheotomy and ventilator-dependent patients in their homes. This involves supervising 18+ nursing staff,

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A Story about Aaron

At the age of 23, Aaron Cox was embarking on a new adventure. He had just been accepted into officer training school by the United States Air Force. Having earned his pilot license at the age of 15, he was on his path to realizing a longtime dream. But, just

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Providing Support for the Sandwich Generation

Did you know that 47% of adults ages 40 – 59 are caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children? Can you imagine how difficult that would be if both generations of loved ones required healthcare assistance in the home? These family caregivers are at serious risk of

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Pauline’s Success

Pauline’s success story starts every morning in a FSL-owned residential behavioral health home. She has called FSL home since September of 2003 because, like 9.8 million other adults in the United States, Pauline lives with a serious mental illness. With the help of FSL, Pauline has learned to complete her

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