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The Risks Of Internet Scams

Seniors are becoming more and more tech-savvy. Among adults aged 65 and above, 38% use YouTube, and 46% use Facebook. However, according to FBI.gov, senior citizens are most likely to have a “nest egg,” to own their home, and/or to have excellent credit—all of which make them attractive to con artists. Here are some ways […]

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Choosing Hospice Care

At the turn of the 20th century, most deaths in the United States occurred at home. By the 1960s, over 70% of deaths occurred in an institutional setting, reflecting an evolution of medical technology. With the birth of the hospice movement in the 1970s, dying patients had the opportunity to have both death at home […]

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Tips For Happy Holidays

The holidays bring together families from all backgrounds and walks of life to celebrate everyday blessings. However, the holidays can take a turn if your loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s or is not feeling 100 percent and is feeling overwhelmed by the stress of the holiday. There are steps that you and your family […]

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Play Is Important For Seniors Too!

The importance of play can’t be overstated. That’s true for everybody, but it might be particularly true for seniors. After all, in our later years, many of us become more prone to issues that can affect our health and happiness. So any activities that can help us restore or prolong our vitality are essential. Having […]

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5 Warning Signs That Your Loved One Needs Assisted Living

It can be hard to know when it’s time to introduce your loved one to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Here are some warning signs to look out for: You’re constantly worrying about them. If you struggle to leave your aging family member without worrying, it might be time to consider assisted living. […]

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5 Stars From Medicare!

Delaware Court Healthcare Center is proud to announce that we have received a 5-star overall rating on Medicare.gov! This rating is based on various factors, including health inspections, staffing, and quality of care. In each possible review category, Delaware Court scored at least 3 stars or above with an overall rating of 5 stars. Our […]