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Choose Larksfield Place Continuum of Care for Greater Peace of Mind

Tuesday, January 30 2018 3:41 PM
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Whether it’s Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Support, Adult Day and Respite Services, Skilled Nursing or Home Health, Larksfield Place offers the support, the services, and the environment you expect within a tru…
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Transitional Care Bridges the Gap

Wednesday, October 4 2017 3:25 PM
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A story often told: “Mom falls at home, breaking her hip.  Surgical repair occurs and Mom heads to the nursing home for therapy/rehabilitation. Medicare covers the majority of the costs at the nursing home but after 20 …
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Larksfield Place Assisted Living Facilitates Independence, Not Dependence

Friday, July 28 2017 3:31 PM
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For more than 30 years, I have been directly or indirectly involved in senior-housing and healthcare.  Across this period, I have watched the “aging” journey of thousands upon thousands of older adults, including …
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Heroes Abound at Larksfield Place

Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:32 PM
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As I look back at the people who have been honored as a Health Care Hero and look at those about to be recognized, I am profoundly reminded of what this recognition is all about: dedication, service and quality.  As CEO of La…
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Achieve “Care Security” with Larksfield Preferred Access

Monday, March 27 2017 3:35 PM
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As we age, one of the most important things we need (and our loved ones need) is security.  In this regard however, the reference is really about “care” security (though the other matters too).  Aging include…
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Make Your Healthcare Choices Known Before It’s Too Late

Monday, October 17 2016 3:36 PM
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One of the most difficult times we likely all will face is a major health crisis.  Only the few and fortunate live their life without such an event (or two or three or?).  By crisis I mean the event or events that upheav…
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Optimize Post-Surgical Recovery with Larksfield Place “Pre-habilitation”

Monday, August 1 2016 3:37 PM
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As we age (a biologic certainty), a number of changes occurs to our bodies.  The unkind truth is that we physically deteriorate in terms of muscle mass, bone density, flexibility and recuperative capacity.  The famed Fou…
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When Your Health Care Matters. Better is Always Better.

Tuesday, May 17 2016 3:40 PM
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In our publications and advertising, you will frequently see the phrase “Better is Better”.  It’s actually a twist on a quote from St. Jerome; “Til your good is better and your better is best”. T…
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Dementia Education

Wednesday, December 4 2013 1:49 PM
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Alzheimer’s and related dementia is a category of disease conditions where nerve cells in the brain either die or cease to function correctly. The result for an individual is a series of behavioral and memory changes that oc…
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What Seniors Need to Know Today

Friday, February 8 2013 1:41 PM
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Economist and senior living expert, Reginald Hislop, III, highlights the benefits, including the costs of living in our Larksfield Place community in his presentation, What Seniors Need to Know Today. Information is Cheap and Pow…
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Downsizing Tips from professional organizer Kirsten Awe

Wednesday, January 9 2013 1:48 PM
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Is your home "Out of Sorts?"  National organizer, Kirsten Awe, has put together a plan for you!  Compliments of Larksfield Place, all new residents moving to independent living receive 10 hours of Kirsten's&nbs…
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Supporting the Sandwich Generation

Friday, July 13 2012 1:50 PM
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Are you caring for your aging parents while raising your own children? Did you know July was Sandwich Generation Month? Caring for your aging parents is at once taxing and rewarding, and most of us need all the help we can ge…
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Three Good Reasons to Lift Weights

Friday, June 15 2012 1:50 PM
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Amy Hall, Director of Health Promotions shares an article by the International Council on Active Aging on "Three Good Reasons to Lift Weights." Larksfield residents "Reverse Weakness and Build Strength" with our chair ba…
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Planning for long term care: Understand your value and options

Wednesday, May 23 2012 1:52 PM
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Planning for long-term care and understanding why a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is an option that must be considered. Dr. Reginald Hislop III, presented this information May 22, 2012. View Presentation
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Five Myths & Realities of Continuing Care

Wednesday, May 2 2012 1:51 PM
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We recently came across a study titled the Five Myths & Realities of Continuing Care Retirement Communities and thought some of these myths might apply to some of our prospective residents and others considering a move.  …
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