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Brickmont Shares Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Sep 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM | 7 minute read

At a certain point, you may start to consider transitioning to an assisted living community. Whether you recognize that you need an extra level of care and support or are simply looking for a maintenance-free lifestyle, making the decision to move to a senior living community can provide you with the solutions that you need.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Finances & Budgeting

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Touring an Assisted Living Community

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

If you are seeking an assisted living community for a parent or loved one, you want to make sure it is the right fit. But how can you or the family members and friends taking a tour know if the senior living community is the right fit if you don’t know what to look for?

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Topics: Senior Living, Assisted Living, Brickmont Assisted Living

Ways to Stay Positive in Caregiving

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Jul 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

There are several health benefits to staying positive, but when it comes to taking care of someone else, it is essential and can be even more of a challenge. If you are a primary caregiver for mom or dad, you may have even experienced feelings of caregiver burnout.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Brickmont Assisted Living

Not Another Nursing Home: Redefining Retirement

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on May 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read


Retirement community. Old folks home. Rest home. These words conjure up the image of a dingy nursing home with bad fluorescent lighting, unhappy seniors, and unappetizing cafeteria food. While this may have been a reality in decades gone past – that’s simply not the case anymore. Chances are if you’re reading this, you are part of the Baby Boomer generation, people born post World War II between 1946-1964 and you’re demanding a different type of retirement. Your generation is leading the charge in redefining retirement and what senior living providers offer in services, amenities, and accommodations. 

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Topics: Senior Living, Assisted Living

Spring Activities for Assisted Living Residents in Milton

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Apr 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Spring has sprung! Encourage mom or dad to shed their winter coat and grab some fresh air. Fortunately, the beautiful state of Georgia offers plenty of spring-like activities to do.

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Topics: Senior Living, Assisted Living

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Apr 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

The demands of caring for a loved one can easily be overwhelming. If you’re new to this situation, you may feel like you are in over your head or have little control over your situation. It can be a polarizing and an isolating feeling – and can eventually take a toll on your relationships and health if left unchecked.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Helpful Tips

A Beginner's Guide to Senior Living

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Mar 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

With many different types of senior care available for your loved one, it is hard to know what is the right fit for your family's needs. In the past, most senior living facilities may have been lumped under the term ‘nursing home’ or ‘skilled nursing facility’. Today there are many distinct differences between nursing homes, assisted living, and  memory care communities.

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Topics: Senior Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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