Category: LiveWell By Blakeford

Looking for Aging at Home Programs at Blakeford & Need Help?

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When looking for independent living programs and services for seniors, it can be a challenge to determine what is right for each individual. Often we hear that someone isn’t certain whether to continue living at home or to move to gain access to the services needed. At Blakeford, we offer many options for senior living… Read more »

The Senior’s Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of Home Maintenance 

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As you age, certain tasks become more difficult and cause more risk. Yet, caring for your home can be energizing and purposeful. Choose projects carefully to protect your safety and continue to emotionally invest in your property. When you decide to focus on low-risk areas and delegate more difficult tasks to family or contractors, your… Read more »

10 Reasons to Consider LiveWell By Blakeford

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Most adults say they want to remain at home as they age. Some will will change their minds and transition to a Senior Living Residence with satisfaction. But for those who want to age-in-place, Blakeford offers LiveWell By Blakeford. LiveWell is a program for healthy, independent adults who want to live at home while they… Read more »

Am I a Good Fit for the LiveWell Program?

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If you’re a senior in the greater Nashville, TN area who wants a safe, flexibility plan for aging in place, Blakeford’s LiveWell program may be just the solution you’ve been looking for. LiveWell By Blakeford offers healthy, independent seniors a range of wellness and preventative services, and guarantees a full continuum of care services, delivered… Read more »

The Benefits of LiveWell By Blakeford and Long-Term Care Insurance

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Do you have a long-term care insurance policy? If you do, your foresight is a decision that can help protect you and your assets from the rising cost of healthcare. However, it’s essential to dust off that policy and understand what it does and does not cover should you ever need it. Typically, long term… Read more »

The Advantages of Care Coordination and LiveWell

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Have you had that discomforting thought that moving to an assisted living or nursing home will be inevitable someday? And when you grow older and need help, there won’t be other options? There is another way – one that is proving more and more successful each year at helping people live out the lives they… Read more »

From Home Modifications to Foot Care: Tips for Decreasing Fall Risks

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Approximately half of all falls occur in the home and with the older adult population falls are the leading cause of injury. Each year about one in every three people 65 and older sustain a fall.  There are things that you can do to prevent falls and make your home safer. Improving your balance and… Read more »

Are You on the “My Kids will Take Care of Me” Plan?

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An article published by Forbes addressed the topic of who will be there to take care of childless Boomers. Yes, it is a concern with that group, but it’s also something that couples with children should think about very carefully. Pew Research states that 47% of 49-59 year old adults are “sandwiched” between caring for… Read more »

Celebrating the First Year of LiveWell By Blakeford

We are pleased to report on a successful inaugural year for LiveWell By Blakeford. We have welcomed new members, added to our team and resources, and continued to connect people with services that they value and need. All of our LiveWell members are committed to staying in the homes that they love and all exemplify… Read more »

The Birth of LiveWell By Blakeford

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For several years, many of us at Blakeford were asking the question:  What is next? The Blakeford at Green Hills retirement community, now almost 20 years strong, is full of vibrant life and excellent care services. In fact, it has become completely full in the independent living apartments, with a growing demand, evidenced by a healthy… Read more »