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CULPEPPER PLACE ASSISTED LIVING BLOG 

Culpepper Place provides monthly resources on the topic of assisted living and maintaining a happy and healthy lifestyle while aging. Seniors, families, and caregivers can all benefit from reading the topics on the Culpepper Place blog.

If you’re transitioning into assisted living or know someone who is, there are plenty of posts that we’ve included that will help you and your loved one adjust with a sense of optimism. We cover topics such as how to discuss moving to an assisted living facility with your parent, the cost of in-home care v. assisted living, and how assisted living enhances quality of life. 

For caregivers, we have posts that cover caregiver guilt, dementia, and more.  

Of course, you’ll need to browse through our blog posts to find out more! We hope you enjoy reading the resources that we’ve created for you.

Two couples enjoy playing in and observing the changing leaves, which is on our list as one of the best fall activities for seniors.

20 Best Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is a favorable time of year with the transition to cooler weather. There are many things to enjoy about this season, such as pumpkin spice, fall fashion, and beautiful colors all around us with the changing color of the leaves to the crisp fall

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A cigarette smolders in an ashtray representing the health risks of smoking over age 50

Smoking Over the Age of 50

Tobacco is considered to be one of the leading health issues worldwide. It has been reported by Our World in Data that in the 20th century 100 million people died from health issues related to tobacco use and 1 billion people could die throughout the

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A man sits at a table and sips his coffee while checking his iPad.

Health Insurance for Seniors – 2022 Updates

Health insurance for seniors is getting more and more complicated and expensive. According to a study by Fidelity Investments, a couple who retires in 2022 at age 65 can expect to spend an average of $315,000 in healthcare expenses in the remainder of their lives.

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A woman suffering loneliness stares out the window.

Types of Loneliness in the Elderly

Loneliness is described by Wikipedia as an unpleasant feeling caused by isolation.  Although everyone may experience some feelings of loneliness within their lifetime, according to BMC Public Health, around 50% of individuals over the age of 60 are at risk of social isolation and one-third

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