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Don’t forget to name beneficiaries. Naming a beneficiary keeps you in control: at death, assets in the account are transferred to the person(s) you designate. What happens if you do not specify who the beneficiary(ies) will be? In some cases, the governing agreement may...

Are you having conversations with your parents or a loved one about moving them to assisted living? Here are a few points you might want to discuss with them as you help make this tough decision. Myth 1: I’ll miss my home too much. Reality: To be...

See the latest news about what our Members and staff in the Winter 2021 volume of Live Park Springs, our quarterly newsletter. CLICK HERE to Download Our Newsletter...

Nearly 1 million people live with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the United States. That’s more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined. As we recognize Parkinson’s Awareness Month this April, let’s take a look at what...

Isakson Living and our relationship-based household model of person-directed care has been upheld as an example of what care could and should be in the future in the recently released book Happily Ever Older. Written by Toronto Star investigative journalist Moira Welsh, who spent...

The Mediterranean diet isn’t really a diet; it’s a lifestyle adopted by people in Greece and one we embrace at Park Springs. Studies show that people who eat like the Greeks experience lower rates of: ● Bowel cancer ● Insulin resistance ● Fatty liver disease ● Inflammation ● Cognitive decline ●...

You know exercise is good for you, but exactly how good is it? Take a look at these stats: > Older women who are physically active are 40% to 50% less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, according to a study published in the...