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How One of the World’s Tallest Humans Can Help You Age Right

How One of the World’s Tallest Humans Can Help You Age Right

This article was originally published on the AgeRight blog. “Big dogs don’t live long,” laughs Rick Miller who, at 7 feet tall, is part of one of the world’s most exclusive clubs. Miller is among roughly 2,800 living members who stand 7 feet, or taller. That’s about...

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Comparing Assisted Living and Senior Home Care Services

Comparing Assisted Living and Senior Home Care Services

For many seniors who need some help in their daily lives as they age -- but who are also independent in several areas -- choosing between the types of assistance available can be a complex decision. Two of the most common options in this situation are assisted living...

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Avamere Living Welcomes New VP of Clinical Services

Avamere Living Welcomes New VP of Clinical Services

Avamere Living Community-Based Care proudly welcomes Peggy Brekke, RN, as the new Vice President of Clinical Services. Peggy joined the team July 9, 2021.  About Peggy  Peggy brings to Avamere her extensive experience in the senior living industry, spanning 25 years...

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The Importance of a Name

The Importance of a Name

Kristin Hoku Okumura is a physical therapist with Infinity Rehab, a division of the Avamere Family of Companies. Avamere values diversity, equity, and inclusion, corporate social responsibility, and employee engagement. We are dedicated to diverse voices within our...

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Albuquerque Healthcare Career Fair

Albuquerque Healthcare Career Fair

Find your next job and make a difference in the lives of seniors! About the healthcare career fair Interviews and potential offers given at our career fair. Get all the details below! When: July 21, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. Where: Top Golf in Albuquerque, New Mexico Hiring:...

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General Staff Roles for South Ogden Senior Living

General Staff Roles for South Ogden Senior Living

If you’re a senior or a caregiver considering senior living community services in the near future, there are several important areas you’ll be considering. One of these will be the numbers and types of staff on-hand in any assisted living community, which are vital to...

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Work with Purpose as a Nurse at Avamere

Work with Purpose as a Nurse at Avamere

Become a resident care manager Avamere Crestview of Portland, a skilled nursing community in Portland, Oregon, has an opportunity for a registered nurse (RN) to take a role as a resident care manager. The position is lucrative for candidates looking to lead and...

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Happy Father’s Day: A Story of My Dad

Happy Father’s Day: A Story of My Dad

By Livia Thompson, Senior Life Enrichment Director, Avamere at Bethany   In honor of Father’s Day, I wanted to share a little about my dad. Our family story is a little more unusual than most. My father, George, met my mother when he moved from California to Oregon as...

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Laurelhurst Village Earns 5-Star Rating

Laurelhurst Village Earns 5-Star Rating

Senior community earns 5-star rating Laurelhurst Village, a senior care campus offering skilled nursing and assisted living, earned a 5-star overall rating from Medicare, the highest possible score. Approximately 25% of nursing homes nationwide earn this impressive...

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Senior Living Financial Assistance: Insurance and Medicare

Senior Living Financial Assistance: Insurance and Medicare

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some basics on financial assistance that’s sometimes used to help pay for a move for a senior to an assisted living community. Finances are often a significant concern for seniors in this position and their...

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