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February 15, 2024

Living Your Best Takes a Team

Think back on the course of your life. You were likely surrounded by a team from the get-go when you were born. Perhaps delivery room teams were smaller years ago than they might be today, but even still, there was a team cheering you on as you entered the world. Fast forward to preschool. Your […]

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February 14, 2024

Senior Living Has Made Positive Shifts

Over 30 years ago, Edgewood Healthcare was founded after CEO and owner Phil Gisi recognized a need for more choices for aging seniors. Most cities could offer skilled nursing or independent senior housing at that time. Unfortunately, these two service models didn’t fit everyone’s needs. The demand for choices laid the groundwork for more than […]

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January 24, 2024

Is Change Keeping You Awake at Night?

The new year is still fresh, and for many folks, it’s time to make changes for improvement. Sometimes, the changes you want to make can keep you awake, wondering how to make them happen and where to begin. It’s so easy to say what we want to change, but putting the steps in place to […]

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January 15, 2024

Is it Time for Carefree Living?

Homeownership is one of life’s exciting milestones. When you first move into your home, the endless possibilities of paint schemes and décor are thrilling. The excitement of building lasting memories and family gatherings can taste sweet on your tongue for years. Home is where the heart is, but the heart can change over time. When […]

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October 16, 2023

Tackling Your Fall To-Do List

October brings crisp temps, hot pumpkin-spiced drinks, and anticipation of upcoming holiday celebrations. Before the last of the pretty leaves fall, it’s a great time to accomplish a few tasks to prepare for winter in and around your home. Outside: Be sure to have heating sources prepared (wood stacked conveniently or fuel refilled) Turn off outdoor faucets […]

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September 29, 2023

5 Ways to Get Ready…For the Golden Years

Having an idea of how and where you want to spend your retirement or the years soon after is beneficial. Here are a few thoughts to put you ahead of the game so you’re ready for whatever life might hand you: 1. Review Your Benefits Get your insurance or Medicare in order and sign up […]

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March 13, 2023

Gift It or Thrift It?

Downsizing Tips for Your Move to Assisted Living March 13-19 is “Clean out Your Closet Week”! Clean closets are excellent, but we’d like to dive into downsizing. If you’re like so many others, parting with things you’ve had for 30 years can be stressful! What stays and what should go when you move to assisted […]

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December 2, 2022

Splish Splash, Let’s Talk About the Bath!

  Each year, December 5th marks National Bathtub Party Day! A warm, relaxing bath or shower to wash away all your worries sounds wonderful–or does it? As we age, bathing/showering, or not, can both present risks. The obvious danger of slipping and falling probably comes to mind, but not washing up also causes problems. Read […]

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September 7, 2022

Edgewood Parkwood Is Now Edgewood 55+ Affordable Senior Housing

Edgewood Healthcare is announcing that the former Parkwood Community, located at 749 South 30th Street in Grand Forks, has discontinued its assisted living services, and will now feature a more affordable housing option for those aged 55+. Robert Ford, Jr., President of Edgewood Healthcare’s Senior Living division, announced, “We’re so excited for the service enhancements […]

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May 16, 2022

“I Wish I Would Have Moved Sooner!”

Home is where the heart is, and it’s also where you make it! Many of our Edgewood residents settle into our communities and tell us, “I wish I would have moved sooner.” Once they move, they realize how difficult it was to enjoy themselves while trying to manage their big family homes. They start socializing […]

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