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The Future of Senior Care

From the changes in the healthcare industry to the fluctuating economy, today’s seniors have a lot to contend with when it comes to protecting their retirements and getting the long-term care they need. With Medicare cutting its coverages, healthcare costs … Continue reading

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Discover the Wonderful City of Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA is a city that is often recognized for its southern gothic nature thanks to its plantation mansions, overgrown cemeteries, and fascination with ghosts (as evidenced by the many, many ghost tours available in town), but in truth, the … Continue reading

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5 Star Rating for The Oaks!

    “As many of you are aware, CMS recently changed the 5 star rating system to be more astringent and most nursing homes have been waiting to see the impact on their rating. It was anticipated that most would … Continue reading

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The Bistro is Now Open for Dinner

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, the Bistro at The Marshes of Skidaway started serving dinner Monday through Friday from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. This is exciting news for members because previously, the Bistro was only open for lunch! The … Continue reading

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The Marshes of Skidaway Island was Featured in Savannah Magazine!

We are very proud to share that The Marshes of Skidaway Island was recently featured in Savannah Magazine! This insightful article discusses how it can be a challenge for both adult children and their parents to have “the talk” about … Continue reading

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How to Make Thanksgiving Easier for Seniors with Dementia and Their Caregivers

With its big family get-togethers, loud conversations and football cheers, and general familial rowdiness, Thanksgiving can be a little overwhelming for someone who suffers from dementia. Just the same, it can be emotionally challenging not only for the senior, but … Continue reading

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How Donations Help Against Breast Cancer

October isn’t just the month when Halloween takes place; it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Marshes of Skidaway Island senior living in Savannah share how donations to the American Cancer Society help in the fight against breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Social Media Safety Tips

Social media makes it possible to share photos, stories, and information quicker and easier than any other type of communication. As such, it is quickly becoming accepted by older adults living in retirement communities in Savannah. Today’s active adults are … Continue reading

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Retire in Style: Senior Living in Savannah

In a recent article in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, The Marshes of Skidaway Island was highlighted as being one of the modern continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) that focus on providing residents with resort-like amenities, advanced healthcare, and luxurious lifestyles. … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Laughter

Do you remember the last time you really belted out a good laugh? It felt really good, didn’t it? As we all know, genuine laughter is infectious and a key ingredient to building lasting relationships, but research is now showing … Continue reading

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