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Conor Denton

Conor Denton is a 20 year old Digital Marketing Intern for Landmark Senior Living. He's also a Junior at Arizona State University and is currently enrolled in the W.P. Carey School of business. Conor is passionate about helping others and enjoys expanding his skills within the senior living space.

Recent Posts

How To Avoid Seasonal Depression

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 12, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

For those who suffer from SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder, fall and winter can be a tough time. Shorter days and changes in weather can cause a lack of energy and mood swings. With an abundance of treatments at your disposal there is hope in curing or at least helping your condition. Many factors of SAD, whether it be your Circadian Rhythm or an imbalance of brain chemicals, can be treated in a variety of ways. Without further ado, let's jump into this disorder and discover how it can be treated appropriately.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Cost Differences Between In-Home Care and Assisted Living Care

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 29, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As you attempt to transition your loved one into some form of daily care, it can be challenging to decide on which service is more cost-effective. Is In-Home care the way to go? Or does assisted living offer a broader spectrum of services for a flat rate? For many, these questions are essential in determining how their loved one will be cared for as they age. Below is information related to the expenses of daily senior care and which one might be more affordable for you and your loved one.

 

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Topics: Assisted Living

Top Movies Honoring Our Veterans

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As we transition into the fall, we inch ever closer to Veteran’s day. Over the years, there have been a multitude of movies produced in an effort to honor our military by offering realistic portrayals of survival and brotherhood. Below is a randomly compiled list of some of the top movies that rightfully honor our veterans.

 

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Topics: Senior Veterans

The Signs of Alzheimer's vs. Forgetfulness

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As you age, forgetting things becomes a more normal aspect of everyday life. In fact, our world today has become especially dependent on reminders. Whether it be a notification on your smartphone or a bullet point on your refrigerator's whiteboard, there are many ways in which we are reminded of what to do on a daily basis.

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Topics: Alzheimers

How to Help A Senior With Dementia Move

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Moving days are always a stressful event, and that stress tremendously increases for those who suffer from memory issues. As emotional as it is to leave a previous home for a new one, those with memory impairment are left more confused than anything. That’s why it is essential to add an extra level of defining care on moving days. Between having familiar faces present to planning the entirety of the day well before moving, there are many preventative measures that can be taken to help your moving day go as smooth as possible. Therefore, let’s dive into a few ways you can assist your loved one with dementia move worry-free.

 

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Topics: Senior Tips

Health Benefits of Peaches

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 1, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As you age your diet can become one of the most difficult things to regulate on a daily basis. From eating three square meals a day to getting proper nutritional value in those meals, there are many things to monitor as you eat. Therefore, finding out what foods for seniors offer the most positive benefits is essential. Among the leaders are peaches, which offer an abundance of health benefits for seniors. Without further ado, let’s dive into why peaches are a fantastic food to incorporate into your daily diet.

 

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Topics: Senior Tips

5 Ways to Transition a Loved One Into a Senior Living Facility

Posted by Conor Denton on Apr 17, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

One of the most challenging aspects of life is transitioning a loved one into senior living care. In this moment, their lives become altered, from waking up in the morning to walking around the neighborhood, their daily routine has been permanently changed. Accordingly, convincing them to accept their new life at a senior living facility can be equally as difficult. However, by following any number of the five steps that will be shared in this article, you should find both your loved one and yourself much happier during the process.

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Topics: Senior Living Facility

Getting Your Loved One Assisted Living Care

Posted by Conor Denton on Apr 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

 

One of the most difficult transitions in life is introducing assisted living to your parents or elderly loved ones. Although this transitional period calls for everyone eventually, it’s not easy to navigate through. By implementing some of the steps included in this article, you and your loved ones should be able to come to a firm agreement on what facility treats their needs best.

 

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Topics: Assisted Living

Elderly Loss: An Adult Child’s Death

Posted by Conor Denton on Apr 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM
 

Nothing in life can prepare you for death. Whether it be the death of a loved one, young or old, the grieving period that accompanies this troubling time is nothing short of heartbreaking. Being able to cope with tragedy is near impossible, yet essential in transitioning towards life afterward. Don’t let the sudden passing of a son or daughter engorge others propensity to stay stuck in place post-tragedy. Here are some topics to consider the Ins and Outs of an Adult Child’s Death.

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Topics: Elderly Loss

Successful Aging

Posted by Conor Denton on Apr 5, 2018 10:00:00 AM
 

How do you feel about getting older? Does the mere thought of retirement send chills down your spine and make you want to run for cover and start drinking anti-aging serums? Well, maybe it’s time to stop thinking about “retirement” and start thing about “successful aging.” Read on to understand the difference, and begin the process of growing older with intention, grace, and optimism.

  
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Topics: Successful Aging

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