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Marissa Salvesen

By: Marissa Salvesen on June 20th, 2016

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5 Ways to Take a Vacation from Caregiving

Aging & Caregiving

Summer is here - school is out for children, everyone is enjoying the beach, the picnics, and the warmer weather... but for many caregivers, it can be hard to take a break. When an aging loved one needs frequent visits, daily phone calls, and help managing medical appointments, meals, household responsibilities and more, a vacation can seem like a distant dream!

5 Ways to Take a Vacation from Caregiving

Is it really practical to think you might be able to get a much-needed break this summer? We think so! Check out the infographic below to find out more...


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About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

Our Blog is a 2016 Platinum Generations Award Winner! The Generations Award is an annual international competition for excellence in senior marketing recognizing professionals who have communicated to the 50+ Mature Markets.