Deciding to transition into a senior living facility is not an easy decision. Some seniors wait until injuries or illness forces them to move into an assisted living community. However, it is better to make a choice long before your circumstances force you. Here are some benefits that assisted living can offer. Social Community Assisted living centers allow senior residents to become part of a robust social community. Typically, senior citizens are more likely to suffer from loneliness.
17 August 2021
When your loved one needs to go into an assisted living facility, you have a very important decision to make. As you tour different facilities, you will want to look for a number of things in the facility to determine if it is the right one for your loved one. Keep reading to learn a few tips as you move forward with your tours. Look at How Clean the Facility Is
7 May 2021
The aging process often changes how senior adults think. While no one wants to think about their loved one losing their memory, the truth is that it tends to happen to some degree to most seniors as they get older. Mild memory loss is often overcome with the help of alarms, calendars, and other devices. However, there tends to come a point when living alone becomes dangerous for seniors who are unable to think properly.
17 June 2019
The past several weeks have been a flurry of activity, and it is nice to finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. While it's been hard sorting through a lifetime of memories and making big decisions about what to keep, you've also made space in your life to have a bit of fun. Setting up your new apartment is the reward you get to enjoy after all of that decluttering.
28 February 2017
If you are enrolling in a short-term rehabilitation center after an accident or medical incident, then you will likely be spending the majority of your time in various forms of therapy to help speed up your recovery. During most of your therapy sessions, you will want to wear loose, comfortable clothing. This will allow you to move freely and also allow your therapists and nurses to assist you as necessary. However, you should also consider bringing one dressier outfit with you to your rehabilitation center.
15 July 2016
If your parent has some health issues that prevent them from being left alone, yet they enjoy the freedom of being able to roam around, an adult day care center can be the best choice. What you need to make sure of is that you select a space that your parent would enjoy going to. Keeping active while older is one of the best methods to a better memory and a longer, high-quality life.
15 July 2016
When you have a family member who is dealing with Alzheimer's or dementia, it can be so crucial to keep them involved with some activities that improve their mental health. As holiday seasons approach, it can be a great time to have them partake in some fun activities that are based on the holiday to keep their spirits up but which also challenge them mentally. No matter what the holiday may be, from Independence Day to Christmas, think of some ideas you can do during the holidays with your loved one to help them.
7 June 2016