1. What Features to Look For in an Assisted Living Facility

    Selecting the right assisted living facility for yourself or your loved one can seem like an overwhelming job. After all, you want to ensure that the best care is provided and that desired comfort levels are met. Knowing certain features to look for in a facility can help you to narrow down the mani…Read More

  2. How to Talk to Kids about an Elderly Loved One’s Memory Problems

    When a loved one experiences illnesses like Alzheimer's disease and dementia and the manifestations associated with such ailments can be difficult for anyone to bear. The challenges of coping with the changes these maladies bring about may be especially challenging for children who are not yet old e…Read More

  3. The Problem of Depression and Seniors

    Being a senior citizen is becoming harder as families split apart and become more independent in the new economy. There was a time when all families lived together all their lives. The most senior members of the household were respected as sagacious and benevolent. They were usually given the final …Read More

  4. How to Bring Up the Discussion About Assisted Living

    You've noticed that your dad or mom is having difficulty with some of his or her daily activities, such as cooking, dressing, and medication management. But you've been putting off having a conversation about assisted living communities because you're afraid of how your aging loved one might react. …Read More

  5. What is Memory Care?

    Memory care refers to the services provided to individuals with diagnosed memory impairment in a residential facility. Often diagnosed memory loss is due to Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Memory care may be offered in a standalone facility. It is also available as a special care unit in so…Read More

  6. 7 Best Exercises for Seniors

    7 Best Exercises for Seniors Exercising as you get older is very important. Making sure you are in good shape can help you lead a healthier and more fulfilling life as you get older. Seniors do not have to do a rigorous workout, but there are some exercises that can help them. Of course, you need to…Read More

  7. Top 5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Assisted Living Community

    Top 5 Things to Consider When Selecting an Assisted Living Community If you need some help with some of your daily activities, such as dressing yourself or cooking, but you don't need the full-time nursing care a nursing home provides, an assisted living facility may be a good choice for you. Not al…Read More

  8. How Often Should You Visit?

    How Often Should You Visit? Family members are often unsure about how to go about visiting a loved one that resides in an assisted living facility. They may not know when they can visit, how long one should stay, and how often they should arrive. Every case varies; however, here are a few things to …Read More

  9. The Stress of Alzheimer’s

    Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Much of the in-home caregiving is often done by their children. Caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s disease is emotionally and physically stressful. Here are a few ideas to help you manage your stress so you can give compassionate an…Read More

  10. Taking Care of Your Teeth

    Importance of taking care of your teeth Good oral health is a critical aspect of an individual’s life. However, as one continues to age, the risk factors associated with oral health matters develop and in some cases bad matters may make issues worse. Therefore, if one wishes to continue drinking, …Read More