1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. What to Look For in Assisted Living

    What to Look For in an Assisted Living Facility Finding the right assisted living facility for a loved one is one of the most significant decisions someone makes in his or her life as it determines where his or her loved one spends the rest of their life. It is normal for adult children to feel a va…Read More

  5. Fighting Depression

    Tips to Help Seniors Handle Depression after Moving to Assisted Living Homes Several seniors go through a series of life changes that expose them to depression. One of these changes is moving to an assisted living facility, which is not an easy step for most seniors. Depression is not a normal part …Read More

  6. How to Handle Dementia

    How to Handle Dementia Dementia can become a part of life as one gets older. Symptoms can include changes in personality, reasoning impairment, and difficulty with memory. Alzheimer's disease is a very common form of this type of disease. Dementia is often classified as mild, moderate, or severe. He…Read More

  7. Walkers vs. Wheelchairs

    Walkers vs. Wheelchairs Wheelchair Or Walker: Which One Should You Choose? If you or someone you know is having difficulty walking, there are several remedies out there that can aid this process, making it easier to move around. Walkers and wheelchairs are some of the best options for those who are …Read More

  8. Why an Assisted Living Facility Might Be Right for You after an Injury

    Why an Assisted Living Facility Might Be Right for You after an Injury Many people think of an assisted living facility as a place for the elderly. In fact, there are many people that can benefit from an assisted living facility. One of the best times to explore an assisted living facility regardles…Read More

  9. The Balance of Sleep for Seniors

    The Balance of Sleep for Seniors Sleep is important to the human body. A consistent sleep schedule is even more essential as we get older. A lack of sleep can lead to cognitive difficulties, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, and heart disease. The elderly are even more susceptible …Read More

  10. Making Hard Decisions about Assisted Living

    Making Hard Decisions about Assisted Living At no time is the unfairness of life more evident than late middle age. Just when finances have stabilized; the last tuition bill paid; the last child out of the house; and retirement at least imaginable, a parent or aging loved one starts failing. Recall …Read More