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Assisted Living is Not as Expensive as You May Think

If you’re getting a little too tired with all your household chores and are thinking of assisted living facilities, expenses should not be your worry. Your concerns should include things like whether or not you like the environment and working staff of the assisted living facility and whether the meal program works for you or [...]

By |2019-08-12T23:29:33+00:00August 12th, 2019|Finance|0 Comments

Senior Driving Safety: How to Keep Your Elders Safe on the Road

You want to ensure that your loved ones are always safe, especially when performing a potentially dangerous activity like driving a car. You also want to make sure that they aren’t dangerous to other road users. There a few simple things you can do to keep them safe on the road, let’s look at some [...]

By |2019-07-10T11:00:17+00:00July 10th, 2019|Road Safety|Comments Off on Senior Driving Safety: How to Keep Your Elders Safe on the Road

Healthy Aging Tips: Living Better, Longer

Living an active life as we age is important, especially as average life expectancies continue to increase. While some people imagine that they will end up in a walker, this doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, taking care of your body can mean that you will live a better life for a longer [...]

By |2019-06-13T11:00:09+00:00June 13th, 2019|Health, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Healthy Aging Tips: Living Better, Longer

Senior Assisted Living Facilities: Signs it Might Be Time for Assisted Living

For most children, the decision to help their aging parents move out of their home and relocate to a senior assisted living facility is usually a difficult one, both practically and emotionally. Nevertheless, the decision is a smart one as it’s intended to keep the senior safe and well taken care of. But how can [...]

By |2019-02-18T14:03:59+00:00February 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Senior Assisted Living Facilities: Signs it Might Be Time for Assisted Living

When Independent Living is a Challenge: 4 Ways Assisted Living Homes Help Seniors Live Their Best Lives

Making the decision to take your loved one to an assisted living facility can be tough. Seniors who experience physical challenges while still retaining their mental abilities may balk at the idea of group living. Everyone has heard the horror stories about overworked staff members, subpar care, and limited services that leave residents feeling more [...]

By |2019-02-18T13:35:23+00:00February 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Independent Living is a Challenge: 4 Ways Assisted Living Homes Help Seniors Live Their Best Lives

4 Senior Care Services to Lighten the Burden on the Sandwich Generation

Many adults between the ages of 30 and 60 are living in what is known as the "Sandwich Generation". Caught between supporting their still-dependent children and aging parents, these people carry large financial, emotional, and physical loads to provide for everyone in their household. However capable these family pillars may be, there always comes a [...]

By |2019-02-15T16:24:55+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Senior Care Services to Lighten the Burden on the Sandwich Generation

4 Questions to Help You Find the Perfect Assisted Living Home

  Your home is more than just a place. It’s a refuge from the stress of outside life, a comfortable place to enjoy family and friends and your personal kingdom. But when age and illness make it impossible to live on your own, a safe home can be hard to find. At Heidi’s Haven, we [...]

By |2019-02-15T15:06:15+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Questions to Help You Find the Perfect Assisted Living Home

Assisted Living Facilities: Why Size Matters

There will come a time when you will have to make important decisions regarding your parents’ overall well-being. One of the smartest decisions to make is to place your aging parents in a welcoming, caring place where they will receive the best care possible. This is where assisted living facilities come in. The size of [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:23:23+00:00February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Assisted Living Facilities: Why Size Matters

Aspects That Make Adult Day Care a Viable Option

Today, senior caregiving is considered as an essential element of day-to-day life for millions of families across the U.S. For adults who are going into their senior years but do not require 24/7 medical support; adult day care is an option that they can explore. Most facilities that offer this senior care option are focused [...]

By |2019-01-24T12:02:45+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Aspects That Make Adult Day Care a Viable Option

Benefits of Personalized Respite Care for Seniors

According to a comprehensive study by JAMA Internal Medicine, family members who care for their aging loved ones, particularly those with disabilities, are more likely to suffer physical and emotional difficulty. From the earliest writings on senior care, caregivers articulated the need for getting breaks from the constant demands of offering adult care. Respite represents [...]

By |2019-01-24T11:45:53+00:00January 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Benefits of Personalized Respite Care for Seniors