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How an Assisted Living Community Can Help a Senior with Vision Loss 

It is difficult enough for a senior to struggle with vision issues or vision loss, but to add to the challenge is the fact that everyday tasks may suddenly become nearly impossible. This can lead to an overall reduction in quality of life, as well as health and safety issues. The good news is that [...]

By |2020-03-18T23:46:26+00:00May 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Lifestyle, Senior Safety|0 Comments

5 Ways Assisted Living Can Help You Maintain Your Mobility as You Age

Anyone over the age of 50 already knows that we each age differently. That neighbor who seems to be incredibly sedentary may remain flexible and agile for decades longer than anyone else. There is not a lot we can do to predict how we age, but there IS a lot we can do to address [...]

By |2020-03-18T23:32:06+00:00April 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Lifestyle, Senior Safety|0 Comments

How Seniors Can Stay Active at an Assisted Living Facility

By now, most of us are aware that there are many differences between an assisted living facility and a nursing home. In general, those who opt to move into an assisted living facility need some support with personal care and some housekeeping tasks, they may benefit from visits with registered nurses and local doctors paying [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:42:23+00:00March 13th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Independent vs. Assisted Living – Which Living Option is Best?

Ask your older family members if the idea of independent living appeals to them, and it is likely that you will hear many say they want to remain independent as long as possible. That, however, is not the same as independent living. There is a wide array of senior housing options in the modern world [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:42:48+00:00February 13th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

The Differences Between Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes

It is not unusual for people to wish to remain “at home” for as long as possible in their later life, but there may come a time when it is too isolating or even a bit unsafe. For example, a loved one who is unsteady on their feet, facing some medical challenges, or just a [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:43:16+00:00January 20th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Assisted Living Facilities: What to Avoid When Visiting Someone Who Has Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be difficult. This disease affects the brain, making it harder to perform everyday tasks. Usually, it affects older people, starting to develop after they turn 50. Sadly, there is currently no cure or way of preventing the onset of the disease. Dementia might cause symptoms like difficulty [...]

By |2019-08-08T22:31:23+00:00December 15th, 2019|Health|Comments Off on Assisted Living Facilities: What to Avoid When Visiting Someone Who Has Dementia

How Can Assisted Living Help Seniors with Dementia?

If you are on the lookout for a residence for a senior with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other cognitive impairment, an assisted living facility is an excellent choice. These are the places where seniors with dementia can get 24/7 attention and specialized care. Assisted living communities can sometimes be on dedicated floors because the environment [...]

By |2019-10-20T17:22:56+00:00November 15th, 2019|Dimentia|0 Comments

Important Questions To Ask When Taking An Assisted Living Community Tour

Finding the perfect assisted living facility for your loved ones is an important decision you have to make at some point. This process of finding the perfect assisted living community for your loved one can be quite overwhelming.  After all, everyone wants a place that goes beyond the basic care needs to better support the [...]

By |2019-09-20T19:05:23+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Residential|0 Comments

How to be a Good Senior Citizen Assisted Living Roommate

For some people, moving or making your way into some assisting living center or community can be a completely different transition due to a variety of reasons. Sometimes you have to live in the middle of a senior citizen community where two generations of senior and young groups have to balance their lifestyles and add [...]

By |2019-09-20T19:02:41+00:00September 12th, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

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