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Assisted Living Myths

When you think of assisted living, what comes to mind? If it's high monthly bills, lonely hallways, and a slightly prettier version of a nursing home, you might be surprised. Today, over 800,000 Americans are in assisted living. And, they aren't all rich or in need of round-the-clock medical care. In fact, an incredibly diverse population can [...]

By |2021-05-14T19:15:12+00:00June 15th, 2021|Assisted Living|0 Comments

Assisted Living Health Benefits for Seniors

As of this year, 7 percent of older Americans require living assistance. With almost a fifth of the US population predicted to be over 65 years of age by 2050, that number will only continue to grow. Are you a family member concerned with how to care lovingly for an aging parent? Or perhaps you’re an [...]

By |2021-05-10T17:06:08+00:00May 15th, 2021|Assisted Living, Senior Safety|0 Comments

What You Can Expect When Dining in Assisted Living

When you're staying in an assisted living community, you should feel at home during every meal. We know that food is about enjoying the present moment, whether you're with friends, family, or having a relaxing meal by yourself. Order your favorite comfort foods, taste local flavors, and enjoy local traditions. Food means love in every culture. Have fun chatting with your servers and [...]

By |2021-04-05T13:37:22+00:00April 15th, 2021|Assisted Living, Dining|0 Comments

The Quality of Life in Assisted Living Homes

Assisted living is a popular topic for older adults. Of course, when searching for the ideal solution, quality of life and other topics come into play. As the population ages, there are literally millions of people who need assisted living support of some kind. Residential care facilities and other elder care services, including memory care, [...]

Long-Term Care Insurance: Worth the Cost?

Insurance is designed as a solution to assist with the expenses of life. There are several different products available for various needs, including long-term care insurance. This coverage is designed to provide specific assistance with assisted living and end-of-life care for those who need it. This insurance isn’t comprehensive and won’t cover every single expense [...]

By |2021-01-23T21:05:16+00:00February 15th, 2021|Assisted Living, Concepts, Finance|0 Comments

24-Hour Assisted Living Care

Everyone has different needs when it comes to assisted living and in-home care. When you have an aging parent that needs more help with their life than you can provide, it might be time to consider assisted care, elder care, and other services that can offer the support that your loved one needs and take [...]

By |2021-01-23T20:58:36+00:00January 15th, 2021|Assisted Living, Dimentia, Health, Residential, Senior Safety|0 Comments

What Level of Senior Living is Best for You?

Historians may tell our great-grandchildren that the past 100 years was the age of specialization. Doctors, lawyers, and counselors all specialize. So do residential homes for senior care. Decades ago, there were only a few terms to describe facilities for senior living, terms we might now find pejorative, like: “the old folks home.” Today there [...]

How Assisted Living Facilities Prepare for Flu Season

Flu season, 2020, portends to be a very interesting time for our world, our nation, and especially for nursing and retirement homes. The COVID-19 pandemic is not even in the rearview mirror and the annual year-end influenza season is approaching us head-on. Some may be tempted to think that, with all the pandemic precautions we’ve [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:11:43+00:00November 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Residential, Senior Safety|0 Comments

What to Look for in an Assisted Living Facility During COVID-19

In one respect, searching for a retirement or assisted living facility in the waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic is the worst possible time. Many facilities are still quarantined to one degree or another. Many residents are wary of enduring the restrictions placed upon them throughout the year. Those who are investigating facilities to find [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:00:33+00:00October 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Residential, Senior Safety|0 Comments

Successfully Transitioning into an Assisted Living Community

For many people, moving into an assisted living community can be an incredibly stressful time of life. No one wants to think that they are too old to live on their own or that its time to leave their lifelong home. For some people, they may experience loneliness or even depression if the transition is [...]

By |2020-07-08T16:57:56+00:00September 15th, 2020|Assisted Living|0 Comments