The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors in Assisted Living

When considering options in assisted living, it is best to choose those that ensure physical therapy is available. In fact, as a major component of senior health, therapies of many kinds (including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other types of support) are incredibly beneficial. As one expert noted, in addition to the customized care that [...]

By |2020-03-18T23:59:20+00:00June 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Therapy|0 Comments

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