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

How to Stay Connected with Loved Ones in Assisted Living During COVID-19

2020 has been a rough year for just about everyone. It's safe to say that no one has made it through the past six months without at least one major setback. But, for some people, it has been a more trying time than for others. The elderly and immunocompromised have had to take extra steps [...]

By |2020-07-08T16:51:25+00:00August 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health, Senior Safety|0 Comments

Health Tips for Those in Assisted Living During COVID-19

Here at Heidi’s Haven, our number one goal is providing quality care for our residents. This means guaranteeing that they are not only safe and comfortable but also healthy. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, we remain vigilant that our residents’ health is the ultimate priority. If you or a loved one is [...]

By |2020-07-08T16:45:28+00:00July 15th, 2020|Assisted Living, Health|0 Comments

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