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

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

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