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3 Compassionate Steps To Help Your Parent Transition Into Assisted Living

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Deciding that it's time for your parent to move to an assisted living community can be difficult. You may worry about their mental, physical, and emotional healthy during this transition. But by taking the right steps, you can make this move as smooth as possible. The following are three basic steps that you can take [...]

Staying Active: How To Keep Your Elderly Loved Ones Moving

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

As your parent or aging loved one gets older, it can be easy to give in to sedentary lifestyle. Whether they do so because of painful symptoms or general fatigue, sitting in place all day can actually be detrimental to their health. But by moving their bodies and staying active, they can keep their bodies healthier [...]

5 Tips For Explaining Alzheimer’s To Your Children

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

The first time that grandma or grandpa forgets your child's name can be a heartbreaking moment. In that moment, your child may feel frightened and confused -- and your mind might start racing with the difficult conversations to come. While this is a difficult life stage, there are strategies you can use to help your child [...]

Aging Seniors Should Stay Active in Memory Care Nursing Homes, and Here’s Why

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

Did you know that almost 70% of Americans turning 65 will end up needing long-term care at some point in their lives? Whether that care is at a memory care nursing home or an assisted living facility, it's important to make sure that while they're living there, your aging loved one stays active. When we say [...]

Here Are Some of the Most Important Amenities for Memory Care Facilities to Have

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

Age and time are both things we can't escape, and when it comes time for your loved ones to consider assisted living facilities or memory care facilities, you need to be prepared. The most important part? Making sure a particular nursing home or assisted living facility has all of the amenities that your loved one needs [...]

How To Choose The Best Assisted Living Facility For Your Elderly Loved One

By | July 11th, 2017|Categories: Senior Living|

While many Americans can live functionally after they're retired at the average age of 63, living alone can become more difficult the older one gets. If your loved one is beginning to have trouble living by themselves -- for instance, they're experiencing memory problems, have suffered from injuries or illnesses, or experience frequent falls -- it [...]

5 Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease to Know About

By | June 16th, 2017|Categories: News|

  Realizing a loved one has Alzheimer's isn't an easy thing to do, but it's important that you know exactly how to identify early signs of this memory disorder. The sooner you can identify the warning signs, the sooner you can make plans for memory care, nursing homes, or some other kind of assisted living facility. Here [...]

5 Signs of Poor Nursing Home Care

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: News, Senior Living|

Leaving your loved one in the hands of a nursing home staff can be both relieving and stressful. On one hand, you know that your loved one is being assisted with daily tasks. But on the other, there's no concrete way for you to monitor their safety. If you're concerned about the safety and security of [...]

Looking at Memory Care Facilities? Here Are Some Questions to Ask

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Senior Living|

When the time comes for you to help your loved one choose a memory care facility, the process can seem a little bit daunting. After all, it's important to make sure your loved one has absolutely everything they need for a comfortable and safe environment. Whether you're considering a memory care facility right now or you [...]

5 Important Facts You Need to Know About Dementia

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: News|

Dementia isn't something pleasant to think about, but when you do think about it, knowing the facts is imperative. Whether a loved one is living with dementia or you're concerned the condition will soon start affecting them, it's crucial to know what you're dealing with. Here are a few important facts you should know about dementia [...]