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Fun Water Activities You Can Do In Your Retirement!

By | August 20th, 2018|Categories: Activities|

Staying active as a senior can be difficult for a variety of reasons. However, water sports and activities are retirement-friendly activities that anyone can enjoy! Here are some of the best water sports you can partake in when you're a senior. Water aerobics Water aerobics works wonders on sore muscles and joints. Most seniors over the [...]

Specialized Care 101: Here Are Some Of The Activities Your Caregiver Can Do For Your Loved One

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care|

If your loved one needs access to specialized care because of Alzheimers disease or dementia, you might be wondering what they'll do for your loved one. The amount of attention a caregiver offers depends on the needs of the individual, but they all perform the same basic functions to help your loved one live their best [...]

Facts You Didn’t Know About Assisted Living Facilities

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Senior Living|

If you have been thinking about assisted living facilities, you might be weighing the pros and cons of specialized care for your loved one. To help you in your decision, here are some little-known facts about assisted living care. The number of seniors is expected to triple That's right: by 2040, the need for assisted care [...]

Green Spaces And The Impact They Have On The Mind

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A fascinating article posted on Earth.com described the link between green spaces and the mind. Evidence already exists showing the connection between cognitive decline and dementia to urban pollution and lifestyle -- by switching the focus and taking a look at the possible benefits of green environments, researchers at Barcelona Institute for Global Health were hoping to [...]

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Retirement

By | July 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

If you're at the age of retirement, you may be concerned about taking care of your mental health. Whether you're entering assisted living facilities, living at home, or moving to an Alzheimers care facility near you, mental health changes can affect anyone around the age of 63, the average age of retirement. Here are some of [...]

4 Things to Look For in an Alzheimer’s Care Facility

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Discovering that a loved one in your life has Alzheimer's or another form of dementia can be absolutely devastating. With over 5 million people in the US currently living with the degenerative disease, it is terrifying to know that someone you care about is now counted among them. However, every positive diagnosis comes with a family [...]

Choosing the Right Type of Senior Living Facility for Your Parent

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

When the Golden Years arrive, the senior in your life may need to look for assisted living facilities to ensure their health and wellbeing is properly cared for. How can you be sure you're picking the right type of facility? Here are the types of senior living facilities to consider before making your final decision. Adult [...]

Alzheimer’s: What to Expect After a Diagnosis

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

As your loved one ages, their mental health may be susceptible to illness and degradation. This can be a difficult time for everyone in your family, including friends. After your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimers, here is what to expect in the three stages of the disease. Mild (Early-Stage) In the early stages of Alzheimers, [...]

Seniors and Mental Health: Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

With mental health and wellness becoming a bigger priority in the United States, concerns regarding our retired population are still being put on the backburner. As of 2017, the World Health Organization estimates that nearly 15% of adults over the age of 60 have a mental health disorder. While 15% might not seem that high, this [...]

5 Reasons Adult Children May Not Consider Nursing Homes

By | May 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

There's a largely undiscussed issue in this country. Over 15 million American citizens are acting as unpaid caregivers for people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. Most of those caregivers are children looking after their parents. This is unfair for everyone involved, but many family members feel an obligation to take over this responsibility. Here [...]