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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 [...]

Searching For a Quality Nursing Home Facility? Make Sure Your Aging Parents Are In Good Hands

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Having a parent who is starting to show signs of memory loss can be extremely difficult for everyone involved. Your entire life, your parents seemed untouchable. Now, as they continue to age poorly each year, you're noticing that they are, just like everybody else, human after all. Almost 70% of all Americans turning 65 years old [...]

5 Ways to Stop Anxiety Over Long Term Care

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

Eventually, it will come time to help your loved one transition into an Alzheimers care facility. Your family will face many difficulties and a time of sorrow, but ultimately you are making the right decision. The level of support your loved one will receive at an Alzheimers care facility is unmatched by any other option. Still, [...]

Unpaid Alzheimer’s Care and Why it is a Bad Idea

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimer's is a difficult disease to deal with for both families and their afflicted loved one. While life can still be enjoyable with dementia, it is certainly more difficult to achieve a stable quality of life. This hardship can be passed on to family members attempting to handle care all by themselves instead of utilizing assisted [...]

What Do Assisted Living Facilities Assist With?

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

Dementia is a heart-wrenching disease that affects far too many people worldwide. It can be a struggle both for the afflicted and for friends and family. That said, there are many ways assisted living facilities can mitigate the stress of daily activities for those who have Alzheimers. Today, 63 is the average age of retirement. Many [...]

7 Ways to Make Your Parent’s Nursing Home Transition Easier

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

As your parents get older, it is likely that they will need to receive long-term care at some point. In fact, this will be true for 70% of Americans turning 65 years old. Nursing homes are a good option, but for individuals living with dementia, memory care centers are their best bet to live a comfortable [...]

What Makes a Nursing Home Perfect For Your Elderly Loved One?

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Senior Living|

Dealing with an aging parent can be one of the most difficult parts of life. Sadly, most people have to go through this at some point in their life, whether it's witnessing a parent struggle with certain activities that they used to accomplish with ease, or watching another elderly close relative or friend suffer from severe [...]

How To Become a Specialized Caregiver For Dementia Patients

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, Senior Living|

For some time now, memory care facilities have been the best option for elderly individuals with dementia to live a comfortable life. Family members might protest, often attempting to provide the same care for a loved one by themselves. For this reason, over 15 million Americans are unpaid caregivers for people afflicted with Alzheimers or different [...]

How to Help a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Experience Joy

By | March 15th, 2018|Categories: Memory Care, News|

Alzheimers is, as of this moment, an incurable disease that affects cognitive functioning, memory, and the ability for those who unfortunately have this condition to do most of their day to day tasks. Alzheimers affects over 5 million U.S. citizens, and while they are primarily people age 65 and over, younger adults can be affected as [...]