Alzheimer’s And Agitation: What Caregiver’s Should Know

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

For the more than 5 million people living with Alzheimer's in the United States, memory loss is not the only symptom of their condition. This disease can manifest in several ways, and for many people, agitation is a significant symptom. If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's it's important to understand the roots [...]

5 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Memory Care Facility

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

You want the best for your aging loved one, and this can make choosing a specialized care facility all the more difficult. This is especially true when choosing a memory care residence. Fortunately, by asking the right questions on your visits, you can ensure that you choose a facility that has your family member's safety and [...]

Memory Care vs. Assisted Living: Which Is Right For Your Loved One?

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News, Senior Living|

When it comes to making a long-term care plan for your loved one, it's important to understand all of your options. Among nursing homes, assisted living facilities and memory care facilities are two of the most popular types of care options. But which is right for your loved one? By understanding the main differences between these [...]

Does Your Parent Have Alzheimer’s? How To Have More Meaningful Conversations

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Memory Care, News|

As your parent's Alzheimer's symptoms progress, you may be holding on to memories of long talks at the kitchen table. But it may feel like this disease, which makes up to 80% of dementia diagnoses, is trying to rob you of that. It does not have to feel this way. When you visit your parent in [...]

Is Your Loved One Transitioning To Assisted Living? How To Stay Connected

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: News, Senior Living|

When an aging parent or loved one transitions into an assisted living community, the rest of the family needs to transition as well. While it once may have been convenient to visit, spend time together, and stay in contact, your loved one's living situation may pose a new challenge. Fortunately, there are specific steps that you [...]

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 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 [...]