When Home Is No Longer Safe for an Older Loved One: A Home Safety Checklist

If an older loved one is intent on living in their home as long as possible, but you have concerns for their safety, it’s important to know what to look for around the house. We list the areas around the house - and specific things in them - to take into account when making the decision to stay at home or move to a senior living community.

By |2024-05-22T17:51:22+00:00June 11, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

The Cognitive Changes in Older Loved Ones You Should Watch for

It’s normal for older adults to forget names or facts from time to time, but when it comes to signs of more serious cognitive decline including MCI (mild cognitive impairment) or Alzheimer’s disease, there are changes to look for that may indicate it’s time to talk with their physician about.

Wandering, Falls, Medication Mix-Ups and More: Warning Signs for Seniors Living at Home

The occasional minor incident or accident are to be expected as a loved one grows older, but when they wander, fall frequently, mistake or forget their medications, get lost, or forget to turn off the stove or oven, it’s time to

Why Good Nutrition Is So Important for Older Adults, and What It Might Mean When They Overlook Their Own Diet

As we grow older, the body’s ability to absorb certain nutrients decreases and eating a balanced diet becomes even more essential. This is especially true for those who have chronic health conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. Maintaining a good diet is increasingly important for seniors, but can be challenging for some. If you think your loved one isn’t able to prepare balanced meals like they used to, it may be time to consider other options.

Seniors and Personal Care: How to Help When Their Personal Appearance Is Neglected

Growing older can hold many blessings for individuals and their families. But time can also bring challenges and it’s never easy to see those you love struggling with daily life. Your parents' love [...]

By |2024-05-22T17:32:16+00:00April 6, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

Isolation in Seniors and Why Socialization Is So Important for Their Overall Wellbeing

Older adults may often find themselves alone – but it's usually not by choice. Whether it's due to mobility issues, health conditions, the loss of a spouse or not living near friends and [...]

By |2024-03-20T15:52:52+00:00April 2, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

Introverts and Senior Living: Why It’s a Surprisingly Good Fit

When a helping hand is needed, older adults and their families often consider senior living. With its advantages, such as accessible private residences, assistance with daily tasks and a variety of services and [...]

By |2024-03-12T15:16:58+00:00March 12, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

Depression in Older Adults: The Signs, Tips and Finding Help

As a mood disorder that affects the way we think, feel and act, depression in older adults can be a common problem but is not a normal part of aging. Significant life changes [...]

By |2024-02-14T14:23:29+00:00March 5, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Connect With Someone Living With Dementia

Feeling lonely, isolated and lacking in self-confidence or assurance can be common experiences for those living with dementia. Although it can be a challenge to communicate and share meaningful time together as the [...]

By |2024-01-22T18:28:11+00:00February 13, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments

The Signs of Stroke and What to Do If You See Them

For family members of an older adult, it's crucial to recognize the signs of a stroke. A timely response can be life-changing and lifesaving. As a significant health concern, families and friends should [...]

By |2024-01-22T18:28:46+00:00February 6, 2024|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments
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