3 Things Experts Look for in Senior Living
A couple of months ago I got a call from a buddy of mine from High School. His mother was helping her parents find a senior living community. She was concerned. She didn’t know anything about senior living or retirement homes, and she didn’t want to make a mistake. It was her parents, after all. […]
What Makes an Exceptional Professional Caregiver?
Entering our senior years means that, for many of us, we should expect to need some assistance in caring for ourselves, especially if we have memory issues or other chronic conditions. That said, what should our expectations be for excellent care for ourselves or a loved one in these challenging times?
Peace of Mind in Uncertain Times
Selecting the right senior living facility takes faith whether you are a potential resident or the resident’s family. After doing your research and taking the facility tours, you make a decision on the place that appears to meet your unique and evolving needs. However, “what if” questions may linger.
When is it Right to Bring Mom or Dad Home?
While what happened in Washington was as much about how the facility responded to exposure, as the exposure itself, the uncomfortable truth is that most facilities – most people, in fact – will face some sort of exposure to COVID-19 in the next few months.
We’re better together: combating senior depression
What can America do to address depression in older adults before it becomes an epidemic? Nearly 1 in 5 adults 65+ will face depression as they age, which may increase the risk of injury and higher mortality rates. Ten thousand people turn 65 every day in the U.S., and this number will spike in the next 5 years.
The elephant in the room.
Are you or a loved one suffering from loneliness or having difficulties with household responsibilities, personal care, getting to medical appointments and more? It’s likely time to talk about living in more socially engaging, worry free, safe and compassionate setting, like a senior lifestyle community.
Resolve To Have More Fun Next Year!
If these are your golden years why not make a golden resolution? Instead of resolving to exercise to lose weight, diet to lose weight, or to lose weight, why not resolve to have more fun?
Could the holidays be the best time for “The Talk”?
Whether you are a child, parent or caregiver, “the talk” about the need for elder care or assisted living is never easy. Here are tools to tackle it.
The Dangers of Loneliness for Older Adults
Is loneliness impacting your health and quality of life? Learn more about the health dangers and challenges loneliness can cause.
How much does it cost to age?
The reality is that we need to take off our rose-colored glasses, grab a pencil and paper, and start crunching numbers as soon as possible