Why Assisted Living Can Provide Independence

Many times, seniors and their loved ones will wonder if assisted living is truly the right solution. Seniors might feel as though they are giving up their independence by moving into an assisted living community, but that’s not necessarily the case. Seniors need that sense of independence to continue being present as they age. They [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 24th, 2016|Assisted Living|0 Comments

Common Types of Dementia

There are a variety of different kinds of dementia, but there are some that are more common than others. The most common and most well-known form of dementia would be Alzheimer’s. There are a few others that aren’t quite as well-known but are also common, though. These are vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 21st, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Benefits of Intergenerational Connections

Having close relationships with people of different ages is really beneficial for each person in that relationship. Every generation has something to provide, no matter how old or young, so you’ll always be able to learn from someone of a different age. Seniors have lived through a lot and have life experience that they can [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 17th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Benefits of Friendship

When we were young, it was pretty easy to make friends. We talked to the other kids at school, invited our neighbors over to play, and generally knew other kids wanted friends as much as we did. As an adult, making friends might be a little more difficult, but it is still possible. Having a [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 16th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

When Spouses Age Differently

Spouses who grow old together will have their fair share of ups and downs throughout their marriage. Eventually, a problem they might face together is that they will be aging at different speeds. One might still be able to mostly do daily tasks independently while the other is beginning to deal with a form of [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:49-05:00August 11th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Tips for Long-Distance Care-Giving

Tips for Long-Distance Care-giving If your parent(s) or grandparent(s) live far away from you, it might be hard as you get older to feel you are truly there for them in the way they need you. Here are a few tips and thoughts and being a long-distance caregiver. Define your role. If you have siblings, [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:13-05:00July 26th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Tips for Assisted Living Furniture

There are a lot of items to think about packing when you’re moving to a new place. When you’re moving to an assisted living community, it might be hard to know which items to bring and which to bring behind. Here are some thoughts on the furniture you should be bringing with you. Make sure [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:34:14-05:00July 24th, 2016|Assisted Living|0 Comments