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How to Help Your Loved Ones Stay Cool This Summer

Summer is approaching which means we are due for hotter temperatures during the day. For many, this is cause for celebration, as it is a chance for us to finally get outside and enjoy the outdoors. However, it is important to provide our elderly loved one’s with the comfort they’ll need as the days get […]

Differences Between Assisted Living & Nursing Homes

It’s a stressful decision to put your elderly loved ones in someone else’s care, but finding the right form of care for them doesn’t have to be difficult. There are numerous home care services, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes to choose from, each one catered to you and your elder’s specific needs. At Tysons […]

Why Independence is Important for Seniors

When your normal functioning begins to slow down, you may feel like your independence is being taken away from you. You either need additional support completing certain tasks or assistance making decisions. At Tysons Woods Assisted Living in the McLean, VA area, we’re proud to offer all-inclusive senior care that helps aging adults maintain their […]

What are the Four Levels of Hospice Care?

Hospice care, or “comfort care”, is a program that focuses on your loved one’s comfort and health as they enjoy the quality of life for the remainder of the time they have. At Tysons Woods Assisted Living, our hospice support services in Vienna, VA, are personalized to your loved one’s needs and preferences. Our caregivers […]

Great Ways to Keep Elders Engaged and Active

Staying active is important in every phase of life, but even more so for elders, as it has been proven to improve health and slow aging. Remaining active and engaged in your senior years can make you healthier, happier, and can reduce injury, depression, and anxiety. In contrast, remaining isolated and alone can be especially […]

How to Balance Support & Senior Independence

Though we want to provide support to our elders to make their lives easier, how do you determine how much help is too much? It is essential that we find a balance so that our eagerness does not hinder our elders from being independent. At Tysons Woods, we are dedicated to providing personalized elder assisted […]

Get Your Loved One Involved Over the Holidays

Celebrating the holidays in an assisted living community can be cozy, festive, and filled with heartfelt moments. It can be made even more meaningful to your elders when they spend those holiday moments with the people that matter most to them. At Tysons Woods Assisted Living, we aim to provide our residents with quality personal […]

How to Talk to Your Elders About Aging

As your loved ones age, you may notice them having a harder time doing certain activities around the house. Changes in lifestyle due to aging are a hard topic to approach with your elderly parents or grandparents, but it will be beneficial in keeping them safe and comfortable in the future. Therefore, planning the conversation […]

Best Ways Elders Can Enrich Their Lives

There can be many concerns when considering the best form of care for you loved one. If you are not able to meet their required level of care, it’s understandable that you would want someone who will commit their full attention to them. When this situation occurs, you might want to consider discussing with your […]

Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care

Hospice care and palliative care both aim to provide a better quality of life with relief from symptoms and side effects for people with a serious illness. They each have special care teams that address a person’s physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual needs. At Tysons Woods Assisted Living, we provide quality hospice support in […]