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How to Tell if Your Loved One Needs Memory Care

Watching a senior loved one’s cognitive abilities decline can be disheartening and upsetting. Indeed, a rapid deterioration may convince anyone that their elder requires Alzheimer’s or dementia care support. Yet while the memory problems that 40 percent of Americans over 65 suffer are frightening, only 1 percent of those cases progress to dementia annually. Therefore, […]

What to Expect When Sending Your Loved One to an Elder Care Facility

Transitioning a loved one to an elder assisted living facility is an emotionally charged and challenging decision for families. Therefore, you must approach the topic with sensitivity, understanding, and thorough preparation. By having honest conversations, preparing financially, and providing continual support, seniors and their families can facilitate their elder’s shift into assisted living.  At Tysons […]

Making the Switch to Hospice Care

If you’ve already moved a senior loved one into assisted living, the prospect of shifting them again probably sounds taxing. However, mounting health problems and life-limiting symptoms may demand professional hospice support services. Many assisted living facilities offer this option; nevertheless, hospice or palliative care support services are distinct from daily elder care in that […]

A Guide to the Different Types of Senior Care Services

America is getting older. The median age of US citizens is increasing, and high-quality senior care services have never been more in demand. The aging process presents physical and mental obstacles, making support services of different levels critical for those in their golden years. If you or a loved one finds daily routines increasingly challenging, […]

How to Make the Transition to Assisted Living

Transitioning from independent to elder assisted living is challenging for the seniors who undergo it and their loved ones who facilitate it. Indeed, identifying the right community and overcoming old lifestyle habits can feel impossible. While this process differs for everyone, you can help your elder by conducting careful facility research, connecting them with their […]

How to Exercise While Dealing with Chronic Conditions

Living with a chronic condition presents numerous challenges for anyone who wishes to remain physically active and fit, particularly seniors. Yet all-inclusive elder care centers offer an avenue—including medical advisement and recovery time—for residents with chronic conditions to maintain an active lifestyle. Additionally, these facilities provide specialized programs tailored to each individual’s needs and goals […]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Treatment costs for Alzheimer’s disease are projected to reach $1 trillion by 2050. This disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases worldwide, affecting over 5 million Americans. As National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, now is a time to reflect and seek out opportunities to educate ourselves further and advocate for those who cannot. Get familiarized […]

Palliative vs. Hospice Care

When a senior is stricken with a terminal illness, their loved ones face a difficult challenge: determining the proper care to relieve their elder’s burdens. Palliative and hospice care each serve unique purposes, and deciding between them depends on the end goal of your loved one’s treatment. Whichever you choose, seek a reliable elder care […]

4 Ways to Keep Your Elders Active

No matter how old an individual may be, one form of exercise cannot provide all the benefits that multiple forms combined can. The same goes for seniors: they should incorporate several kinds of activities into their lifestyle, especially if they live in an assisted living community. Specifically, they should experiment with exercises that cater to […]

How Aging Adults Can Connect with Loved Ones

In light of Join Hands Day—which is dedicated to bringing people together no matter their age—we reflect on the means through which elders can connect with loved ones. Indeed, those living in an assisted living community will want to maintain connections with family and friends as much as possible. If your senior lives in such […]