Tag Archives: assisted living

Making the Switch to Hospice Care

October 18, 2023

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 […]

Personal Senior Care: What Is It and What Does It Entail?

July 19, 2023

When your senior frequently relies on family and friends for assistance, it might signal the need to explore support options. And though understanding the nature of personal senior care can appear complicated, it need not be. Within assisted living facilities, skilled caregivers help your elderly family member regain the ability to accomplish the activities they […]

Assisted Living vs. Independent Living

March 15, 2023

Over 800,000 people reside in assisted living facilities in the United States, a statistic that highlights the critical role they play for seniors in modern society. Yet when they investigate such housing options, seniors’ loved ones struggle to differentiate between assisted living from independent living. Each comes with distinct costs, medical support, family involvement, and […]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November 28, 2022

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 […]

Why An Assisted Living Community Will Keep Your Loved One Safe

September 14, 2022

September 22nd marks Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Slip & falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits. It’s a public health issue and one that many must take seriously, especially seniors who live alone. For the safest senior housing facility, consider staff availability, caregiver experience, resident privacy, emergency preparedness, individualized care, and overall […]

4 Ways to Keep Your Elders Active

June 16, 2022

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 […]