How To Know If Independent Living Is Right For Your Loved One
15 December 2015
Many people today are uninformed and confused about options available for elderly individuals. When looking for the right place for your aging parent or loved one, it is important to understand the differences between the various available options. The following are three of the most common: (there are other options and variants available):
Independent Living: This type of environment or home is for aging individuals who still have their wits about them and can take care of personal hygiene, cooking, and other personal needs.
Why A Senior Should Opt For An Assisted Living Community
13 December 2015
Have you decided to move in with a relative because you are a senior who needs a little help every now and then? Rather than moving into a family member's house, you may find that an assisted living community is a better option because it allows you to have your own home. Discover below what you should know about living in an assisted living community so you can decide if it is right for your needs.
How To Spread Holiday Cheer For Your Senior Living-Bound Loved One
12 December 2015
If your senior loved one resides in a senior living facility, you probably feel better in knowing that he or she is getting proper care and that he or she is in a safe place. However, you might worry that your loved one does not enjoy his or her new home, particularly during times like the holiday season. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can spread holiday cheer for your loved one during this exciting time of the year, so try these tips to put a smile on your loved one's face all season long.
Creating Comfort: 5 Things To Send With A Loved One To The Nursing Home
11 December 2015
When you are faced with no longer being able to personally care for an aging loved one, it can be difficult to transition to placing them in the care of a nursing home. Even though this transition is likely hard on you, it can be even more difficult for your loved one. The key to helping everything go a bit smoother is to help your family member feel comfortable with their surroundings.