Creating Comfort: 5 Things To Send With A Loved One To The Nursing Home

Posted on: 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.
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Retirement Home Planning Tips

Posted on: 10 December 2015

Living in the American northeast can take a toll on your body, especially with its long, cold winters. As a result, more people are considering purchasing a home in the south for when they get older. The homes that they are purchasing are designed for aging bodies, with minimal stairs and stable areas where people can navigate slowly even when using a walker. However, getting that retirement home in the warmth takes a decent amount of planning.
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Tips On Encouraging Family Participation In Elderly Care

Posted on: 10 December 2015

When it comes to caring for seniors, all of the services and equipment a high quality nursing home can offer cannot replace the loving care of family members. The quality of life of a nursing home resident suffers enormously if he or she never has family members like children and grandchildren visiting.  If you're caring for the elderly, you should do what you can to encourage family members to visit as much as possible.
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How To Adjust To Retirement

Posted on: 10 December 2015

You may feel that your work is the biggest aspect of your life that defines you, but it can be challenging to use your job as a sole source of your identity, especially when you eventually retire. Therefore, as you retire to a retirement home, it is time to make sure that you do not experience any adverse side effects to retirement. Maintain Your Relationships Many of your friendships have likely come from your place of work and it isn't as difficult to remain in-touch with your fellow workers when you see them everyday.
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