As people get older, there can be a lingering thought in the back of the mind: when is the best time to sell the house? Some people may wonder if they need to sell their house at all. However, it can be difficult to get the support you or your loved one need with time, […]
When Only One Parent Needs Assisted Living
The aging process impacts everyone differently. It is not uncommon to find that your parent’s health and lifestyle needs change as they get older. While some seniors may require full-time care in an assisted living community, it’s not always the case that both parents will require this level of support. Moving a loved one into […]
Does Assisted Living Include Meals?
Assisted living communities exist for seniors who may struggle with some daily tasks but still want to retain as much of their independence as possible. They’re a popular choice for seniors who want the assistance they need but still want the ability to retain their autonomy. With all sorts of services and experiences, they’re an […]
What Kind of Support is Available When Caring For Your Elderly Parents?
As we age, it can become more difficult to navigate the daily chores and challenges that go into maintaining a house and taking care of yourself. These sentiments hold for our parents; as they age, getting help managing these challenges can be important. If you want support with caring for your elderly parents, there are […]
How to Ease the Transition to Assisted Living
Assisted living offers more than a place to sleep—it provides a community to join. Residents can meet new people, try new things, and utilize essential services and amenities. However, your loved one may struggle as they move into their new home. You can ease the transition to assisted living in several ways for your loved […]
How Often to Visit a Parent in a Nursing Home
Moving into a senior living residence, like any move, can come with many adjustments. A new home changes the community your parents interact with every day. In assisted living, your loved one will have the chance to enjoy company face-to-face. But the move also changes how often you visit them. The change might mean you […]
When Aging Parents Can’t Live Alone
As we age, many changes occur, some of which can be challenging to handle. Living alone is one change that many seniors can find difficult. If you suspect an aging parent may require assistance or a move into an assisted living or memory care community, there are a few signs you should be looking for. […]
What are ADLs? (Activities of Daily Living)
If you’re looking into senior living options for a loved one, you may come across terms like ADLs and IADLs that you’ve never heard before. These are categories of daily living activities that can make a significant difference in your loved one’s life, and determine whether they need to live in assisted living or memory […]
What Are the Differences Between Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Respite Care?
Aging is a natural part of life. As your loved one ages, they may no longer be able to live independently without putting themselves in danger. When this happens, serious decisions about their care must be made, and it may be time to consider assisted living, memory care, or respite care. It can be confusing […]
11 Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living
Because moving into a senior living community is such a big step, it requires a lot of thought and planning. If you or your loved one are considering moving into a senior living community, you may be wondering when you should begin looking. Some seniors are eager to relocate to senior living communities. Others are […]