Assisted Living

How to Create a Care Plan

Serving as a caregiver to an aging loved one is stressful enough without a plan of care for the future in place. Without a plan of care created, sudden changes in a loved one's health and well-being can potentially cause added stress, confusion and disruption in everyone's lives if an unforeseen event were to occur. While we can't predict the future or keep unwanted events from happening, creating a care plan can help to make unexpected events easier to handle for everyone involved, while giving your aging loved one peace of mind that they will be well taken care of.

Sleep & Dementia: Is There a Connection?

Have you ever woken up from a night of sleep where you just feel like you didn't sleep at all? What about waking up in the morning after getting up multiple times during the night? A good night's rest is extremely important for anyone of age, however, it's now being found that a good night of sleep can also hellp to keep dementia away.

Controlling Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

7 Benefits of Keeping Couples Together in Assisted Living

Benefits of Keeping Couples Together In Assisted Living

Keeping Senior Couples Together

From the moment your parents met, they were inseparable. They used to tell you stories about all the things they used to do together and the places they used to go. But now, their differing care needs are making it harder for them to continue the lifestyle they’ve always enjoyed together. A move for mom is imminent, and dad is beside himself because he may have to live apart from her for the first time in years. What do you do when a situation like this occurs? Do you simply allow your parents to be separated or do you find a solution that can keep them together?

Tips to Help Seniors Soak up the Benefits of Time Outdoors

Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

Coordinating a Memory Loss Caregiving Team

Tips to Ease Your Loved One’s Transition to Assisted Living

Easing a Loved One’s Transition to Assisted Living

Easing a Loved One’s Transition to Assisted Living

When you are no longer able to give your loved one the care that they deserve as a result of increasing health problems, or you find that their social life and well-being are being negatively affected because of a lack of social interaction, it may be time to transition your loved one into an assisted living community. While you have your loved one’s best interests at heart, they may be reluctant to make the move and they know you only want what’s best, but they might think you don’t understand or care how they feel.

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