Senior Living

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 Ease Parent’s Transition to Memory Care

Helping Parents Transition to Memory Care

Helping Parents Transition to Memory Care

Deciding to make the transition to a memory care community is rarely easy. Making the decision to transition your parent to a memory care community can be even harder. Many times, the decision to move or even considering a transition can be riddled with guilt and sadness. When parents are suffering from memory loss, they are often unable to make decisions for themselves, and if moving to a memory care community was not something previously spoken about, it can leave you as a caregiver to make this difficult decision for them.

Tips to Protect Seniors During Flu Season

Protecting Seniors During Flu Season

Influenza, otherwise known as the flu, is a common viral infection that many people face during the dreaded “flu season” that occurs from around October until May. With symptoms including high fever, aching muscles, chills, sweating, headache, fatigue, nasal congestion, sore throat and dry coughing, this virus is no fun for anyone.

Wake Up to the Link Between Sleep and Dementia

Tuned In: The Top Music Playlists for Loved Ones with Dementia

Top Playlist for Seniors

In the words of English playwright and poet William Congreve, “Music has charms to soothe a savage breast.”

Although Mr. Congreve was not referring to the soothing power of music used in the care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, he very well could have. In fact, his words effectively describe some of the most valuable benefits of music in dementia care today.

How to Prevent Heat Stress in Seniors

Tips to Ensure a Successful Dementia Care Visit

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