22 January 2018
One of the best ways to live as you get older may be around others. This can allow you to feel safer and enjoy the process of what all of this may bring. Taking time look at some of the assisted living communities in your area is sure to be beneficial to you. Being aware of the many advantages of doing so may motivate you to get started. Benefit #1: Socialization
16 December 2017
If you think that your senior parent needs more support, then you should consider assisted living communities. These communities offer seniors a place to live outside of their home. Residents receive basic assistance in the following areas, such as socialization, dressing, eating, transportation, housekeeping, and toileting. However, these facilities offer different levels of care. Read on to find out what factors determine the level of care in assisted living communities.
12 December 2017
During your father-in-law's journey with Alzheimer's, your family has shared an amazing bond. While you have spent the past several months helping him out at home, it has now reached the point where he needs more intensive professional care. Naturally, you know that transitioning to any new living environment poses a few challenges for those with Alzheimer's disease, and you can use these strategies to ease the adjustment period so that your father-in-law thrives in his new senior residential community.
7 December 2017
For the most part, people only think of in-home nursing care as something for the elderly. However, in-home nursing is a service that is available for everyone, regardless of what their age may be. In fact, if you have certain types of surgery that require a lengthy recovery period at home, there is a good chance that your doctor will recommend in-home nursing care, especially if you live by yourself. Here is a look at some of the types of surgery that may require you to have in-home nursing care to help you along during your recovery process:
7 December 2017
If you have a parent, spouse, or other loved one who is showing signs of dementia, you may fear they cannot take care of themselves safely. If so, you need to understand the different types of care options available for patients with memory problems. Check out these three questions that will help you understand more about memory care for patients with dementia. Is In-Home Care an Option? You may not want to send your loved one to a memory care facility, especially if their dementia is just beginning and they can still do many things on their own still.
7 December 2017
As loved ones begin to age, they may find it difficult to perform daily tasks at home. If you want to ensure that your loved one remains safe while allowing him or her to maintain a sense of autonomy, then moving your loved one to a senior independent living community can be beneficial. Here are three tips that you can use to help find the community best suited to meet your loved one's long-term living needs.
5 December 2017
When you become a senior or when your loved ones reach that age where it is no longer possible for them to care for themselves any longer, you begin to wonder what your next step should be. Should you stay in your home or move into a retirement community? Is staying in your own home the better option? Or is living in a care facility the right choice? While there are many factors to consider when picking which one is the right step for you to take, in-home care does have the advantage over retirement communities for many reasons.