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Tips for Observing an Aging Loved One

As your loved one ages, you might begin to worry about his or her health and safety. Whether this is a parent, grandparent, or someone else, it can be hard to know how much help your loved one really needs. If your loved one lives alone, coming over on a regular basis to check in [...]

By | 2016-09-16T12:27:26+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Tips for Coping with Dementia

Finding out that you have dementia can be pretty scary. Although there is no cure, there are some ways to slow down the cognitive decline and to cope with the dementia. One way to take care of yourself is to take care of your physical health. Make sure to get exercise in some way, get [...]

By | 2016-09-16T12:18:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Reasons to Consider Assisted Living

There’s a common misconception that moving into senior housing will mean losing your independence or that the residents are all incapable of doing things on their own. What people often don’t realize is that there are various types of options when it comes to senior housing and care. Assisted living is one of those options, [...]

By | 2016-09-16T12:13:37+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Assisted Living|0 Comments

Internet Use Benefits for Seniors

Technology and the internet aren’t always embraced by seniors. However, there are quite a few benefits to learning how to use a computer and navigate around the internet. Here are a few examples of ways a senior’s life can be enhanced through the internet. There is so much to be seen and discovered through the [...]

By | 2016-11-24T07:50:18+00:00 August 20th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Deal with Difficulty Sleeping

Although it is a common belief that the older we get, the less sleep we need, older adults tend to need between seven and nine hours of sleep each night. However, as people age, their sleep patterns often end up changing. This might often be due to a change in the circadian rhythm. Many times, [...]

By | 2016-09-16T11:45:15+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Common Signs of Alzheimer’s

When someone begins to develop Alzheimer’s, there are a variety of signs and symptoms that might start showing up. The order isn’t always the same, and someone with Alzheimer’s doesn’t necessarily go through all of these. However, these are some of the most common signs. One of the first signs you might notice in your [...]

By | 2016-11-24T07:50:18+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Memory Care|0 Comments

Benefits of Intergenerational Connections

Having close relationships with people of different ages is really beneficial for each person in that relationship. Every generation has something to provide, no matter how old or young, so you’ll always be able to learn from someone of a different age. Seniors have lived through a lot and have life experience that they can [...]

By | 2016-11-24T07:50:18+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Benefits of Friendship

When we were young, it was pretty easy to make friends. We talked to the other kids at school, invited our neighbors over to play, and generally knew other kids wanted friends as much as we did. As an adult, making friends might be a little more difficult, but it is still possible. Having a [...]

By | 2016-11-24T07:50:18+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Downsizing Belongings

Tips for De-cluttering When seniors and their loved ones decide it’s time for an assisted living or other form of senior living community, this often means it’s time for the senior to get rid of a few things. It will most likely be difficult and unnecessary to move everything into a senior living community. Here [...]

By | 2016-08-10T20:42:56+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Living|0 Comments