Assisted Living in Mobile Alabama

Ashbury Manor Memory & Specialty Care is a 16 bed, state licensed community, locally owned caring for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and other cognitive deficits. Ashbury Manor is designed for the safety and security of each resident.

Convincing Mom to Leave Her Assisted Living Room for More Than Meals Might Feel Almost Impossible, but It’s Not

Everyone’s different. It’s an age-old adage that essentially means what works for one individual may not be effective for another. Perhaps your elderly mother had reluctantly, over time, come to realize assisted living was a decent option for her, but she wasn’t all that enthusiastic. Even if she was, you’ve noticed she isn’t really leaving […]

Choosing an Assisted Living Community Is a Personal Decision, Which Is Why the Senior Should Consider a Tour, If Possible

Planning any type of move is considered a very personal decision. Some people feel forced into these decisions because of circumstances beyond their control. For an elderly person whose family and friends might be trying to convince him or her this is something to consider, they may become defensive, belligerent, or even hostile to the […]

You Can Handle This Situation: When Mom Demands That You Spend All Day with Her at the Assisted Living Community

Your mother recently moved into an assisted living community. You were relieved when she finally accepted the possibility of this option. You took her on a tour of a couple of facilities in the area and, because she had a few friends at one particular community, that’s the one she chose. You knew this was […]

Can Assisted Living Be Considered for a Temporary Basis?

Michelle was only going to consider assisted living because of her adult daughter’s persistence. She didn’t really want to move from her house, a home she had shared with her husband of more than 58 years. However, things were becoming much more challenging, and she understood she could not keep calling on her daughter, some […]

Learning to ‘Let Go’ Is Sometimes an Important Part of Aging Parents Getting More Comfortable in an Assisted Living Community

Assisted Living in Saraland AL: Seeing your mother or father, or both, getting older is never going to be easy.

3 Clues Your Parent Is Worried About Her Safety and Already Wondering If Assisted Living Would Be Better

That 80-year-old parent of yours may appear stubborn at times, and though he or she isn’t yet willing to listen to you about assisted living, and maybe you’ve dropped the subject a long time ago, they might be giving off clues that they’re actually willing to once again hear you out on this subject. Below […]

An Eagerness for New Activities and Friends Is What Leads Many Seniors to Assisted Living

What is it about assisted living that draws so many seniors to look into this for their future? Yes, there are plenty of elderly men and women who don’t even want to consider the idea of moving out of their house, but for every single aging person in this country who wants to remain at […]

A Change of Mind: How to ‘Deal with’ a Senior Who Suddenly Changes His Mind About Assisted Living

For Tom and Sarah, trying to convince his aging mother to consider assisted living was a difficult proposition. She had been adamantly opposed to the idea of assisted living for a long time, even well after it became clear she was no longer safe living alone. Many of her friends had moved into a local […]

Having Mom Move in Sounded Great at First, but Assisted Living Could Very Well Be a Better Option

At first, the idea made perfect sense. Just have your elderly mother move in with you and your family. Instead of having to drive over to her house after work every day, check in with her, help her do a few things around the house, make sure she was safe, and so on, you could […]

When You’re Completely Burned Out Looking After an Aging Parent, It’s Time to Discuss Assisted Living … But HOW?

Every day seems to blend into one another. No, that’s not quite right… every day seems to slam into the next. You can’t seem to find time for yourself. You’ve been taking care of an aging parent for more than a few months, possibly even several years, and you are completely burned out. The stress […]