Yes, You DO Care About Mom by Suggesting Assisted Living

Some people can feel as though they don’t care or will be accused of that for simply suggesting assisted living to an aging parent or other loved one.

Sometimes, Seniors at Assisted Living Suddenly Start Making More Friends

Assisted living can often be a suggestion from adult children and others, but they might have certain misconceptions about this type of long-term care. 

Safety Tips for Seniors at Memory Care Assisted Living

A senior who has been diagnosed with some form of dementia or memory related challenge as they get older would do well to consider assisted living.

An Aging Senior with Parkinson’s Could Benefit from an Assisted Living Community

When a person has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, many questions abound, including what will happen to him or her in the future.

Understand Expectations of an Assisted Living Facility as It Pertains to Pets BEFORE Committing to a Move

The more you learn about expectations and requirements for pets at assisted living, the easier it will be for the senior to make the right decision

How Safe Will Your Elderly Mother Be at Assisted Living?

If you are talking to your mother about assisted living or she has been mentioning it and you are trying to figure out if it’s the best option for her, one of your main concerns could involve her safety.

It’s Tempting to Have an Aging Parent Move in with You, but Will They Be Surrounded by Peers, Activities, and a Safe Environment Like Assisted Living May Offer?

Assisted living gives seniors those opportunities and it might just be a better option that provides a higher quality of life for your aging parent than having him or her move in with you.

Long-Distance Support for an Aging Parent Who Has Moved into Assisted Living

Being witness to somebody getting older, somebody you’ve known all your life and care about is never easy. It could be a grandparent, parent, spouse, sibling, or somebody else you’ve known for decades. When that individual is having difficulty taking care of themselves at home, is not able to visit with friends and spends more […]

Learning Enough About Assisted Living Often Means Asking Questions and Taking a Tour

How do we learn about various topics? We may sit in a class, lecture, or seminar and have an individual provide us a lot of information. We might read books, watch videos, or have other methods by which we learn new things. Of course, learning new material often brings up questions and if we don’t […]

If You’re Wondering Why Mom (or Dad) Won’t Even Consider Assisted Living, It May Require You to ‘Wear Their Shoes’ for a Day

Do you honestly understand what your mother or father is going through as they get older? It’s easy to assume you know the challenges they face, especially when you go and visit and see them struggling to take the garbage out, have a difficult time just walking down the driveway to check the mail, or […]