Can Both Parents Live Together in Assisted Living?

Growing older together sounds like a romantic idea for younger, healthier, stronger adults. For those who are in their 70s, 80s, or even 90s, being able to spend that much of their life with the person who is, essentially, their best friend can be a blessing. However, when a couple begins struggling with their own […]

Memory Care Assisted Living: Is It Right for Your Loved One?

Some time ago, a family member of yours was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. The doctor advised them to seriously consider long-term care options. That doctor was concerned about the safety and well-being of this individual in the years ahead. While they have been able to take care of themselves with only […]

How Can Seniors Stay Connected to Friends When They Move into Assisted Living?

Making a move is not always easy. When a person has been in the same place for many, many years, possibly even decades, making the transition to a new environment can be one of the most stressful things they ever experience. In some cases, moving can be even more stressful than divorce or losing a […]

Would You Ever Consider Assisted Living? If Not, How Can You Convince a Loved One To?

Assisted living. Does it mean anything to you? Is it something you would ever consider for yourself? Far too many people don’t even contemplate this as an option for themselves in the future, yet they somehow want their aging parents, grandparents, or other family members to consider it for them. Why wouldn’t you consider it? […]

Does Technology Play a Role in Assisted Living?

Technology is just about everywhere in today’s life. We see technology in retail shops, with our phones and other communication devices, in healthcare, and almost every other aspect of modern life. When it comes to assisted living, technology is also a component of these facilities, but how much varies from one place to the next. […]

Planning Ahead: Why Assisted Living Is a Great Idea for Seniors

Most of us, as we build and raise families, are admonished to think about the future. We are told to plan ahead. Plan for retirement. Plan for contingencies. Make sure our families are going to be taken care of in the event something happens to us. While some of us do put away money, get […]

3 Common Questions People Don’t Ask That Could Have Helped Them Realize Assisted Living Is a Great Option

How vital are questions? In truth, a question that isn’t asked is a significant loss of potential information. Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier for some people to not ask questions they have and rely on their own assumptions, misconceptions, or even prejudices than to actually learn the truth. When this happens, it becomes much more […]

Mom May Not Be ‘Resting’ at Assisted Living

Having a relative at an assisted living community may seem, on the surface, to feel as though you’ve let them down. If your mother has recently chosen assisted living for her future, maybe she didn’t have the support she needed at home and you felt like there were no other options. In reality, this can […]

How Can You ‘Be There’ for Mom When You Live So Far Away? Assisted Living Could Be the Answer

It’s easy to say you want to be there for a loved one when they’re going through a difficult time, but when you live hundreds or even thousands of miles away from an aging parent, how can you actually do that? Assisted living could be the answer you didn’t realize you are looking for. What […]

Assisted Living Is a Great Option for Seniors

It’s easy to assume that a person who needs extra help throughout the day can certainly rely on family and friends, but they need to think about the long-term issues that can arise from that. Many family members and even close friends, possibly even neighbors, may be more than willing to offer assistance, especially to […]