What Three Things Should People Look for at Assisted Living?

When looking to move because of age or some other limitation, assisted living is an option, especially for those 55 or over or, depending on the facility, 65 and over. When a senior has decided that assisted living might be a good decision for them, there are a few things they should look for in […]

It’s Amazing When an Aging Parent Finally Agrees to Consider Assisted Living

Cindy’s children would never have described her as being headstrong or stubborn, but when she was in her 70s and began showing signs of needing help around the house, she wouldn’t even consider assisted living. Her family did research. Her children and other family members did a lot of research into assisted living and other […]

How Can One Help an Aging Parent Find Their ‘New’ Home at Assisted Living?

As people get older, they will face an increased risk of certain challenges. Whether it’s health related, due to diminished strength, or other factors, it may become extremely difficult for them to support themselves at home. For these men and women, assisted living can be a great option to consider. It’s not always easy to […]

Will There Be Activities for Every Senior at Assisted Living?

Everyone has different interests. What may be interesting to one individual may be completely boring or of absolutely no interest to another. When seniors are considering assisted living, there’s a lot of talk about the various activities that go on in these facilities. Every assisted living facility is different. It’s important not to get caught […]

Three Reasons Some Seniors Never Listen When It Comes to Assisted Living

For as many different seniors as there are in the world, there are plenty of reasons why some would never consider assisted living. Unfortunately, for those that never get around to realizing the benefits this senior care option offers, they don’t know what they’re missing. Below are three of the most common reasons that some […]

Step-by-Step: Making Assisted Living Work for You

One of the biggest challenges people have in making certain things work for themselves or a loved one is that they don’t have experience. Most people don’t have much experience with assisted living, either for themselves or an aging parent or other loved one. When looking into assisted living, there may be a number of […]

“It’s Amazing How Busy Mom Is Now!” Assisted Living at Its Finest

When Betty was contemplating assisted living, her daughter was actually relieved. She had worried that her mother would be adamantly opposed to the idea of moving, especially having shared her current home with her father for more than 15 years. At the time, Betty was not busy. When she was living in that house, all […]

Why Is Dad Not Getting Out and About at Assisted Living Right Now?

It took a long time for your father to finally come around and realize the value in assisted living. He was determined to support himself, living alone, as long as he could. However, he was lonely, couldn’t drive anymore, and his friends simply didn’t have the ability to visit with him. After a while, he […]

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 […]