Assisted Living Facilities for Elderly Care in Spanish Fort AL- The Benefits


As your elderly parents or grandparents continue to age, it has probably become progressively obvious they may need more care than you are able to provide.  In some ways they are still quite independent, and can do quite a few things for themselves. However, you are no longer comfortable or have peace of mind leaving them alone.

Assisted living may just be the perfect answer you are looking for!  Your beloved aging family members can enjoy their independence, and yet still get the help they need when they need it.  There are some definite benefits to living in an assisted living center.  After all, they are not considered the ‘old folks’ homes’ that existed years ago.  Assisted living facilities have really come of age, and offer a wide spectrum of services.  Elderly Care Spanish Fort AL

Here are some benefits of assisted living communities:

  • Your parents get the professional, qualified care they need but still retain as much of their freedom and independence as they are able to.  They will have their own apartment, and all the privacy they need.  Residents have a private living space, yet they don’t have to worry about cooking their own meals. They are also provided with transportation getting to their appointments.  This allows them to enjoy independent life without all the hassles.
  • Health care and medical assistance are near by, and always available.  Many facilities are staffed with medical professionals.  They are very capable of assisting residents with their medical needs.
  • Most facilities are very organized. They have customized plans that can exactly fit the individual needs of your parents, as well the future needs your parents may encounter.
  • All of the food preparation is done right at the facility by expert chefs.  The meals are delicious, nutritious and fresh!  Your loved family members never have to worry or fuss with cooking their own meals.  This is a big relief for everyone .   There are no  worries about the stove burners being left on, or any other hazardous issue.
  • Transportation is accessible and provided for all residents.  Do they need to go to the doctor or want to go to the movies? No problem.

If your parents are still not sure, schedule them for a tour. You can show them how beautiful, friendly , and exciting an assisted living facility can be.

If you or an aging loved one are considering Assisted Living, contact Ashbury Manor Specialty Care and Assisted Living in Spanish Fort AL at 251-317-3017.

About Cindy Johnson

Ashbury Manor’s Administrator since 2008, Cindy Johnson is a long-time expert in the assisted living field. Prior to her arrival at Ashbury Manor, Cindy managed acquisitions and crisis management for existing and new larger senior care project developments for eleven years. As regional manager for an Oregon-based assisted living management company, Cindy was directly responsible for operations for five 50-65 bed assisted living facilities. As manager during the transition to new ownership, Cindy reorganized internal operations and conducted leadership training for Executive Directors. As a result of her management and expertise, one of the company’s facilities (in Ocala, Florida) received a deficiency-free survey, resulting in the lifting of a moratorium on operation.

A nurse for 36 years, senior care has always been Cindy’s passion. Desiring to work more closely with residents, Cindy became a Category II Administrator in 2005. As Ashbury Manor’s Administrator, Cindy understands the complexities associated with dementia and cognitive impairment and she has fallen in love with seniors with dementia or cognitive impairment and their families.

Cindy is Treasurer of the local “Senior Coalition” chapter. She enjoys mentoring new candidates who want to become administrators.

As a 16-bed facility, with Cindy's training and experience, our residents and their families can be sure Ashbury Manor’s carefully selected staff provides the expertise of a larger facility while maintaining the individualized personal care of a small special needs home.
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