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 […]

Overwhelmed with the Responsibilities of Home Life? Assisted Living Is an Option

Most adults can attest to the fact that taking care of a house, apartment, or other home environment can be difficult. With small children running around it becomes almost overwhelming. As we get older, though, as our children grow up, leave the house, and everything seems to quiet down, that doesn’t make things easier. In […]

Assisted Living Can Change Lives (for the Better)

A lot of people unfortunately presume that making a move to assisted living is a sign that the end of life is fast approaching. In reality, assisted living offers seniors incredible options that not only help them engage in life more, but also maintain a higher quality of life, thus improving their health, vitality, energy […]

Dad Refuses to Talk About Assisted Living: What Next?

It’s been months. You feel as though you’re slamming your head against the wall. You know your father isn’t safe at home. You don’t live close enough to be any real support. He’s refused to even talk about other care options. So, when you brought up the topic of assisted living, knowing the challenges he […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Aging with Class at Assisted Living

What does it mean to age with class? It basically means a person is ‘aging well.’ In other words, that individual understands they are getting older, they understand the limitations, and they know full well that there are things they used to enjoy but can no longer pursue. It also means they’re staying active. When […]

Have a Checklist of Things to Do When Planning a Move to Assisted Living

Assisted Living in Fairhope AL Some of the most experienced and successful business people in the world today got to where they are with a plan. They have planned, they set goals, and, when needed, they adjusted those goals. Part of making goals, including when you may be planning a move to assisted living, is […]