Ways to Help Your Aging Parent Still Feel Independent, Even When Transitioning to Assisted Living

For many seniors, especially those who have misconceptions about what assisted living is, it can feel like the end of their life.

Three Key Questions to Ask When Touring an Assisted Living Community

When you take a tour of an assisted living community in person or virtually these days, you should have an opportunity to ask questions.

Three Questions to Ask When Searching for an Assisted Living Community

If you are searching for an assisted living community, for yourself, an aging parent, spouse, or friend, you may not know where to start.

What If Mom Calls and Begs You to Take Her from Assisted Living When She First Moves In?

Depending on the facility, there may be wonderful activities, entertainment options, transportation services, friends to make, and much more that your mother might soon discover.

Why Swimming Can Be a Wonderful Activity for Seniors Depending on Elder Care

There are many benefits that swimming or water aerobics offers aging men and women.

What Activities Could an Assisted Living Community Offer a Senior with Alzheimer’s?

Assisted living, especially memory care, is a great elder care option for seniors who have been diagnosed with some form of dementia, of which Alzheimer’s is just one.

A Great Way to Help Soothe Mom During This Transition to Assisted Living

There may be a certain level of guilt you feel at this moment, having encouraged your mother to move from her house into a facility.

You May Feel Bad Trying to Move an Aging Parent with Alzheimer’s to Assisted Living, but It’s a Great Choice

Your aging father had once commented that he never wanted to move into a ‘home.’ That’s probably what he called it, most likely thinking about a different type of facility, not assisted living.

Staying Positive When Planning a Move to Assisted Living

For some elderly men and women, making a move to assisted living might not feel like a choice. It may feel like a sour lemon.

At What Point Do You Consider Memory Care Assisted Living for Mom?

When someone you love is struggling with age, perhaps cognitive decline, such as what one might expect when a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, for example, how can you cope?