Category: Assisted Living
One consequence of us living longer lives is there’s an increasing number of seniors who need long-term care. While the care needs of people change as they age, staying at home and living independently for as long as possible….
Your home is your castle. But, as we age, different considerations emerge regarding our living environments, so those “castles” need to evolve to meet changing needs. While it’s important to be able to embrace independence, make sure it is….
No one can ever be completely prepared for a crisis, but you can implement certain measures to ensure you are best equipped to handle these sudden situations when they happen to you or a loved one. The video above highlights….
In America today, we can expect to live longer than ever before. As we navigate our senior years, carefully managing chronic conditions is one key to staying healthy. Getting older can bring on health problems as our bodies change….
How Food can Help Manage Pain As we grow older, the usual aches and pains become more noticeable. There are many reasons why this may happen, but there are also several methods to manage or even eliminate the pain. Our….
The Importance of Selecting Healthy Foods Healthy eating is more prominent in today’s culture than it was 40 years ago, 10 years ago and even last year. As we get older, we begin to notice more aches and pains and….
According to a 2009-2011 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Washington, D.C., approximately 41% of 65-year old adults reported their health to be excellent or very good. The CDC says people in America today can….
How to determine if you are a caregiver and what you can do to support seniors close to you We’re living longer, healthier lives. While it is a tremendous bonus to enjoy each other’s company for years more than in….
As individuals age, it is important they coordinate their assets so potential emergency legal and financial situations can be handled with more ease. Legal and financial arrangements are a crucial factor in aging planning, but they can also be one….
It is important to recognize the difference between agitation and aggression in people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Agitation means an individual is restless or worried; the person can’t seem to settle down. They may be….