Assisted Living

Caregiver Tips to Make the Home Safe for Aging Parents

Lower the Risk of Injuries and Accidents at Home Few things have as much potential to suddenly and drastically alter a senior’s mobility, independence, and quality of life as an injury resulting from a fall or other accident around the home. Every year one in four seniors falls, and many experience injuries that could have been avoided. Hindsight…Read More

The Importance of Advance Care Planning

Declining health and end of life decisions are topics that most of us would probably rather not think about. As difficult as it can be, though, planning in advance is the best way to ensure that your wishes are met no matter what. Advance planning also provides your loved ones with the assurance that they are following…Read More

Caregiver Tips: How to Communicate With a Dementia Patient

Perhaps one of the most heartbreaking aspects of caring for a person with dementia is the feeling that you are losing the ability to connect with them. Maybe you used to enjoy long, stimulating conversations and you feel a profound sense of loss as you notice your loved one’s communication skills slipping away. As a…Read More

Senior Care Can Cost Less Than Living At Home

Most seniors would prefer to remain in their own homes as long as their health permits. However, for many, with advancing age comes increased difficulty in keeping up with regular property maintenance. Some also find that they need assistance with many of the activities of daily living. Add to this the fact that seniors who…Read More

When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s – Tips and Advice for the Whole Family

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can leave a family feeling overwhelmed. If someone you love has recently been diagnosed with this condition, you may be looking at the road ahead with at least a little dread and uncertainty. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s isn’t easy, but it can be rewarding. Knowing what to expect and preparing…Read More

Tough Choices – Home Care or Home Health?

As a person gets older, it may become necessary to receive some help in treating medical conditions or in living with certain physical limitations. Thankfully, many of these services can be provided right in the home, allowing many people to stay in their own homes rather than relocate to treatment or long-term care facilities. Many people have heard…Read More

Senior Care Types Explained

As we get older, changes in mobility, balance, and overall health may make it impossible to continue living completely independently. There are many options for senior care that can help us overcome these challenges and continue living a meaningful (and safe) life. Depending on individual circumstances, here are a few options for seniors and those who love…Read More