Blog: Assisted Living

Why writing letters is important and how to do so.

How to Write Meaningful Letters

Writing letters has, in a sense, become a lost art. Today, many schools no longer teach cursive handwriting and penmanship. And with the price of postage continuing to rise, and shorter attention spans, many people do not write letters by hand. You can make a difference in the lives of your loved ones by helping…

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Adopting a senior pet? Here's some things to think about.

6 Things You Need to Know to Adopt an Older Pet

Anyone who has owned a pet would tell you that there’s nothing like the comfort and companionship that they provide. There’s something about those trusting looks, those loving nudges, and even the sloppy kisses that has the ability to bring comfort and lower stress in almost any situation. There are many benefits to sharing your…

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These time saving recipes will leave you to enjoy your summer.

Easy and Fun Recipes to Enjoy Your Summer

With the end of August fast approaching, many people don’t want to spend their time indoors cooking over a hot stove. When it’s cold outside, working in a kitchen can be cozy. However, with warmer weather here, priorities change. Activities like gardening, visiting family, or going to the beach have your full attention. And no one…

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Enjoy the summer safely with these sunscreen tips.

How to Choose a Safe Sunscreen This Summer

Whether they’re headed for the beach, grabbing their gardening tools, hitting the golf course, or relaxing on their porch, some people just can’t get enough of the sun. Being outside provides the chance to get some exercise, and many outdoor activities bring fulfillment and joy. There’s a downside to spending lots of time outside, though….

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If your loved one has dementia, here's what you should know before giving them a stuffed animal!

Can a Stuffed Animal Help Your Loved One With Dementia?

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you may have struggled with finding ways to keep them calm and engaged. Have you ever considered a stuffed animal? Don’t be too quick to dismiss the idea. Stuffed animals aren’t just for kids. People of all ages can find joy and comfort in stuffed…

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Here are 5 tips to help you choose the right home care agency for you!

5 Things You Need to Know to Choose the Right Home Care Agency

Without a doubt, the majority of seniors would prefer to age in place. Our homes frequently carry a lifetime of happy memories that bring us joy and comfort. Aging in place is not without its challenges, though. Health or mobility concerns can make it more difficult to meet the demands of performing household chores and…

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Having trouble sleeping? Here are some alternatives to sleep medication.

7 of the Best Natural Alternatives to Sleep Medication

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of waking up after a good night’s sleep, feeling alert and refreshed. Unfortunately, for many seniors, a good night’s sleep is just an elusive dream! According to one study, insomnia affects almost half of people over 60. If you or someone you love has insomnia, you know what an…

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Caregiver Tips to Make the Home Safe for Aging Parents

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…

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