Assisted Living

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…Read More

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…Read More

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