Recognizing The Signs: When To Consider Assisted Living

10 May 2024
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Making the decision to transition into assisted living is a significant step for many individuals and their families. It's often accompanied by mixed emotions and a host of questions. Recognizing the need for assisted living can be challenging, but there are clear signs that indicate it might be time to consider this option. Read on to explore five key indicators that suggest assisted living could be the next best step. Increasing Needs for Daily Assistance
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Social Connections in Assisted Living: Combating Loneliness and Isolation

12 December 2023
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Living in an assisted living facility can often be a new and challenging phase of life for seniors. The transition from independent living to assisted care can sometimes lead to feelings of loneliness and isolation. However, with the help of social activities and connections, residents can combat these feelings and create a vibrant and supportive community within the facility. This article delves into the significance of social connections in assisted living facilities and offers suggestions for nurturing a sense of community among residents.
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Unorthodox Approaches to Senior Memory Care

1 September 2023
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Memory care for the elderly is traditionally associated with a clinical setting, where professional caregivers provide assistance with daily activities. However, there are several unconventional methods that are not commonly known but can be beneficial in enhancing the quality of life for seniors in their twilight years. Therapeutic Benefits of Pet Interaction Interaction with pets is one unorthodox approach to memory care. It has been observed that time spent with animals can have therapeutic effects on seniors, particularly those experiencing memory issues.
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How A Home Care Provider Can Help Bariatric Surgery Patients

19 May 2023
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Obesity can raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, and kidney disease. It can also lead to serious complications in people who already have these conditions. Weight loss can help improve your health and even reverse some of the effects of chronic illnesses. People who are unable to lose weight through dietary measures and exercise may opt for weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery. Obesity, coupled with chronic illness and the effects of bariatric surgery can necessitate the need for home care services.
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What Is Involved In Senior Care Management?

8 February 2023
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If your loved one is admitted to a nursing home or assisted living facility, they will likely be assigned a senior care manager. If you are not familiar with the care models provided in these long-term care facilities, you may be curious to know exactly what a geriatric care management professional does for your loved one. These individuals step in to help make sure your loved one gets the best level of care.
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After spending years working hard, I could tell that my grandparents were starting to wind down. They were really struggling with issues like mobility, and so I started thinking about different ways to keep them safe and sound. I realized that a nursing home or assisted living center would be the natural choice, since they needed to have almost constant care and supervision. After I was able to find a great nursing home, I took my grandparents on a tour of the space, and they were head over heels in love with it. This blog is all about encouraging your family members to live in an assisted living center.