Top Activities to Engage Residents in Assisted Living Communities

The days can be long for older adults living in Assisted Living facilities. One way to distinguish a vibrant Assisted Living community from one not so vibrant is by the quality and number of Assisted Living activities offered. Here are some thoughts for someone choosing an Assisted Living facility for a loved one.

Understanding Senior Respite Care: A Comprehensive Guide

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What is senior Respite Care? Senior Respite Care is planned or emergency short-term care of an elderly person. It’s typically needed by family members who act as a primary caregiver for an elderly loved one. Here are the key points in understanding Respite Care services.

Assisted Living vs. Home Care: Tips For Choosing Senior Care

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Helping an aging family make decisions is difficult – to say the least. You may be considering assisted living or home care and trying to decide which would be better for your loved one. While each situation is unique, here are some thoughts on why an assisted living facility may be better for your loved […]

Residential Care Homes: What You Need to Know

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It’s easy to get confused about the different types of residential care facilities for older adults. You may wonder if a “residential care home” is the same as a “nursing home.” To add to the confusion, some residential care homes are one part of a larger community that offers more services as needed. Here’s what […]

Memory Care vs. Nursing Homes: Which is Best for Your Needs?

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How do you decide between memory care vs. nursing homes when researching senior living communities for your loved one? Both long-term care options are appropriate for individuals who require assistance with the activities of daily living, and both provide skilled nursing care. However, they typically have distinct focuses, so it’s important to understand their differences […]

Understanding the Stages of Dementia: A Comprehensive Guide

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Dementia is a degenerative cognitive disorder that affects memory, thinking, behavior, and the ability to perform everyday tasks. You may suspect your loved one is in the beginning stages of dementia. Even though there isn’t a universally agreed-upon set of dementia stages, the Global Deterioration Scale is sometimes used to outline how the disease progresses. 

Assisted Living vs. Independent Living: Making the Right Choice

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You know it’s time to move, but perhaps you are struggling to decide between assisted living vs. independent living. Here are some things to consider about independent living and assisted living communities to help you select the right choice for you or your loved one.

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