Elderly Involuntary Weight Loss
Senior Living
May 29, 2018

Causes of Elderly Involuntary Weight Loss

While many people in society are purposely trying to shed the pounds, there are members of the elderly community that face the problem of involuntary weight loss. This is a problem because significant and continual weight loss with no effort can be signs of larger medical problems or general malnutrition.…
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Assisted Living Care Package
Senior Living
May 23, 2018

6 Assisted Living Care Package Essentials

Everyone loves to get gifts; that’s a fact. As the weather heats up, spoil your loved one in assisted living with some of these fun ideas that you can put in your next assisted living care package. We suggest keeping the non-perishable snacks but adding these other items will help…
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Heat Exhaustion and Assisted Living
Senior Living
April 20, 2018

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Seniors

Heat exhaustion is something that can happen to anyone during the warmer months of the year. However, the spring and summer seasons put heat exhaustion as a code red risk for many people. One portion of the population that is particularly susceptible to heat complications is the elderly community. Knowing…
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Reluctant Parents and Assisted Living
Senior Living
April 5, 2018

Convincing Reluctant Parents to Move to Assisted Living

When your loved one begins to approach the age where Assisted Living becomes a legitimate option, this is a time when family decisions need to be made. Even though some of your family may be ready to help your loved one take the next step into a retirement community, you…
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stages of dementia
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March 29, 2018

Exploring the Stages of Dementia

Many people every year suffer from dementia. According to the National Institute on Aging, dementia is the loss of thinking, remembering, and reasoning in cognitive function. This can result in behavioral problems that disrupt a person and their loved one’s life. Many people struggle to care for a loved one…
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Senior Assisted Living
Senior Living
March 15, 2018

Senior Home Health Care Vs. Senior Assisted Living

Senior home health care and senior assisted living are two popular methods for caring for an elder loved one. While they may seem similar in practice, there are some key differences that families should keep in mind before making a decision to go with one method of care over another.…
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independent living vs assisted living
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February 27, 2018

Finding the Right Senior Living Community for Your Loved One

Senior living communities come in many different shapes and forms. Each type has a purpose and meets the specific needs of its residents. So how do you know which type of senior living community is right for your loved one? Would they feel comfortable in independent living or should they…
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Alzheimer's care
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February 21, 2018

The Do’s and Don’ts of Alzheimer’s Care

Living with a family member or loved one that is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s is not an easy feat, especially if you are the one doing most of the caretaking. Even if your loved one is living at a Memory Care community, their changing needs and concerns can bring…
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Maximizing Assisted Living Visit
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January 29, 2018

How To Maximize Your Next Assisted Living Visit

Assisted living communities are a place where your loved ones can take their time to enjoy life. This means they will have time to socialize, eat their favorite meals, and visit with their family members; all while taking in their Golden Years with ease. They are the perfect setting for…
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Nutritional Needs Senior Living Community
Senior Living
January 23, 2018

7 Nutrient Needs for Loved Ones in Assisted Senior Living

Everyone in senior assisted living has nutritional needs that should be met. There seem to be recommendations to maximize nutrition around every corner. For senior citizens, likewise, there are specific nutritional needs that must be met in order to help them enjoy their life at their senior living community. This…
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