In What’s Inside a Senior Living Apartment you read about many of the standard features and amenities included in retirement apartment homes. The expectation for a comfortable, quality space is high for everyone that transitions into a community living lifestyle. It’s not uncommon to unpack, look around, and think to yourself, “This does not feel like home!” Continue reading to learn about helpful strategies that will help you get settled into your new living space so that you can enjoy the many benefits of retirement community living.
Topics: Senior Living Apartment
How is it that some older adults manage to make aging seem so smooth and effortless? We see them putting their grown children to shame on hiking trails and appear a decade younger than their actual age. What’s their secret? They do things that everyone should be doing, regardless of how old you are! Read about healthy aging in 2018 to learn what you can do to ease into late life with energy and purpose.
Topics: Healthy Aging
Do you want to know what separates the great senior living facilities from the mediocre ones? You’re in the right place to learn about several facts that will help you make an informed decision about relocating to a retirement community. Read the facts now!
Topics: Senior Living Facility
In What’s Inside a Senior Apartment, you read about the typical amenities and general environment of senior living communities. Has your loved one agreed that it's time to make a move to a retirement center? We’re glad you’re here then! In this article, you will read about simple things you can do to make your loved one’s senior living apartment feel like home.
Topics: Senior Living
Are you a dedicated caregiver for seniors and wondering if the work you do makes a difference? No One ever said “caring for senior citizens will be easy,” or “You will get lots of ‘thank-you’s’ and always feel appreciated!” Read 20 Inspirational Senior Care Quotes to gain insight into what it means to be a “caregiver.”
Topics: Senior Care Quotes
In 7 Signs Of a Great Senior Living Community, you learned the characteristics that set apart mediocre retirement communities from exceptional ones. If you haven’t read it, click here. By knowing what to look for, you are equipped to quickly weed out centers that are lacking in quality care services. This article is a continuation of 7 Signs of a Great Senior Living Community, and it will broaden your insight into how to choose a setting that feels the most like home while also providing compassionate care when needed.
Topics: Assisted Living Facility
Senior living apartments are designed to meet the needs of aging adults. Think of them as standard or traditional apartments with added safety features. For example, a senior living apartment will likely have handicap accessible units that allow for wheelchairs to easily navigate throughout rooms and hallways. Showers have slip-resistant surfaces that decrease the risk for falls, and handrails that make entering and exiting bathing areas less strenuous.
Topics: Senior Living
Are you watching your loved one become more forgetful and starting to wonder, “is this normal?” Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia - a group of brain disorders that cause individuals to lose intellectual and social skills. Read about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease to understand how normal aging differs from deteriorating mental capacity.
It’s time for you to grab a cup of coffee, kick your shoes off, and enjoy a little “me time”. You’re about to soak in some good humor, wisdom, and insight regarding the things in life that really matter. Read on - and enjoy the top 10 retirement quotes of all time.
Topics: Retirement Quotes
Memory care issues, like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia erase a person’s memory so that surroundings and people become unfamiliar. The progression of the disease rapidly destroys brain cells and causes forgetfulness and disorientation. People frequently wander away from home due to confusion, and until recently this has been a serious concern for caregivers. However, dementia and GPS tracking devices are “all the buzz” these days. They provide continuous monitoring of your loved one, which in turn, brings more peace of mind to you.
Topics: Memory Care