Senior Living Care Blog

5 Easy Recipes for Seniors During the Holidays

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Dec 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

There are various factors which might make it difficult for seniors to eat well. These include a change in taste buds to no interest in cooking and side effects from medications. Apart from that, older adults have different nutritional needs which can limit their healthy eating. Seniors need to eat fewer calories but more vitamin B, calcium, protein and other nutrients.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Avoiding Alzheimer's: Five Preventative Measures To Reduce Risk

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Dec 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

We all age every day. Each moment we spend on earth is another moment we spend getting older. Although there are many things to look forward to as we get older like retirement and expanding families, there are some things we all wish we could avoid. As we age, so do our bodies. Getting older is a natural part of life that can be extended, but not exiled. One prominent brain impairing disease that is on the rise in our society is Alzheimer's disease.

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Topics: Alzheimers

Alzheimer's Care: 5 Things Not to Say to a Senior

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Every day, roughly 1,300 people develop Alzheimer’s Disease. As the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, 1 in every 3 people die with Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related impairments. Once attributing these statistics to the 5 million people in the U.S. who’ve already developed this horrendous disease, the intensity of the situation arises. It is imperative that the public remains educated on the disease itself; as well as knowing the Do’s and Don’ts of assisting those affected by this vicious illness.

 

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Topics: dementia care

7 False Myths About Aging

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 27, 2017 10:02:00 AM




As people age, there’s no denying that their lifestyle changes as aging occurs. Whether it be the idea that old people are more gullible or that getting older equates to being grumpier, one thing is for certain; misconceptions regarding the aging process are widespread in the public eye. It’s important to recognize the truths related to aging and how myths and misconceptions negatively impact older adults.

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Topics: aging

What Senior Living Is Really Like

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As a person ages and everyday life becomes increasingly difficult, a lot of seniors start to consider whether to move into a senior living community. Sadly, there are a lot of misconceptions about what living in a senior community is like. This also includes comparisons to nursing homes and other retirement options.

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Topics: Senior Living

Senior Living: 5 Facts Seniors Want You to Know About Growing Older

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Nov 15, 2017 10:03:00 AM

 

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Topics: Senior Living

Staying Healthy In A Senior Living Community

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Getting older presents a wide variety of difficulties for our loved ones. As we find them increasingly limited in getting around, spending time with friends, and even driving a car, we all try our best to stay as healthy as possible. Sadly, it might not be enough. A lot of seniors spend most of their time alone and may need daily care.

 

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Topics: Senior Living

Modern Day Senior Living: 3 Ways It Has Changed

Posted by Conor Denton on Nov 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In the past, the idea of moving out of your home and into a senior living community always had a negative connotation to it. It's been said that your "moving into an old folk’s home where you go to die," as if it was some cold hospice center where you wait out your final days, unable to take care of yourself.

While senior living has changed dramatically over the years, it still carries with it the negative reputation from the past. However, often when older adults make a move to a reputable and distinguished senior living setting they find that much of what they heard is false.

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Topics: Senior Living

Dementia Care: 3 Tips For Dealing With Memory Problems

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Nov 13, 2017 9:13:00 AM

 

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Topics: dementia care

7 Financial Planning Tips For Seniors

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Nov 9, 2017 11:24:35 PM

 

Getting older often presents a new set of changes and challenges in lives. You’ve most likely spent most of your adult life living near your financial means, saving for the day you might retire. Now that you’ve reached this pinnacle age, you might be asking yourself if you should make any changes to the way you handle money.

The answer boils down to how much you managed to save over your lifetime. Most seniors find themselves on a tighter budget, as they are no longer gainfully employed and rely on government assistance and what they put away for retirement.

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Topics: financial planning

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