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The Benefits of Moving to an Assisted Living Facility

Posted by Neil Appleby on Sep 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

If you’re wondering whether it might be time to consider moving into an assisted living facility, what can you expect to find?

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What Is Assisted Living?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Have you noticed that your loved one, maybe your mother or father, is having trouble with some basic activities such as bathing and dressing; a popular question on your mind might be "what is assisted living" and "can they provide the best care for my loved ones?"

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How To Find The Perfect Assisted Living Facility

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Many people want to and will try to live independently, and avoid an assisted living facility for as long as possible. But eventually, age-related issues and living alone can become too much of an obstacle and some seniors and children of seniors eventually look into how a caregiver or an assisted living facility can help their loved one.

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Medical Care For Seniors in Assisted Living

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Apr 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

As more residents take up space in assisted living homes, more administrators are bringing medical care as close to in house as possible.

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Talking to a Loved One About Moving to An Assisted Living Facility

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Mar 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Everyone wants to live independently, however, this can become more difficult as we begin to age. As we get older, daily tasks become more difficult to carry out and even with the help of a caregiver, it can lead to too many problems and risks. Health and well-being are one of the more at-risk aspects of living independently. Specifically, falls are a common issue that many older people deal with.

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How To Make Your Assisted Living Room Feel Like Home

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Dec 6, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

Change is difficult enough for anyone to go through, but for those at an advanced enough age, change can be an upsetting and frightening concept. While the elderly are usually the ones most opposed to change, it is often this population that is forced to make dramatic living changes the most often. One example of this kind of change is the transition from a home into an assisted living facility. Oftentimes, this change is the first time they have had to leave their place of residence in many decades. The safety and comfort of home is suddenly given up and replaced by an entirely new environment, shared with new people.

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Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Dec 4, 2018 3:00:00 PM

 

Many people would like to stay in their home throughout their whole life, but if some obstacles or problems may arise that will force or cause you or your loved one to move into a living-assisted facility to get the care and support they require. Knowing when to reach out to get care for your loved one may be hard, but if they pose a danger to themselves or others they likely need to be admitted into live-in facility to help them go about their daily tasks.

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Cost Differences Between In-Home Care and Assisted Living Care

Posted by Conor Denton on Oct 29, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

As you attempt to transition your loved one into some form of daily care, it can be challenging to decide on which service is more cost-effective. Is In-Home care the way to go? Or does assisted living offer a broader spectrum of services for a flat rate? For many, these questions are essential in determining how their loved one will be cared for as they age. Below is information related to the expenses of daily senior care and which one might be more affordable for you and your loved one.

 

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Skilled Nursing vs. Assisted Living: What You Need To Know:

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Jun 18, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

There comes a point in many children's lives where they have to decide what the next steps are for their parent or loved one. Even if they need around the clock care, or are interested in living in a senior community full of activity, it can be tough to determine what the best type of care is for your loved ones. All your life, they have taken care of you, and now the tables have turned. They are trusting you to help them make the decision to move into a new home that will provide them with the best care while they enjoy their future years. While there are many different types of cares options for seniors, two of the most prevalent are skilled nursing and assisted living. What is the difference between these two types of care? Keep reading to learn about both of these types of care for our family members that we love.

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8 Things You Might Not Know About Assisted Living

Posted by Jackson Bentley on May 28, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

For many families, deciding when to consider an assisted living community is a difficult choice to make. We want whatever will make our loved ones happiest, but we also must take into consideration the realities of financing, time, and your loved ones care taking needs. When it becomes apparent that they need assistance in their daily lives - more than the family can provide - it may be time to start considering options. Unfortunately, not every facility out there was made equal, and it takes a discerning and informed shopper to determine which facility will best match your loved ones needs. If you’re on the fence about looking for assisted living options, here’s a list of characteristics of assisted living you’ll want to consider.

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