The Benefits of Living in an Assisted Living Community

The Benefits of Living in an Assisted Living Community - assisted living

More than 800,000 American seniors live in assisted living facilities or communities. As America’s population ages, that number is expected to grow. Seniors often express a desire to age at home, not realizing that many assisted living options still allow for a great deal of independence. Retirement communities with assisted living options are a great choice for seniors who […]

4 Signs Your Parent May Be Ready for Senior Living or Care

4 Signs Your Parent May Be Ready for Senior Living or Care - assisted living

More than 810,000 seniors are living in some form of independent housing. Independent senior living communities allow older adults to interact with others their age without having to worry about chores, cooking, laundry, home maintenance, etc. While there are several benefits to senior living, you might be wondering if your aging parent is ready for […]

How to Support a Loved One Living with Dementia

How to Support a Loved One Living with Dementia - assisted living

Dementia has become one of the leading illnesses globally. Statistically, every three seconds, someone develops dementia in the world. These memory problems have caused many loved one’s to become caregivers for those affected. However, not everyone understands how to support these patients.  Keep reading if you’d like to learn how to show your love and support […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Assisted Living

Assisted Living Nurses Helping a resident.

Did you know that over 810,000 seniors live in assisted living communities?  Assisted Living facilities are popular senior living communities that offer a good mixture of assistance and independence.  As you consider all the senior care options available, you might wonder why you should choose assisted living for your senior loved one.  Here are five reasons you […]

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Dementia?

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Dementia? - assisted living

More than 55 million people across the world have dementia. Dementia affects your memory, thinking, and even your behavior, and in many cases, it means you should not live alone.  Many people who receive a dementia diagnosis live in an assisted living community. Assisted living communities provide the trained care required as well as amenities and services […]

Senior Care Selection: Using the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Ratings

A nurse in a senior care community helps a senior with a walker.

As you begin the task of selecting an senior care for your loved one, you may find the experience overwhelming.  You are looking for a “new home” that is clean, safe, friendly, with access to medical personnel, and skilled, well-trained staff.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offers important Skilled Nursing Ratings specifically […]

How to Get Dementia Care For Your Loved One: A Guide

How to Get Dementia Care For Your Loved One: A Guide - assisted living

A person spends most of their life relying on their parents to some extent. From childhood through adulthood, our parents typically know us best. As such, it’s always difficult when senior dementia takes over and the parent becomes the one that now needs to rely on you, the adult child.  When most people think of […]

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