You may be visiting our website if you have an aging loved one with physical and cognitive deficits. While you may be able to care for your elderly loved one at home, you may not have the clinical skills nor financial resources to do so. Our blog posts reveal the physical and cognitive benefits of nursing home and assisted living placement. Your questions and concerns regarding physical, occupational, and speech therapies are addressed here, as well as your concerns about nutritional interventions and social activities offered in nursing homes. After reading our helpful posts, you'll feel more confident in making the right long-term care choice for your senior loved one.
14 January 2020
As loved ones age, their needs begin to change. They may require a different living situation where more people are around. If you have an aging senior, you may be starting to look at different living options for them. Many seniors who don't require constant care choose to move into an assisted living facility. This can be a great way to be part of a community. Here are some reasons to consider an assisted living facility.
13 January 2020
It can be hard to determine whether or not your aging loved ones are ready to move into an assisted living facility. Some people never have to, and they end up remaining in their homes until their passing. However, other individuals find that with age comes physical and sometimes mental impairments that create an unsafe environment at home, especially when they are alone. To help you decide whether it is time to talk to someone about assisted living facility services, you will want to read through the following information.
9 January 2020
If you're like most people with senior loved ones in their lives, your senior's health and happiness are very important to you. You probably go out of your way to help ensure that your senior loved one has safety features installed such as grab bars near sinks, toilet, showers, and bathtubs. However, you may not have given much thought to how your senior dresses — and that's perfectly normal because most people's knowledge of senior-friendly fashion begins and ends with sensible footwear.
8 January 2020
While nobody is perfect, an older person with memory problems faces challenges that are very unique. They might forget to pay a bill or not recall donating a few hundred dollars to a charity in need, leaving their finances in a condition that's difficult to figure out, much less manage. Without being overbearing, you can step in and help, especially when memory affects money to the point where their regular budget is threatened.