Did you know nearly 8 million men and women are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia each year? That’s right – your loved one is not alone. Finding the right memory care community for your loved one is essential. Memory care communities offer specialized services and settings that benefit your loved one, from empathetic staff and enjoyable
Families who are caring for a loved one who is developing Alzheimer’s disease often pursue a transition into a memory care community. There are many details caregivers must consider when preparing a loved one’s home environment, ensuring it’s supportive and safe for this new way of life. Over time, as Alzheimer’s progresses, a senior’s cognitive abilities decline, which is why
Nearly 8 million people are diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s each year. If your loved one has been diagnosed, they are not alone. Upon learning your loved one is developing dementia and Alzheimer’s, it’s encouraged to begin adapting to this new way of life quickly – both for your aging loved one and yourself. Understanding the symptoms and how your
When looking for an assisted living community, either for yourself or your loved one, you want to find the best possible environment. This is a big move that will lead to a new and exciting chapter of your life. Alleviating a lot of these worries comes down to researching and deciding whether or not a particular assisted living community is
You and your loved one will consider numerous details when selecting the best assisted living community for their unique needs. While choosing the right path for your loved one’s future can be challenging, there are many benefits to each type of alternative care offering. If you think an assisted living community would benefit your loved one, the experts here at
Are you ready to remove the hassle of lawn care, home maintenance, and daily chores? If your answer is yes, it may be time to consider moving into an independent living community. An independent living community can be a new home that offers much-needed freedom and plenty of social activities while eliminating the burden of everyday tasks. You’re not alone.
There comes a time when aging adults no longer want the responsibilities of lawn care, household chores, and upkeep. When many reach this point, the conversation regarding an independent or assisted living community begins. But what is the difference between the two, and how much freedom will you have at an independent living community? By moving into an independent living
As we age, choosing to move into assisted living can be very beneficial as these communities offer around the clock care, services, amenities, and activities to help improve an aging individual’s quality of life. Many aging adults want to continue living independently and caring for themselves. However, moving into assisted living will make life easier and allow your loved one
Starting the conversation with your parent or loved one about senior care options can be emotional and difficult. Unfortunately, there’s not necessarily a universal sign for when it’s the right time — which can make the discussion even more challenging. There are, however, some signals that may point towards senior living as a viable and preferable alternative to living alone.
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