• What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    What To Do When an Aging Parent Doesn’t Accept Help

    When your parents age and become less independent, it’s natural to want to step in and offer your help. After all, your parents raised you from infancy and helped you become the person you are today. The least you can do is return the favor and help them get through the golden years of their […]

  • How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

    How Assisted Living Can Make Your Life Easier Every Day

    As an older adult, you’re probably noticing changes in your energy levels and physical capabilities. These changes are normal and a natural part of aging. You may even find that daily responsibilities and chores become increasingly difficult to perform. Many people in this situation begin thinking about the benefits assisted living could provide them. From […]

  • Advantages of Senior Living for Senior Older Adults

    Advantages of Senior Living for Senior Older Adults

    As your loved one ages, it’s essential to consider how you will help ensure the happiest and most secure future for them. One of the significant considerations to make is where your loved one will live. If you have a busy life and you’re not home frequently enough to provide the type of care your […]

  • Checklist for Choosing the Right Senior Living

    Checklist for Choosing the Right Senior Living

    Is it time to find the ideal senior living solution for a loved one? There are things you can do to narrow your options and make sure your loved one ends up in a community that’s a good fit. When looking for the right senior living community, consider the following considerations. Then, write them down […]

  • Why is Older Adult Living So Expensive?

    Why is Older Adult Living So Expensive?

    If you’ve noticed your cost of living increasing each year, you’re not alone. Everything costs more today than it did even five years ago. And if you’re an older adult who fondly remembers $90-a-month mortgage payments and 49-cents-a-pound ground beef, wrapping your head around today’s prices can be difficult at best. Do you wish to […]

  • What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like

    What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like

    For many, once they have a conversation with a loved one about moving into an assisted living community, the next steps can seem overwhelming and full of many more questions than answers. If you are in the process of finding the right community for your loved one, read our tips on how to begin the […]

  • How to Begin the Search for Senior Living

    How to Begin the Search for Senior Living

    Many older Americans start to consider a change in their community and care as they get older. Some are looking for help with everyday responsibilities. In contrast, others would like a community of people their age who are engaged in day trips, game nights, communal meals, and a healthy, active lifestyle. If you are considering […]

  • What Are the Requirements to Live in Assisted Living?

    What Are the Requirements to Live in Assisted Living?

    Assisted living facilities provide long-term care and housing for older adults. The goal of an assisted living community is to help older adults continue to live as independently as possible, with supportive services around activities of daily living (ADLs).  This can include bathing, dressing, meal preparation, personal care, hygiene, medication administration, and mobility support. Most […]

  • Why Women Should Plan for Long-Term Care

    Why Women Should Plan for Long-Term Care

    With 10,000 people turning 65 each day, the subjects of aging and long-term care are of vital importance to millions of people and their loved ones. That’s why long-term care planning is an important task for so many. It not only gives peace of mind, but it can help save money in the long run […]

  • What Questions to Ask When Looking for Assisted Living

    What Questions to Ask When Looking for Assisted Living

    According to the National Center for Assisted Living, there are 28,900 assisted living centers in the United States, with a total of about 1,000,000 licensed beds. With 16.5% of the U.S. population sitting at 65 and older, it’s safe to say discussing whether or not to move to an assisted living community is brought up […]

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