three women celebrate world osteoporosis day together

Recognizing World Osteoporosis Day in October

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens the bones, causing them to break easily even from a minor fall. Another way to refer to osteoporosis is as “bone loss.” Osteoporosis is a silent ailment that happens gradually, as you may show no symptoms until you break a bone. This condition is common in older people from…

a couple works on senior nutrition together

Benefits of Educating Seniors on Good Nutrition Habits

Irrespective of age and background, you should maintain a healthy diet. If you are a senior, then maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially in the area of nutrition, can become difficult. This is why it’s important to find a senior living community that offers senior nutrition and dining services. Good nutrition habits plus adequate physical exercise…

a woman learns of medication assistance for seniors

3 Benefits of Medication Assistance for Seniors

Medications are a vital part of maintaining a high-quality life for many seniors. However, managing multiple medications often requires adjustments. Therefore, it makes sense to have senior living services such as medication assistance to help you manage what medications you are taking, the dosage you are taking, and the specific type of medication that you…

this person works on senior housekeeping services

What Is Included in Senior Housekeeping Services?

Struggling with basic tasks in the home is a huge sign that you would benefit from moving to a senior living community. These communities offer senior housekeeping services that save you time and stress. They could also be the difference between a clean house and a fall or accident. As a senior who intends to…

a group experiences senior living community culture

What Is Community Culture and Is it Important?

Senior living community culture is the collection of values, beliefs, ethics, and attitudes that characterize a community and guide practices. Community culture influences everything from staff behavior to older adults’ ways of living. Michele Holleran, founder and CEO of Holleran Community Engagement Research and Consulting, suggests that “creating a campus where both employees and residents…

a woman is happy with her transition to senior care

3 Signs It’s Time to Transition to Senior Care

Many seniors don’t think they need senior care services because of their reluctance to move away from the comfort of their homes. While that is understandable, studies indicate that even though staying at home might give seniors a feeling of comfort, it may not be the best for them. Some people also feel that they…

a senior has her pet in her assisted living facilities

Can I Bring My Pet to an Assisted Living Facility?

Apart from the comfort that pets give their owners, there are several other physical and mental health benefits they offer. In fact, adopting a pet is recommended for seniors as it helps relieve boredom and provides that satisfaction that comes from having a sense of responsibility. However, seniors who intend to relocate to assisted living…

a woman is happy with her senior living care

3 Signs It’s Time for Senior Living Care

Caring for our elders can be a difficult, fraught process. One of the biggest decisions we may be faced with as our elders age is the decision to transition them into senior living care or assisted living. It’s unlikely the perfect moment to transition your elder into senior living services will present itself obviously. Informing…

a group enjoys arts and crafts for seniors

Arts and Craft Ideas for Seniors

Expressing creativity through arts and crafts is great exercise for your brain. As people age, physical activity may become more difficult, making stimulating mental activity even more important. While art is naturally an all-ages activity, some arts and crafts projects lend themselves to seniors. Do you want to better understand the benefits of arts and…

a daughter helps her mother transition to senior living

Tips for Helping Your Parents Transition Comfortably in Senior Living

The transition to senior living can be tricky to navigate for both you and your parents. It might be accompanied by a change in health status or a growing dependence on assistance. Whatever the circumstances, it’s unlikely that your parents will have zero qualms about moving to assisted living. But the process doesn’t have to…