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 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…

healthy living for seniors is an important component of a senior living community

What Is a Healthy Diet for Seniors?

Eating right is important at any age, but it sometimes gets neglected as people grow older. Healthy living for seniors requires the right food choices, which is why many retirement programs like assisted living include dining services. What does a healthy diet for seniors look like? Why Nutrition Matters for Seniors Good nutrition is essential…

a couple talks about the transition to assisted living

How to Talk to a Loved One About the Transition to Assisted Living

As the people you love age, it is hard to know how to approach certain subjects like assisted living services. It is not an easy topic to bring up, but it is an important discussion. The transition to assisted living can be a fun one because of all the community can offer, but change is always…

senior getting medical care in a senior living center

How Do Seniors Get Medical Care In A Senior Living Center?

The type of medical care that seniors can expect to find in a senior living center can vary greatly.  In some communities, you might find skilled nursing care, memory care for residents with dementia, or other types of specialized medical services. No matter what senior living community or program type you choose, however, you will…