As people age, they often have accumulated decades worth of items. From heirlooms to roadside trinkets, we have seen there is often a need to declutter especially preparing to move into senior housing.
When thinking of moving into a senior living community, a common question is this: Is a senior living community right for me? Many factors come into play to answer this question, but one factor to consider is the level of care.
Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps all family members feel a sense of belonging and family identity.
Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do — no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides nutrients you need as you age. Use these tips to choose foods and beverages for better health at each stage of life.
Diabetes is a serious disease, and it affects many older adults. The good news is that you can take steps to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease to develop in older adults. If you already have diabetes, there are steps you can take to manage the condition and prevent diabetes-related health problems.
When caring for an aging parent or relative from afar, it can be hard to know when your help is needed. Sometimes, your parent will ask for help. Or, the sudden start of a severe illness will make it clear that assistance is needed. But, when you away from them, some detective work might be necessary to uncover possible signs that support or help is needed.
Learning about the two terms and the difference between them is important and can empower individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, their families, and their caregivers with necessary knowledge.
We are excited to be able to invite you back to our communities to visit your loved ones. It is vital for us to follow the correct protocol for the safety of our residents, and we appreciate in advance your understanding and compliance with these guidelines. Read more below to learn about visitation guidelines and restrictions.