You are what you eat. Surely, you’ve heard that old adage as a witty quip before. But as it turns out, it’s truer than you think. Following an Alzheimer’s diet that can help prevent the disease and improve memory is well worth anyone’s time. What you eat has a tremendous amount to do with your well-being, your…

Chair yoga for seniors is a variation of traditional yoga. It is meant to be performed from a chair and is intended for seniors and other individuals who may be unable to sit on a floor mat or twist and bend in the way traditional yoga poses demand. Like traditional yoga, however, chair yoga provides…

The topic of marijuana is controversial in the medical community, law enforcement, and the general public. Many well-respected doctors are pushing for its use to ease symptoms of several diseases, not just Alzheimer’s. Just as many doctors are concerned with long-term effects and potentially addictive nature. This article is neither promoting nor protesting the use…

Estate Planning: 3 Legal Documents Your Elderly Parents Need Estate Planning can be a tough subject to discuss with your parents as it focuses around a time when they could be in the hospital and unable to make decisions for themselves or have passed away. However having these estate planning documents in order can protect…

Change can be difficult and stressful and everyone handles it differently. Like with any change, making the transition to senior living can be made easier on everyone by keeping a positive outlook, patience and understanding, and if possible, as many family and friends involved as possible. What Your Loved One Should Bring With Them When…

Does My Parent Need Assisted Living? The decision to move a parent or loved one into an assisted living facility is never an easy one, especially if they are independent and like doing things on their own. They’ve probably lived in the same house for the last several years, even decades and have many fond…

When a Loved One Needs Memory Care Loved ones suffering Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other progressive memory problems will eventually need round-the-clock memory care for safety and quality of life reasons. Memory care provided by assisted living facilities (ALFs) offer personal care support (bathing, dressing, meals), medication management and activities designed to improve physical and…

Assisted Living Activities At many assisted living facilities residents enjoy of a full schedule of social, educational and entertaining activities. These structured programs help all residents maintain a high quality of life. Many activities encourage members to socialize and develop friendships with other residents. Assisted living staff members make sure the activities are fun and…

Services For Assisted Living Seniors need varying degrees of help as they get older, but still want to feel independent. Assisted living staff members do their best to provide services in a caring and respectful manner. The staff members try to make sure that each resident is able to maintain a full life while staying…

Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living It’s important to be fully informed when you’re searching for the right assisted living. The following are common questions that people new to assisted living frequently ask. What is assisted living? Assisted living facilities provide housing for seniors that need supervision or assistance with daily activities. Staff actively monitor…