What Is A Nursing Home?

What Are Nursing Homes

Nursing homes can be called a variety of names. The most popular names are convalescent homes and skilled nursing facilities. Nursing homes provide many helpful, essential services to senior citizens who can no longer take care of themselves. The services can include: 24-hour skilled nursing care Medical care Medicine monitoring Memory care Hospice is usually … Read more

What Is Independent Living?

What is Independent Living

Independent living is a great first step into a retirement community for many seniors. Many aging adults are under the misconception that they should live in their home, many times alone, until they can no longer take care of themselves, then move into a nursing home. This is definitely not the case! Independent living is … Read more

2021 Top Pennsylvania Senior Living Communities

Top Pennsylvania Assisted Living Communities

If you’re looking for senior living or care in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, or anywhere in-between in the expansive Pennsylvania countryside, you’ve probably discovered there is not shortage of options. You wouldn’t be the first to feel confused or overwhelmed by the living types, services, types of staff and other things you need to take into account. … Read more

2021 Top Washington Senior Living Communities

Top Washington Assisted Living Communities

Are you looking for senior living for yourself or a loved one in Washington? If you’ve already started your search you’re probably aware of all the options available. Living types, services, what amenities are available, it can be overwhelming. You only want the best for your loved one or yourself and we want to help … Read more

2021 Top Texas Senior Living Communities

Top Texas Assisted Living Communities

Everyone gets older, but some of us need a little extra help during our senior years. If you’re looking for senior living and care for yourself or a loved one it can be overwhelming. What level of care is needed? are all services included? What happens if more care is needed? Researching all the local … Read more

What is Home Care?

What is Home Care?

Home care is a brilliant, helpful way to provide care for seniors in the comforts of their own homes. This can include people with special needs in addition to elderly care. Home care is a godsend for people who need extra help but want to maintain their own independence. Many people who qualify for home … Read more

2021 Top Minnesota Senior Living Communities

Top Minnesota Assisted Living Communities

Providing care for a loved one is a difficult and time-consuming task. Combine that with a job, caring for a family, and it can seem downright impossible. A senior living facility create an environment designed to make life easier for aging adults. Minnesota has some fantastic options that deserve consideration, but all the options that … Read more

2021 Top California Senior Living Communities

Top California Assisted Living Communities

Making the choice to move into a senior living community is not easy. If it is for yourself, giving up your independence can be tough. If it is for a loved one, having this discussion can be somewhat uncomfortable. California has hundreds of communities for every level of care and budget. While this is helpful, … Read more

What Is Memory Care?

What is Memory Care

When a Loved One Needs Memory Care Over 50 million people are diagnosed with dementia each year worldwide.10 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. With these statistics, there is a high demand for memory care services. Memory care is an effective way to properly care for seniors living with Alzheimer’s and other memory … Read more

What Is Assisted Living?

What is Assisted Living

Aging is a natural part of life. A common, but unwanted part of the aging process is losing independence as health begins to deteriorate. Assisted living was designed with seniors in mind and to provide relief and peace of mind for their family and loved ones. Many people have heard about assisted living. But what … Read more

2021 Top Georgia Senior Living Communities

2021 Top Georgia Assisted Living Communities

When it’s time to consider a senior living community for yourself or a loved one good enough is rarely, well, good enough. You want the best in comfort, amenities, and services but there are so many options now. Choosing the best fit can be an overwhelming, time consuming task. What level of care is needed, … Read more

2021 Top Tennessee Senior Living Communities

2021 Top Tennessee Assisted Living

Are you looking for senior living and care in Tennessee? You want to make sure that you’re getting the best service and amenities in a warm, home-like environment. Unfortunately not all communities are created or managed equally. With so many options today it can be overwhelming finding the best fit your loved one or yourself. … Read more

Why Seniors Need a Power of Attorney

why seniors need power of attorney

As a senior, you may at some point be faced with situations when you need assistance with handling your affairs. If you are hospitalized or incapacitated, who will pay your bills and manage your finances? Who will make your healthcare decisions if you can’t? Having a Power of Attorney allows you to make these choices, … Read more

What Assisted Living Facilities Are Doing For Coronavirus

coronavirus assisted living facilities

The coronavirus outbreak has left everyone with more questions than answers recently. No one knows this more than people with family in assisted living facilities, who may feel powerless to help their loved ones they’re not even allowed to see. Assisted living facilities are doing their best to be transparent and be a resource you … Read more

5 Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients at Home to Spark Memories

Alzheimer's activities at home

For those living with dementia there may be times when it becomes increasingly more difficult to recall memories, especially as the dementia journey progresses. There are, however, many different activities which can help to spark memories, which in turn can help to boost mood and improve well-being. Here we will cover just five fantastic activities … Read more

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security isn’t just for people over 65. If you have a serious medical condition that keeps you from working, you might be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees two different disability programs that provides monthly benefits to claimants who are approved. These two programs use the same … Read more

Designing A Senior Accessible Bedroom

Senior Accessible Bedroom

Everyone deserves to have a peaceful night in a clean and safe bedroom. Unfortunately, many bedrooms may not be safe for seniors and especially those with disabilities. Because we start and end our days there, the bedroom should be one of the first areas to start when improving homes. Bedrooms are commonly placed upstairs in … Read more

Keep Your Senior Loved One Feeling Independent

Senior Independence

Imagine what it would be like if you didn’t have control over basic decisions in your life. Unfortunately, this is something many seniors struggle with as they get older. My grandmother was one of these individuals and it was hard for her to accept any dependency. When we first made the arrangement of me being … Read more