Chair Yoga for Seniors

Senior Chair Yoga

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 … Read more

Does Marijuana Stop Alzheimer’s?

Marijuana Prevent Alzheimer's

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 … Read more

Documents Needed For Estate Planning

Estate Planning Documents

Having a Last Will and Testament, Healthcare Directive and Power of Attorney in order is very important and without them a family can be placed in situations that require hard decisions to be made on behalf of their loved one. There are many ways to getting your parents estate planning documents in order such as … Read more

Moving To Assisted Living

Moving Assisted Living

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 … Read more

8 Signs Your Parent Needs Assisted Living

Signs Parents Need Assisted Living

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 … Read more

What Is Memory Care?

What is Memory Care

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 … Read more

Assisted Living Activities For Senior Residents

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 entertaining. Art ClassesArt … Read more

Assisted Living Services

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 at an assisted living … Read more

Assisted Living FAQ’s

Assisted Living FAQs

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 … Read more

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost

Assisted Living Costs For basic assisted living care, costs can range from $1,800 to $2,400 a month which works out to be about $60 – $80 per day. This cost doesn’t include personal care or medication expenses. For most facilities, basic costs will cover the room, utilities, housekeeping, basic meal plan and some activities. Varying … Read more

What Is Assisted Living?

What is Assisted Living

With all the different types of senior living available today it’s difficult to understand the differences between them and even more difficult to choose the right one for you or a loved one. Adding to this confusion is assisted living may mean different services not only at different facilities, but even to two people at … Read more