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Learning All About Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Communities

Hi everyone, my name is Irene Maier. In the last few years, I have gone through the nursing home listings four times over in search of a proper home for each of my grandparents. Their varying medical conditions complicated the process. I had to find homes staffed with people who were trained to handle daily medical procedures and properly respond to emergencies. Furthermore, I had to consider my grandparent's daily care abilities to find a home they would be happy to rent. During this extensive search, I learned all about services, amenities and rooms offered at nursing homes and assisted living communities. I want to share that information with you through this website. I hope you will come back again soon to learn more.

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Help Your Parent Remain Active While Living In An Assisted Living Community

24 March 2015
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Everyone knows how important exercise is, but many people struggle to get their daily allotment of activity in. As people age, finding the motivation to lift small weights and  go for a walk or stretch can become more and more difficult. At the same time, remaining active becomes increasingly important. If you have a parent in an assisted living facility, here are three ways you can help them stay active. Read More …

5 Ways To Communicate With An Alzheimer’s Patient

24 March 2015
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Alzheimer's is a devastating brain disease and affects more people than you think. According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 5.3 million of Americans have Alzheimer's disease in 2015. If one of your loved ones is suffering from this disease, you may feel a loss as to what you can do. Although you can't cure Alzheimer's, you can be there for your loved one and learn how to communicate effectively with him. Read More …

What To Expect If Your Elderly Parent Falls

20 March 2015
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When your parents begin to age and have mobility issues, you find yourself worrying that they will suffer an injury or fall. However, if and when it does happen, you need to know what to expect and how to handle the situation. Because the impact of a fall can be so damaging to the frail bones and weakened muscles of the elderly, you need to learn what to expect when your parent does fall and require medical care. Read More …