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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.


Tips For Planning Fun On-Site Activites For A Loved One In A Nursing Home

25 May 2016
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Moving into assisted living facilities is becoming more common as baby boomers age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.5 million people are living in the more than 1,500 nursing homes or assisted living facilities in the United States. If you have a loved one who is among those who rely on assisted living care, you may wonder if it's okay to do the same sort of stuff you used to do when the person was living independently. Read More …

Tips For Staying Connected With Your Parent With Alzheimer’s

19 February 2016
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As the Alzheimer's progresses in your parent, it will become more difficult communicating with them. Even simple conversations will take skill and patience. Here are some tips used by memory care specialists at facilities like Gateway Living to continue to have a loving connection with your parent in spite of this disease. 1. Approach all conversations with your parent calmly. As the disease advances, your parent will become more sensitive to the energy of people around them. Read More …

Guidelines For Selecting An Excellent Retirement Home

28 January 2016
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If you are looking for a retirement home for a loved one, then it can be pretty hard to find a facility that is suitable for your needs. After all, you want to make sure that you pick a location that will cater to your loved one and provide for them. To help you out in this important decision, here are some questions that you should heavily consider when browsing: Read More …

3 Benefits Senior’s Experience By Attending Adult Day Care

11 January 2016
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If your elderly parent that lives with you begins getting bored being alone while you are at work, or if he or she needs assistance during this time, you could always consider dropping him or her off at an adult day care center. Adult day care centers like Chapin Home For The Aging are geared towards helping seniors with normal tasks, but they are also designed for social purposes. Here are ways your parent will benefit from attending an adult day care center during the day. Read More …

What Happens During A Typical Day At An Adult Day Care Facility

11 December 2015
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When you have a loved that needs care during the day, an adult day care center is an excellent option. Many people choose this type of care for their loved one when the the person needing care lives with them, but they need to work full time outside the home. Understanding what happens during a typical day at an adult day care facility may ease your concerns about having a loved one care for during the day while you are working. Read More …