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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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Mobility As A Key To Staying Independent

18 May 2015
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You've made the decision to move from your own home to an independent living facility. That means you recognize that you need a little help now and then to get through the day. Declining mobility around the home is often a reason for seniors to feel as if they need assistance. Stay independent in your new home for longer with these mobility tips: Reduce Your Chances of Falling and Injury Read More …

Three Cool Techie Gifts for Mother’s Day for Moms in Assisted Living

11 May 2015
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What do you get your mom for Mother's Day when she's moved to assisted living? Flowers are fine, but what if you just don't want to send a bouquet (or what if your mom's allergies make flowers impractical)? Picking out the right gift isn't easy, especially because space is limited and practicality is key. Hi-tech gadgets can solve the problem, even if your mom isn't particularly technologically oriented. Consider these suggestions. Read More …

Reversible Dementia: Is Assisted Living The Best Option For Your Stubborn Parent?

27 April 2015
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If your elderly parent experiences reversible dementia and refuses to let you help them, you need to make tough decisions about their care. One of the toughest decisions you face is placing your parent into an assisted living facility. However, it can be the best decision for your parent now and in the future. Although reversible dementia is treatable with the right medications and care plans, the condition can become irreversible if your loved one refuses to take their prescribed medications and orders. Read More …

Two Reasons Why Your Parents Will Enjoy Life In A Senior Living Facility

21 April 2015
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If you have parents who are entering their golden years, you may be concerned about them living alone.  You worry that something may happen to them while you're busy at work and you won't be able to get to them in time.  You've talked with your parents about moving to a senior living facility, but they may have been unenthusiastic about the prospect of losing their independence.  However, if you're able to explain to your parents the benefits of relocating to a senior living center, you will succeed in making them excited about the move. Read More …

3 Ways Being Social Can Help Seniors

1 April 2015
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Many people struggle with the decision to put their parent or other elderly relative in a retirement community. Many elderly relatives will try to put off going to an assisted living or nursing home for as long as possible because they don't want to give up their independence, and it can be very difficult to force an elderly relative into such a facility. However, that elderly relative's health is often at stake. Read More …