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Activities to do with Someone with Alzheimer’s

July 14, 2017

Alzheimer’s is one of the hardest diseases to deal with because it presents unique challenges for caregivers and loved ones. In an effort to help make planning activities a bit easier, here are a few which have proven successful with people with Alzheimer’s. Look Through Old Photos One of the best activities is to look […]

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What is Palliative Care?

June 22, 2017

Palliative care is often used as a synonym to hospice and typically refers to a person’s end-of-life care. Palliative care doesn’t particularly focus on curing a patient’s illness; the diagnosis is commonly too severe and the illness incurable. Instead, palliative care focuses on improving your loved one’s quality of life as opposed to attempting ways […]

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A Guide to Having a Conversation About Elderly Care

May 18, 2017

As you and your loved ones age, difficult care decisions have to be made. If your loved one’s health and safety would benefit from an assisted living facility, making that transition can be a difficult one. The first step, of course, is having a dialogue about it. Here are some things to consider when beginning […]

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Moving a Parent to Assisted Living

April 27, 2017

Making the decision to move a parent into assisted living can be extremely difficult. Once you’ve done the hard work of finding a facility that is a good fit for your parent, you’ll need to think about the actual process of moving them. Carefully considering everything from telling them about the move, the timing of […]

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5 Signs You’ve Found the Best Assisted Living Facility for Your Parent

March 31, 2017

We always want the best for our parents, and finding the best assisted living facility is one of the most helpful things we can do for them as they grow older. Here are some qualities that the most renowned facilities offer: They plan activities to keep residents engaged. If care providers make a point to […]

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Why Long-Term Care Should be Part of Your Retirement Planning

February 17, 2017

Did you know that although only 1/3 of Americans think they will need long term care, 2/3 actually will need it? When planning for retirement, it’s important to make sure you have thought of everything you might need and want in order to ensure you have a happy and healthy life in the years following […]

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Why Visitors are Important for Assisted Living Facilities

January 18, 2017

Assisted living facilities provide comfortable, home-like environments for seniors to live in when they can no longer live on their own. They provide 24/7 care and focus greatly on improving and maintaining the health and happiness of their residents. Although assisted living facilities pride themselves on being able to fully care for their residents, there […]

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Ask These 3 Questions When Interviewing an Assisted Living Facility

December 21, 2016

Finding an assisted living facility that meets your loved one’s needs can be a stressful process. It’s important when finding an assisted living facility you come prepared with questions that will help you find the right fit for your loved one. Ask these 3 questions when interviewing an assisted living facility. What activities happen year-round? […]

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Why a 3:1 Staff to Patient Ratio Is So Important

November 15, 2016

Senior citizens and elderly people require specialized care. The challenges that come along with the increased life expectancy require that the caregivers have specific skill set. Nursing homes are supposed to provide the highest level of elder care to the seniors admitted in their facilities. You would want your relatives to get an experienced and […]

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When is Hospice Care Required?

October 18, 2016

Hospice care isn’t for everyone, but it is very advantageous to those who need it. Hospice care workers do their best to eliminate chronic pain in patients, as well as tend to their emotional and spiritual needs when they are suffering from a serious or terminal illness. So when is hospice care a requirement? When […]

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