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Getting Comfortable in a Wheelchair

Needing a seated mobility device to get around every day might not be the most convenient aspect of your life, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be comfortable! If you spend most of your day sitting, the last thing you want is a wheelchair or scooter that leaves you...

A Guide to Having a Conversation About Elderly Care

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....

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

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...

Why Visitors are Important for Assisted Living Facilities

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...

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

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...

Maryland Alzheimer’s Facts

Over 14 percent of the Maryland population is over the age of 65. With such a large population of senior residents, Maryland has some of the higher Alzheimer’s rates in the country. The statistics that surround Alzheimer’s in our area are astounding and as...
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