The 3 Main Benefits Of Assisted Living Facilities For Aging Individuals

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Do you have an aging loved one who relies heavily on you to help them with daily tasks? Although you do not mind helping out, you have quickly realized it is becoming a bit too much for you. If your loved one is unable to prepare food, clean the home or even take a shower on their own, you may want to talk to them about moving into an assisted living facility.

23 June 2016

2 Reasons To Consider Moving Your Aging Parents Into A Senior Community

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One of the most difficult decisions that most people will have to make at some point is how to make sure that their aging parents are cared for in their old age. A senior community is one of the more popular options available and usually consists of private apartments, condos, or houses instead of the single room setups that many retirement homes utilize. Listed below are just two of the reasons to consider moving your aging parents into a senior community.

22 June 2016

2 Senior Living Trends That Are Sure To Make Your Experience A Better One

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When it comes to senior living options, there are a variety to choose from, such as independent living, assisted living, and nursing care living. If you fall among the senior population, it is time to think about your senior living experience, which entails familiarizing yourself with current and future trends. The good news is there are at least a couple of trends that can make your senior living experience a far better one.

22 June 2016

Addressing Some Common Concerns about Assisted-Living Communities

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Assisted-living services can prove invaluable help to those individuals that are unfortunate enough to be unable to care for themselves on a daily basis. While assisted-living communities can offer patients the services and comforts that they need, these facilities are often poorly understood by patients and their family members. After you have the following few questions about these communities addressed, you will be better able to decide if this is a suitable option for your healthcare needs.

22 June 2016

What To Look For In A Short-Term Senior Rehab Center

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When you have an elderly parent who is just getting out of inpatient hospital care, a short-term rehabilitation or nursing home center can be a great intermediate step before returning home. Here are some things to look for in a short-term rehab facility.  Availability of Medical Professionals The types of nursing care that your parent needs in rehabilitation may be somewhat different than the ongoing care that long-term residents would need.

22 June 2016

Tips For Recognizing Alzheimer's Progression And Assisted Living Needs

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A loved one's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can be a troubling thing, especially when you don't understand the progression of the condition or the trouble signs you should be watching for. By knowing the early warning signs of significant progression, you might be more equipped to seek supportive care or an independent living environment when your loved one needs it most. Here are a few things you should watch for that may indicate that your family member needs more support than you can provide.

19 June 2016

Three Things To Consider When Hiring A Special Needs Caregiver To Help With Your Autistic Adult Child

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Someone who is on the lower-functioning side of the autism spectrum often needs around the clock care to ensure that they are able to be safe at all times. When parents have an autistic child who has grown to be an adult, it can sometimes be difficult to give them the care that they need because they are strong physically, but may still function like a child. If you have an adult child with autism living in your home, you may want to consider hiring an in-home caregiver to help you give your child the care they need and deserve.

14 June 2016