About Enrolling A Senior With Alzheimer's Disease In An Adult Day Care Center

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Do you take care of your senior parent who suffers from early stage of Alzheimer's disease? If you need someone to look after him or her because you work a day job, you might find that enrolling him or her in an adult day care center is the best thing to do. An adult day care center can actually be beneficial in a few different ways. Take a look at this article to learn why enrolling your parent in an adult day care center is not a bad idea while you are working during the day.

13 June 2016

Understanding Hip Replacements: The First Few Months Of Living With A New Hip

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If you have recently broken your hip and needed a complete replacement, you will quickly realize the amount of rehabilitation and physical therapy you will need to get back to feeling well again. Hip replacements can cause pain, stiffness, and muscle weakness, with pain typically lasting at least 4-6 weeks after surgery. You will work closely with a physical therapist to determine when you can begin bearing weight with your new hip, and you will be taught how to use devices to assist you while you are healing from your surgery.

10 June 2016

How To Make The New Retirement Home Feel Like Home

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You've decided that taking care of your own home has become too much trouble and are moving into one of the local assisted living facilities. In many ways, this is like moving into a new neighborhood. There are new people to meet, friends to make, and people will want to get to know you. Here are some tips for settling into your new neighborhood.  1. Attend and participate in any resident's meetings.

8 February 2016

5 Hallmarks Of A Good Adult Day Care Facility

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Adult day care facilities provide activities and supervision for adults that may need assistance or supervision in their daily routine, yet wish to remain independent and live at home. If you are considering non-residential adult day for yourself or your elderly loved one, do you know what to look for? Here are a few hallmarks of top-notch adult day care program: The program provides transportation to and from the adult day care facility: How will your elderly loved one get to and from adult day care?

8 February 2016

Three Ways To Help Your Parent Settle Into A Retirement Community

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Whether your elderly parent has trouble performing some day-to-day tasks or you think that it's best for him or her to spend time with some peers, you might pursue the idea of helping your parent move into a retirement community. This change can be a significant adjustment for someone who has lived on his or her own for decades, but it hopefully won't take too long until your loved one is comfortable in the new surroundings.

5 February 2016

3 Reasons To Consider An Assisted Living Facility For Your Aging Loved One

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Seeing someone you love age and decline in health can be very discouraging. Someone who might have taken care of you when you were younger is now in need of constant help and care. Although you may want to provide that care for your loved one, it is important to know when it is time for an assisted living facility. Putting your loved one in a facility can protect both of you and can improve the quality of life for your loved one.

2 February 2016

Learn How To Throw A Great Dance Party For Residents Of A Retirement Home

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Living in a retirement home, such as Kendal At Lexington, allows elderly individuals to live in a community where they are surrounded with people who are their own age. While it can be nice to have people around to eat with, play games with, or simply talk to, the retirement home may need to be livened up every now and then to ensure that everyone is able to have as good of a time as they possibly can while living there.

2 February 2016