The name senior living community often conjures up images of elderly people in wheelchairs, bingo, and loneliness. Senior communities, sometimes referred to as senior living housing or apartments, over-55 living centers, assisted living, or even retirement homes, are often quite different from the traditional image. True, the majority of residents are usually retired seniors. But they are not there to live out their lives—they are there to truly live. And although senior communities are all different as far as services, accommodations, and pricing, their goal is to provide the best living experience for people who want to remain active in mind and body for as long as they're able.
19 April 2023
Moving can be tough on anyone, particularly for seniors. If you have an older loved one that is relocating to a nursing home or other residential facility, it can be a difficult adjustment. There are some things that families and caregivers can do to help them adapt to a nursing home, and acclimate to the environment. Try these seven suggestions to help your senior adapt to their new surroundings: 1. Make It Homey Make the new space seem homey and familiar.
16 January 2023