Happy senior couple enjoys coffee outside at their assisted living community.

How To Know When it’s Time for Assisted Living

October 30, 2020 |

What was your last visit with your parent, aunt, uncle or grandparent like? Did you notice changes in their ability  manage  their personal hygiene? Were there changes in their pill case? Was the house cluttered or did you observe they were struggling to complete everyday tasks on their own? While changes like these can be […]

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Senior man wears a mask while visting with his doctor.

Allergies vs. Flu Symptoms: How to Tell What You’re Dealing With

October 22, 2020 |

It’s a late October day and you suddenly find yourself sneezing frequently and trying to tame a scratchy, sore throat. Is this the start of a miserable case of the flu? It is the beginning of flu season, after all. However, your symptoms could just be seasonal allergies. How can you tell if you’re dealing […]

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Staged living room area.

You’ve Decided it’s Time to Downsize –Now What?

September 28, 2020 |

So, you’re ready to find your next home at a senior living community. You can already picture all the activities you’ll do and the friends you’ll spend time with now that you’ll have more free time.No more home maintenance, just all the time in the world to do what you are passionate about. But wait! […]

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Senior woman with dementia visiting with her adult caregiver.

Ways to Talk to Your Loved One Who is Living with Dementia

September 25, 2020 |

Caring for someone living with dementia is challenging for many different reasons. Whether it’s your parent, aunt, uncle or another loved one, this is an emotional and confusing time for both of you. Part of what makes dementia such a complicated condition to care for are the effects it has on communication skills. Due to […]

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