When we found out that my mom was experiencing signs of dementia, we didn't take the news lightly. We were concerned about her well-being, and I knew that she couldn't keep living on her own. To keep her safe, I decided to enroll her in a nursing home that specialized in mental health care. She was concerned about the change at first, but as soon as she moved in, she only had positive things to say about her new digs. She loved the ability to get in touch with doctors the same day, and she was even able to make a few friends along the way. This blog is all about keeping your parents safe, happy and healthy.
28 April 2022
When you have an older loved one who is getting ready for assisted living, it's normal for them to feel apprehensive or uncomfortable about the idea. Assisted living is a significant change. After all, it alters everything about your loved one's immediate environment. That being said, it doesn't have to change their daily life. There are some things that everyone should understand about assisted living to help them adequately prepare for this next stage of their life.
14 December 2021
Independence is one of the most important things for the average American adult. It doesn't matter when you were born. The idea of relying on others to do for you is a bitter pill for many people to swallow. Especially as we age. No one wants to feel as though they are a burden to family members and loved ones. This is where an assisted living community can be instrumental in restoring independence and dignity for aging adults.
13 August 2021
It can be difficult to know what to do when a family member is diagnosed with dementia. The condition will inevitably worsen, but there's no clear schedule for the way in which dementia progresses. It may soon become questionable as to whether your loved one can remain in their own home, but an aged care home for dementia patients may be too restrictive when the disease only presents mild to moderate symptoms.
12 May 2021
Daily home care is available for families with members that need medical assistance, but just want to receive services from home. If your family is about to sign up for these services, here are a couple of tips that can help. Decide Between Self-Pay and Insurance There are two ways you can pay for daily home care services. These include insurance and self-pay. If your family member is insured and it covers these at-home medical services, that is the best way to keep costs in a manageable range.
12 January 2021
Most people are all too aware of the medical benefits assisted living offers aging seniors who need a little assistance to get through their daily lives. You may not, however, know about the social benefits living in an assisted living community can offer seniors and the positive impact this assistance can have on their health. These are just a few of the social benefits senior assistance in an elderly care center has to offer.