As our parents age, it becomes more and more difficult for them to take care of themselves. This is especially true if they live alone. If you have aging parents, you may be wondering when the time is right to move them into an assisted living facility.
There are many reasons why people may resist transitioning to assisted living. Some may be afraid of losing their independence, or not being able to take care of themselves. Others may worry about the cost of assisted living or being away from family and friends.
As our parents age, it can become increasingly difficult for them to maintain their independence. Assisted living facilities provide the perfect solution for elderly parents who need help with daily living activities but don’t want to move into a nursing home. There are many benefits of assisted living for both elderly parent and their children. Assisted living can help improve a parent’s overall well-being by providing them with the following:
By Jennifer Coates The expression “Home is where the heart is” is an oft-repeated phrase that is both familiar and evocative to all who hear it. Whenever these words are uttered, they immediately evoke the sentiment that no matter where life takes you, you can be “at home” as long as you are surrounded by
The skin naturally changes with age. Skin becomes less oily, less elastic, thinner, and more susceptible to bruising as we get older. As a result, seniors may have skin problems or concerns that they did not have when they were younger. However, there are a variety of things that individuals can do to preserve their
When families begin to discuss a senior loved one’s transition to an assisted living facility, many issues surface. Everyone in the family has their own idea about where the best community is, how much to spend, and so on. Even determining when to move can be difficult. Is it better to move during the summer
If you’re looking at a variety of senior living options, there can be a lot of confusing terminology to learn. When researching, it’s about finding the right place at the right time and understanding the level of care each option provides. The distinction between independent living and assisted living is a frequent topic of conversation.
Friends are essential at every stage of life, but as we age, it can be harder to sustain friendships. Assisted living communities provide an opportunity for residents to connect with others who share similar interests and experiences. There are many benefits to having friends in assisted living. Friendships can help reduce stress, promote positive emotions,
When a loved one has lived at home for years and is now moving to an assisted living facility, it might be frightening. It’s generally one of the most significant changes a senior will experience in their older years. There’s no way to get rid of all the concerns and apprehensions that go along with
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