Watching a parent age can be difficult, especially when you begin to worry about their well-being. For many, you may have to start considering alternatives to your parents living alone. If you’re in this situation and don’t know what to do, don’t worry—this is a common experience. It’s important to communicate openly with your parents […]
The Best Ways to Make Friends as a Senior
As people age, they often find themselves faced with new challenges during the transition into the senior living stage of life, including social isolation. Volunteering, joining a club or group, taking a class, and reconnecting with old friends can help seniors meet new people and build strong social connections that can help keep them healthy […]
How to Ease the Transition to Assisted Living
When your loved one has lived independently for so long, moving to assisted living can be a significant shift in life. Aging in place isn’t always possible, and transitioning to assisted living can be safer, smarter, and less stressful in the long run. From the initial conversation until after the move is complete, the transition […]
Food Safety for Seniors
It doesn’t matter what happens as we age; everyone still enjoys a good meal. And whether your parents live at home or have moved to an independent living community, food safety is an essential aspect of a senior’s life. If your loved one lives in a senior living community, the food service team should work […]
How to Choose a Memory Care Facility?
Choosing a memory care community for your loved one can be challenging with all the different places and services being offered. It’s a big decision and can take some careful thinking before deciding the best option for them. Some considerations to take into mind when choosing a memory care community are staff, safety, services, and […]
What Should Seniors Eat for Breakfast?
When seniors focus on an active lifestyle with healthy eating, they can support healthy aging. Whether you live an independent or assisted living lifestyle, seniors need a balanced and nutritious breakfast to start their day. Foods that include protein, fiber, and adequate portions of vegetables and fruit contain all the nutritional elements of a healthy […]
Helping Your Senior Loved Ones Downsize
As people age, they usually won’t have the same space requirements. So, downsizing becomes a necessity in many cases. Fortunately, many great independent living or assisted living communities are available to choose from, depending on a senior’s needs. On the other hand, downsizing and moving into a new home is often met with some resistance. […]
When to Move to Senior Living
Senior living is something that almost every person will someday have to consider for themselves or their family members. If you’re still healthy, it’s easy to put off making any decisions about senior living. But with age and possibly mobility issues, maintaining a household while living alone can begin to feel more like a burden […]
Does Assisted Living Allow Pets?
Moving with a Pet Moving into a new community can be exciting, but the process can sometimes involve challenging decisions. When seniors decide to move into assisted living, they and their loved ones might need to downsize or consider what services are needed. But moving choices can be limited when seniors are moving with a […]
Active Seniors: The Benefits of Exercise as You Age￼
Looking Forward to Activity Enjoying life to the fullest at any age means engaging with a variety of experiences. Making an effort to stay mobile can be more challenging for seniors. Yet, the benefits often outweigh or even help alleviate those challenges. Seniors can look forward to exercising while aging with supportive services and community […]