When Experience Counts

Understanding the Role of Memory Care in Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

Caring for individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s requires specialized knowledge, patience, and compassion. Memory care programs are vital in providing comprehensive support for individuals living with these conditions. In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of memory care in dementia and Alzheimer’s care, exploring the benefits and the expert guidance available to […]

Exercising Your Brain: Top Ways to Improve Your Memory

While we all know that maintaining our physical health is incredibly important, preserving our mental health as we age is just as important. Whether you’re younger or older, you can do many fun and engaging exercises and activities to keep your memory sharp and your brain active. Learn a New Skill or Language Taking up […]

Fun Activities to Do with Your Grandparents

Intergenerational relationships are incredibly unique and valuable for all parties involved. Older adults offer beautiful glances into the past, while children contribute laughter and simplicity to the relationship. No relationship is more treasured than the relationship between grandchildren and grandparents. However, it can sometimes be challenging to think of activities to do together that are […]

What to Look for In a Senior Living Community

Choosing a senior living community for your loved one can be overwhelming. There are many factors to consider, like the proximity of activities and amenities, level of care needed, cost of living, and more. And then there’s that nagging fear that you’re making the wrong decision. One way to make the process easier is knowing […]

Should My Parents Still Live at Home?

“A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.” – Robert Brault As you age, watching your parents become less competent with their everyday tasks can be difficult. Luckily, there are warning signs that may indicate the need for a little more care to help them live at home comfortably longer. A recent […]

What Independent Living Environment Looks Like Today

Prior generations of seniors didn’t have many choices. Most older adults lived in their family home until it became unsafe. If an older adult could no longer live in a loved one or their own home safely and confidently, a nursing home was the only choice.  Modern-day options like independent living communities, age-restricted apartments, competent […]

What is Skilled Nursing?

Choosing the right method of care for an aging parent or loved one can be difficult. With all the types of care out there, from independent living facilities to assisted living, you may be overwhelmed by the idea of choosing the right option. You want to balance the wants and needs of your loved ones […]

Following COVID-19 Guidelines at Senior Facilities

Just about the only thing that has been consistent about this year is the unexpected changes. There is no denying the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the landscape of our world in 2020. Everything from the way we work, dine, socialize, spend time together, do business, and learn has drastically changed. If there’s a silver […]

Independent vs. Assisted Living: Which Option is Best for Your Loved One?

As your loved ones age, the question of how to live comfortably and safely surfaces as a regular topic of conversation. It may be time to move to the next chapter of your senior’s life in a senior living community.  Senior living options can feel overwhelming to navigate, especially if you do not have a […]

Lighten the Effects of The Fear Factor

Lighten the Effects of The Fear Factor Varying amounts of fear accompany change.  The amount of fear we experience often corresponds to how much we know about the change we are facing.  What I have found in my life and with working with seniors the last 22+ years is; The less we know, the greater […]