How to Recognize Signs It's Time for Assisted Living
Caring for a elderly parents takes a toll on families. When is the right time to move to assisted living? We ask a psychologist for signs.
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
Five reasons why assisted living may be the best solution for your loved one
Elders often say they want to stay in their own homes. They've lived there for decades and see no reason to move. However, many times their neighborhoods have changed so much that they are no longer safe. Even if the neighborhoods are safe, many of the old neighbors have died or moved away, and the elders become isolated. Many times a move to assisted living can give elders a new lease on life.
How the iPhone 6 Might Look With a Larger Screen
Apple might be rolling out a larger iPhone later this year, and here's what it could look like with a 6-inch screen.
Why All-in-One Senior Living, Primary Care is a Winning Bet
Is traveling to a doctor’s appointment a thing of the past? One senior housing operator seems to think so Through an innovative partnership, the company has primary care providers – specifically trained to care for senior living residents – keeping regular office hours at its communities’ on-site clinics, cutting transportation arrangements and other hassles out of the picture entirely Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Juniper Communities operates 18 long-term care communities in New Jersey, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Florida. The provider recently partnered with Redwood Health Partners, an on-site primary care provider that solely operates within assisted and senior living residences, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and special-purpose memory care communities. Juniper previously piloted its first on-site Redwood Health…
Visiting A Loved One With Alzheimer's? Remember These 3 Tips
Take note of these three tips before visiting your loved one with Alzheimer's disease.
What's inside the Republican health care bill?
Republicans are making changes to their health care bill, which seeks to repeal major portions of Obamacare and reform health care in America. CNNMoney breaks it down for you.
How to Prep Your Lawn for Winter
The end of summer signals the best time to lay the groundwork for a lush field of grass come spring
Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique
Validation describes different approaches to help improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
Senior Care Fall Prevention Guide
Fall Prevention guide for families of seniors. Providing ways to prevent falls for seniors around the house and outlining common issues that affect seniors living at home.