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Elder Care Fundamentals: What You Should Know

After watching several of my family members struggle with dementia and various other age-related conditions, I spent a lot of time researching the options for assisted living, in-home care, and nursing homes. I wanted to be sure that I understood what was out there before my parents came to need it. All of my research helped me learn a lot about future care options for my family. I decided to help clarify the options for others who may be as confused as I was. This intention of this blog is to do just that. I hope that the information here helps you understand the basics so you can make the right choice when you need to.

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3 Tips For Finding The Ideal Senior Assisted Living Facility
5 June 2018

If you have loved ones in your life that you're co

Finding An Assisted Living Community That Matches Your Family Member's Needs
24 January 2018

You'll learn pretty quickly in your search for an

What Should You Look For In A Nursing Home For Your Developmentally Disabled Adult Child?
20 December 2017

Many people only think of nursing homes as places

Keeping A High Quality Of Life As A Retired Elder
16 December 2017

Retiring seems like it would be the most peaceful

Nursing Homes For Elderly Parents With Dementia
15 December 2017

Has your elderly parents dementia symptoms become

3 Tips For Finding The Ideal Senior Assisted Living Facility

If you have loved ones in your life that you're concerned about a great deal, you'll want to help. It's possible that these individuals can't provide the necessary care for having the highest quality of life. One thing you can do that will give the most help in finding a senior assisted living facility for aging friends or family members. It's essential to know top tips for helping you make this possible and putting these to work. Read More 

Finding An Assisted Living Community That Matches Your Family Member’s Needs

You'll learn pretty quickly in your search for an assisted living residence to house your elderly family member that assisted living communities are not the reinvented model of new nursing homes or even new retirement homes. People who design today's assisted living communities take a whole new approach in making sure that assisted elderly living homes really do feel like home for senior residents who plan to live in their facilities. Read More 

What Should You Look For In A Nursing Home For Your Developmentally Disabled Adult Child?

Many people only think of nursing homes as places for the elderly. However, if you have an adult child who suffers from a developmental disability that prevents you from caring for them properly at home, a nursing home can be the most suitable environment. Making the choice to place your adult child in a nursing home can be one of the most heartwrenching decisions to make, especially if your child has always lived at home. Read More 

Keeping A High Quality Of Life As A Retired Elder

Retiring seems like it would be the most peaceful way to live out the rest of your life. However, being that retirement is usually something that happens during the elderly years of life, it can also include numerous things that are stressful. For instance, if you are an elder with health problems and a limited amount of assistance for loved ones, you might not enjoy your retirement years as much. It is important to plan out your remaining years in a way that will allow you to enjoy a good quality of life. Read More 

Nursing Homes For Elderly Parents With Dementia

Has your elderly parents dementia symptoms become too severe for him or her to be left at home without constant supervision? Are you trying to figure out the best way to deal with the situation without it having a big impact on your personal life? It is possible that pacing your parent in a nursing home is the best resolution to the problem. You should also choose a home that offers an applied behavior analysis (ABA) for residents suffering from dementia and similar conditions. Read More