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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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Tips For Senior Care Over The Winter Holidays
27 November 2020

If you are caring for a loved one over the holiday

Should You Rent Or Buy A Senior Living Apartment?
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Tips For Senior Care Over The Winter Holidays

If you are caring for a loved one over the holidays, you may wonder how you can provide the best senior care as the weather cools down and the festivities begin. These tips will help you provide the best care for a loved one, no matter what your holiday season looks like. Consider the Flu Shot It is important for seniors to get the flu shot if the doctor advises it. Read More 

Should You Rent Or Buy A Senior Living Apartment?

When shopping for a senior living home, you'll face the same question you did when searching for your current residence: should you rent or buy? This is challenging to answer when it comes to senior living apartments because you have to consider more than whether the home has good lighting. Here are two issues to think about. Flexibility vs. Security When deciding whether to rent or buy your senior living apartment, figure out if flexibility or security is more important to you. Read More 

Two Common Catalysts That May Suggest You Should Move to Assisted Living Facilities

Most elderly people choose to move to assisted living facilities for several reasons. However, sometimes there is one particular incident that serves as the catalyst that causes them to make this decision. Here are two such catalysts. 1. A home security incident People tend to become more vulnerable as they age. They may, for example, not be able to physically defend themselves if someone attempts to hurt them or to protect their home if they're targeted by a burglar. Read More