What Is Respite Care and How Can It Benefit You?

What Is Respite Care and How Can It Benefit You?

Respite care is short-term care that provides relief for primary caregivers. Some reasons families seek respite care at an assisted living community include: Needing a break. As you know, being a caregiver is hard and over time can start to wear you out. This is often...
Florence: Thank you for celebrating with us!

Florence: Thank you for celebrating with us!

Columbia Cottage in Florence recently marked its 20th year of serving seniors. To celebrate, The Cottage hosted a party for friends and family of The Cottage, as well as vendors and individuals who have helped us serve the community throughout the years. Cliff White,...
What Are the Benefits of Moving into Assisted Living Early?

What Are the Benefits of Moving into Assisted Living Early?

Assisted living is senior care that offers assistance to seniors who live independently but might need some extra help with tasks of daily living. Residents live in individual units and have shared gathering spaces. Assisted living communities offer services such as...
Having the ER Talk with Your Senior Loved One

Having the ER Talk with Your Senior Loved One

However unlikely, it is always a good idea to be properly prepared for any emergency, such as an emergency room trip. In the event of a medical emergency, a quick response with as little trouble as possible is ideal. Here are some easy topics to focus on so you and...
Columbia Cottage Turns 20!

Columbia Cottage Turns 20!

We are excited and honored to celebrate 20 years of serving Florence and its seniors. Columbia Cottage opened in September of 1997, but the inspiration for a warm, home-like, and charming community for our seniors began long before that. During a family vacation to...