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...
Seniors Need to Know the New Guidelines for Blood Pressure

Seniors Need to Know the New Guidelines for Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is an extremely common health condition that affects over half of the adults in the United States. Among other health problems, high blood pressure has been linked to blood clots, stroke, and heart attack. Because this “silent killer”, as it’s...
5 Lifestyle Factors That Contribute to Dementia

5 Lifestyle Factors That Contribute to Dementia

Currently, it is estimated that about 47 million people in the world are living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to about 131 million people. While we cannot fight against genetics in our battle against Alzheimer’s and dementia,...
5 Ways You Can Help Your Senior Mom Fight Loneliness

5 Ways You Can Help Your Senior Mom Fight Loneliness

As our loved ones grow older, mobility issues, life changes, and health issues can all contribute to social isolation, which can cause loneliness. To make sure your senior mom doesn’t become lonely, here are five ways you can keep her social and happy. 1. Encourage...