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Three Reasons To Consider Moving Into A Senior Living Community After You Have An Empty Nest

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Leaving your home after your kids move out and move on with their lives can be difficult. Many seniors find that their homes are too large for them and that they would rather pare down their living space to just the amount of room that they need. If you are thinking about selling your home and relocating in the near future, consider moving into a senior living community. The guide that follows walks you through a few of the benefits associated with living in a senior living community when you are older.

11 August 2017

What Kind Of Care Is Needed After A Parent Falls?

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As a loving child of an aging parent, you are probably rightfully concerned about your loved one's well being after they have a significant fall within their home. It raises questions about whether your parent is safe living alone, and whether the house has an adequate amount of features designed to protect an aging resident. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to provide care for your parent after a fall.

8 August 2017

5 Signs It's Time For Assisted Living

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If you have an elderly parent, it's definitely important to watch for signs of different stages that they need to take in order to receive the care that they need. One of the biggest steps is deciding you need to move forward with assisted living. Assisted living will ensure that your parent is taken care of by a professional nurse at all times. You will have options here as far as how much care is given.

8 August 2017

Is Your Loved One Moving To An Assisted Living Center? Questions To Ask The Facility About What Can And Cannot Be Moved

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If you have a loved one who is moving to an assisted living center, you may be unsure of what they can and cannot bring with them. However, every facility is different, so the answers to your questions will depend on the exact facility and how much assistance your loved one needs. As such, it is important to ask a facility questions about what can and cannot be brought when you are trying to find the right facility for your loved one.

4 August 2017

Four Tips To Use When Searching For A Nursing Home For Your Parent

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When you have an older parent who can no longer live on their own safely, it is important to ensure they are able to move into a place where they can be as happy and healthy as possible at all times. A nursing home is a great option to consider for your aging parent. The guide below provides you with a few tips to use to ensure that you are able to find the best facility for your parent that you possibly can:

2 August 2017

7 Ways To Keep Your Mind Sharp While In Retirement

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One of the challenges of retirement is keeping your mind busy when you no longer have a work schedule to contend with. In an assisted living situation, you still have several ways to stay sharp and mentally alert. Here are a few tips to keep your brain active so you can enjoy your time in retirement. Exercise Regularly Your physical condition has a lot to do with your mental fitness. Exercise improves circulation and increases the blood flow to the brain.

25 November 2014

Find Your Role During Your Loved One's Last Days With Hospice

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Hospice care service is designed to provide your loved one with comfort and dignity during the last days of their life. Hospice care at facilities like Orchard Hill at Sudbury Assisted Living Community is not meant to cure your loved one from their illness, but to improve the quality of their last days. Healthcare professionals' goal at this time is to meet the patient's and family's wishes and desires at the end of life and to help you meet those desires.

25 November 2014