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Assisted Living: A General Overview

Who Should Move into Assisted Living? Assisted living is for more independent seniors. These are seniors who can generally take care of themselves with a helping hand here or there. If one of the following descriptions fits your loved one, assisted living might be a good fit for them. Your loved one has a hard […]

What Is a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes don’t exactly have the best reputation. Many loved ones see them as soul-sucking centers. Often they worry that the care is impersonal and the living experience is lonely.  But that’s not necessarily the case. Nursing homes can be an excellent option for seniors, with dedicated nurses, lively communities, and specialized medical attention. You […]

When is it Time for Assisted Living

Wondering if it is time for assisted living for your loved one is a common question for caregivers. As a caregiver, you might have been considering the question for months or possibly even years. Your loved one might have declined to continue the discussion as the thought of moving out of their family home and […]

Memory Care: An Overview

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be difficult. You may be worried about their physical and emotional well-being alone at home. You may also struggle to keep your family member safe from wandering and agitation. As you consider care for a loved one with dementia, memory care is an excellent option. […]

The Lowdown on Independent Living

Independent living comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s the umbrella term for senior housing designed for those who are still mobile and active. Seniors who choose independent living don’t require custodial or nursing services but benefit from the convenience of certain amenities and activities. It’s also a great community network for seniors to make […]

How to Pay for Assisted Living

Assisted living can be an excellent option for you or a loved one, providing necessary daily support and social connections. However, figuring out how to pay for this senior housing option can be a challenge. Unlike nursing care, assisted living is not covered by Medicare, so alternative payment methods must be considered. Let’s explore different […]

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living

Senior housing can be a tough choice. You’ll want to find the best fit for your current and future needs. In particular, the difference between independent living vs. assisted living can be difficult to navigate. Not sure whether independent living vs. assisted living is right for you? Let’s help you make the choice by going over […]

Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes

Finding the right senior housing is no easy feat. In particular, it’s challenging to know what your loved one’s needs are now – and what they’ll be in the future. The choice between assisted living vs. nursing homes is a common dilemma for families looking for the best long-term care solution. Assisted living vs. nursing homes […]