Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
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Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Hello, my name is Amelia. Welcome to my site about nursing homes and assisted living facilities. When my mother developed a hip problem that prevented her from safely living at home alone, we started the long search for a suitable place for her to live. We toured each of the facilities in our area to find the one that felt most like home while providing all of the support and security she requires. Through this site, I would like to help other people weed through the options to find the best possible place for their loved ones to live. Thanks for visiting my site.

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Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

  • Three Tips For Helping Your Parent Choose The Right Assisted Living Facility

    19 November 2018

    Moving into an assisted living facility is usually a positive step, but it can also be a difficult one at first. Your aging parent will have all the care they need in assisted living, while also getting to live in a comfortable home. You will no longer need to worry about them falling, otherwise injuring themselves, or forgetting to take their medication. In order to ensure that your parent is fully onboard and excited for this next step, it's important to help them choose the right assisted living location.

  • Two Living Options For The Aging Adult

    11 September 2018

    As the American population continues to age and medical technology continues to rapidly advance, it seems likely life expectancy will increase as well. With 74 million Baby Boomers, the need for elder care and assisted living services will also likely continue to grow. Here is a comparative look at two options available for senior citizens. Assisted Living Care When a senior citizen becomes increasingly unable to care for themselves, they require a higher lever of care.

  • Things To Consider When Deciding About Assisted Living

    9 August 2018

    If you have a loved one who has gotten older, they may be approaching a stage where living on their own is too difficult. From declining motor skills to forgetfulness and the beginnings of dementia, there are many things in older age that can make living alone a struggle. If you're considering a senior assisted care center for your family member, you may be wondering if it's the right choice. Here are some of the things to consider as you weigh out the decision.

  • Why A Short Stay In A Nursing Home For Rehab After Surgery Is A Good Idea

    22 May 2018

    If you need to have major surgery, such as a hip replacement, it's sometimes best to recover in a skilled nursing facility rather than at home. Hospitals won't keep you longer than necessary, and if you need medical care or physical therapy, it's much more convenient if you're in a facility where help is available. Here's why staying in a nursing home for short-term rehabilitation is a good idea. All Therapies Are Available

  • 3 Keys For Getting Personal Care Services

    10 January 2018

    When you need to give a loved one a helping hand with their medical care, everyday life and hygiene, it's important to look into personal care services. Hiring a professional that offers these services is the best thing that you can do when it comes to helping your relative live with an excellent quality of life, despite age or physical challenges. With this in mind, read on to learn what you can about personal care services, in order to get the most out of their overall well being.