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.


Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

  • Understanding Skilled Nursing Versus Assisted Living For Your Family Member

    5 February 2021

    If you have a loved one in a nursing home facility that offers both assisted living and skilled nursing, you may face a point where your loved one needs to move from one to the other. This can leave some confusion for some family members who are not used to this type of environment. Here are a few of the differences between skilled nursing and assisted living and nursing home facilities.

  • 3 Things You Should Know About Financing Assisted Living

    28 October 2020

    If you are reaching the stage in your life where you need more help with your daily life and health, assisted living may be the right choice for you. In an assisted living facility, you can pay to have your needs met based on your specific needs. Assisted living is more expensive than a regular apartment, and it is important to know how to pay for it. Thing #1: Veteran's Aid & Attended Benefit

  • Four Retirement Living Services To Look For In 2020

    18 August 2020

    It's never too early to start thinking about your retirement living options. There are many different types of care provided to the elderly, from in-home services to nursing homes. But if you're looking for something in-between, retirement living is an excellent option to consider.  Retirement homes are the perfect balance between maintaining an independent life and receiving the type of support that you'll need to remain healthy. However, it can be challenging to identify the best retirement living solutions available.

  • Memory Care Centers Are Not The Same As Assisted Living Facilities

    6 January 2020

    Assisted living facilities are typically designed to provide care for aging individuals who require additional support. While memory care facilities often have the same goal in mind, it is important to understand that the two are not necessarily one-in-the same. There are some distinct differences between a memory care facility and an assisted living facility; learn more about them.  Long-Term Care A major point of distinction between an assisted living facility and a memory care center, like Orchard Park Senior Living, is the fact that residents in assisted living facilities might only stay within the facility for a short period of time.

  • Dementia Care For Those Who Need Assisted Living And Memory Care Services

    14 October 2019

    An Alzheimer's care facility provides the safety and care needed to keep people who are dealing with the early stages of dementia protected. A memory care facility in assisted living is designed to meet the safety needs of residents who need structure and oversight, but who are still able to take care of most of their own physical needs. Assisted living is for moderately independent people who are able to get dressed, provide their own bathing care, and don't require hands-on care consistently.