Infographic: Timeline for Making the Move to Assisted Living Stress-Free

Moving is never easy, but moving to assisted living often involves a few more high-stress situations, such as downsizing or selling the family home.

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5 Things to Consider Before Choosing In-home Care

When your parents need assistance in their daily life, in-home care might seem like the best option. Maybe your parents want to remain in their own home for as long as possible, and you want to respect that choice. Or perhaps your loved one only needs a few hours of home health care a day, and you’re worried about assisted living costs.

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Infographic: Comparing In-home Care and Assisted Living Costs

When your parent or loved one needs assistance in their daily life, caregivers and family members have lots of questions.

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5 Steps to Take When Your Parents Need Assisted Living

If it’s been awhile since you took a trip to your childhood home, you might be surprised to find your dad cooking with pots that are burned on the bottoms because they have been left to boil or your mom wearing the same dirty clothes day after day. These are signs that your aging loved ones need help to stay safe and healthy.

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Recognizing the Three Stages of Caregiver Burnout

If you’re a family caregiver for a loved one, you’ve likely become accustomed to spending most of your time giving to others while putting yourself at the bottom of  the priority list. And, it would be hard not to. Family caregivers spend an average of 24.4 hours per week providing care, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. 

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How to Conduct a Home Safety Assessment for Seniors

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5 Benefits of Moving to Assisted Living Before You Need To

 

It is easy to assume that an assisted living facility is the new “nursing home.” But senior care professionals have transformed your grandma’s retirement home into a community where there is a myriad of amenities, healthy options, and social activities for your loved ones.

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Is Home Care a Better Option than Assisted Living?

Have you heard the phrase “age in place”? It’s what your dad means when he declares, “I want to stay in my own home!” 

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Assisted Living Vs. In-Home Care │Which is The Best for Your Senior Loved One?

Watching your parent age and no longer being able to care for themselves isn’t easy. You never imagined that you’d be their caregiver. From helping them bathe every day, make their meals or checking on them every night after you get off work. You always pictured them as your “mom” or “dad” who cared for you — but now you’re taking care of them. And it can take a toll on you, both emotionally and physically.

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Home is Where the Heart is │Selling the Family Home

You may have heard the phrase “Home is where the heart is” from your parents or even grandparents. It’s how they feel about the house they’ve lived in for the past 30 or 40 years. Your parents raised you in this house and created memories as a family. It’s been more than just a roof over their head and a backyard to care for, it’s home. Although as your parents age, you know the upkeep of their four-bedroom home with a big lawn may is becoming too much for them to handle.

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