May 4, 2018    The Arbors

Marriage and Caregiving: Caring for a Spouse

When you married your spouse, you took a vow to be there for each other “for better or worse.”

Over the years you’ve learned how to adapt to any number of changes – raising children, an empty....

Topics: Future Planning, Caregiving

April 27, 2018    The Arbors

6 Ways to Avoid Downsizing Disasters When Moving your Parent to Assisted Living

Helping a parent downsize can be a rewarding experience. It’s also a lot of work – both physically and emotionally. While you might be tempted to just “get it done”, here are six things to avoid.

Topics: assisted living, Future Planning

April 27, 2018    The Arbors

Top 5 Myths About Assisted Living

Assisted living can get a bad rap. Many seniors mistakenly believe that when they move to an assisted living community they’ll lose their privacy and independence when, in reality, it’s just the....

Topics: assisted living, Future Planning

April 20, 2018    The Arbors

Role Reversal: How to Navigate Becoming a Family Caregiver for an Aging Parent

When a parent becomes dependent on you to assist them with everyday tasks such as bathing, dressing, meal preparation, or running errands — life can change drastically for both you and your parent.

Topics: Caregiving, Future Planning