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Choosing The Best Facility For My Mom

When my mom got older, it was obvious that she wasn't going to be able to keep living on her own. She was having a difficult time getting around the house, and we realized that it would be dangerous for her to deal with cooking, cleaning, and driving on her own. Instead of leaving her to fend for herself, we started researching different nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We were amazed with all of the options out there, and we found a great place that we knew she would love. They were friendly, helpful, and incredibly transparent about their services. Read this blog to learn more about care facilities.

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4 Tips For Applying For Medicaid

Medicaid can be a wonderful resource for anyone who needs assistance paying for health insurance. It's available to people with low income, seniors, and people with disabilities. Medicaid is particularly helpful for the elderly since Medicaid payments can help them afford to live in nursing homes, if necessary. However, navigating the Medicaid application can be confusing. Here are four tips to keep in mind when applying for Medicaid. 1. Find out if you qualify. Read More 

4 Tips for Visiting a Loved One in Alzheimer’s Care

If your grandparent, parent, or other loved one was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's and has moved into a nursing home, you may not be sure what to expect. You would like to visit them and show you care, but you may also be nervous since they may no longer remember you or seem like themselves. Knowing what to expect and preparing ahead of time will make this difficult situation easier for both you and your loved one. Read More 

Family Caregivers: Learn To Redirect A Loved One With Late Stage 6 Dementia

If you're a caregiver of a loved one who just entered stage 6 dementia, you may find it increasingly difficult to redirect your elderly parent when they become agitated, angry, or confused. People in stage 6 experience advanced memory loss, confusion, and personality changes that not only affect their lives, but the lives of everyone around them, including caregivers. Here's more information about stage 6 dementia and things you can do to redirect your loved one's negative behavior. Read More 

Keeping Seniors Safe In Assisted Living Apartments

If you senior loved one is contemplating moving into an assisted living facility, you'll be glad to know that these places provide homelike environments combined with amenities designed to improve the quality of life of those who need some assistance with everyday tasks. Although most assisted living facilities offer new residents the choice between furnished and unfurnished apartments, opting for an unfurnished place provides new residents with a chance to personalize their spaces and make them feel as much like home as possible while keeping safety in mind. Read More 

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Assisted Living Communities?

If you have a loved one who is aging and no longer able to live on their own, you might be considering hiring a nursing staff to help around the house, or moving your loved one to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Here are some pros and cons of choosing assisted living. Pro: They are able to socialize with others A great benefit to having your loved one move to an assisted living community instead of remaining at home is that they can be around others of the same age and interests. Read More