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Helping My Mom To Choose A Great Nursing Home

After my mother was diagnosed with a debilitating illness, I knew that I couldn't care for her on my own any longer. I wanted to give her the best care possible, which is why I encouraged her to look around for a nursing home. I was able to visit a huge variety of different assisted living centers and gather brochures for her, and she was finally able to narrow down her selection. This blog is all about helping your elderly loved one to choose a great nursing home or assisted living facility, so that you can take care of their needs.


Ways Assisted Living Community Helps Seniors

Are you wondering how to improve the life of an elderly member of your family? In modern times, you may not be able to take care of the elderly members of your family due to the many responsibilities you have to play. You don't need to struggle anymore because you can take your loved ones to an assisted living community. In the community, seniors get the best care and quality of life. Read More 

A Guide on Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer's care can seem overwhelming. This medical condition is a progressive, irreversible, and degenerative brain disorder that affects the patient's ability to carry out daily activities. Thus, patients require assisted living with physical, housekeeping, and medical needs. An Alzheimer's care plan may include the services listed below. Personal Care An Alzheimer's patient often requires support with basic personal tasks. These activities include personal hygiene exercises like bathing and brushing. In this way, the caregiver supports the patient to maintain body health and also gets an opportunity to monitor any skincare problems. Read More 

3 Ways A Skilled Nursing Home Can Help Your Parents

When it comes to your elderly parents, it can be really nice to allow them to age in place for as long as possible. However, depending upon your parent's medical needs, aging in place is not always possible. You want your parents to have the best possible care, which can mean finding a skilled nursing home for your parents so that all their needs are taken care of. Here are a few of the services that are offered to individuals in a skilled nursing home. Read More 

What Options Exist For Paying For Nursing Homes And Assisted Living?

You might be wondering what the options are for paying for nursing homes, assisted living, or other senior care needs. Here is a breakdown of the potential players. Health Insurance Health insurance companies make their own stipulations about the types of elder care they provide; in some cases, it can be quite comprehensive. They might pay a portion of a senior's long term stay in a nursing facility. Medicaid If your loved one meets certain financial criteria, they could be eligible for Medicaid payments. Read More 

Alzheimer’s Care: 3 Signs You Need Some Professional Assistance

Currently, according to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, there are more than five million Americans who could suffer from Alzheimer's disease and this number is growing. As individuals get older, their risk of developing this disease increases. The Foundation reports that many family members often step in to act as caregivers for their loved ones who suffer from the disease. If you are currently helping one of your loved ones out at their home because they have early Alzheimer's, you need know the signs of when it is time for you to consider getting outside professional help. Read More