With so many diverse senior care options, it is sometimes difficult finding the right choice for your parent or loved one. Because senior living services range from minimal assistance all the way to full, comprehensive care, it’s essential that your parent is placed into the right community. Here’s a brief breakdown of some care types to help you make your decision.
As the signs of memory loss begin to appear in your parent or loved one, you may be tempted to search for in-home care options. While care at home is possible for seniors experiencing dementia or alzheimers, it sometimes is not comprehensive enough to meet all his or her needs. Here are six signs that it may be time to move your parent into a memory care community.
We strive every single day to make each moment something special for our residents and staff alike. Whether it’s good food, friendly conversation or an exciting excursion, we do everything we can to make our residents happy. Over at our sister community, StoryPoint Saline, staff took this to heart by making the dreams of resident George Lusko come true.
Assisted living communities seem to be everywhere these days. However, not all communities are created equal. When looking for assisted living for your senior loved one, be sure to ask specific questions in these main categories: care, cost and community.
Before placing your loved one into a senior care community, it is important to know the appropriate care level to meet his or her needs. If you believe that everyday care is necessary, an assisted living or memory care community may be the right choice. Learn the difference between assisted living and memory care with this brief breakdown.
As your parent or senior loved one begins to age, you may have growing concerns about him or her staying at home. While you know it’s time to move your loved one into a senior care community, it may be difficult to open up the discussion. Here are some tips for how to talk to your loved one about senior living.