A Checklist for Moving into Assisted Living


Help your loved one adjust to Assisted Living by making their new home feel more like their old home.

Posted in Preparation

Three Ways to Make a Senior-Living Room More Comfortable


Through crafts and do-it-yourself projects, you can make your loved one feel right at home in an Assisted Living community.

Posted in Preparation

Family Ties: Minimizing Sibling Conflict over Parental Care

Family Support 2.26.2016

Sibling conflict can be a result of moving a parent into Assisted Living. Discover some of the methods you can use to mitigate conflict during this difficult time.

Posted in Family Support

Four Easy Yoga Poses for Senior Citizens


Yoga has a wealth of benefits for seniors. Learn a few basic poses to get started!

Posted in Senior Health

A Healthier, More Satisfying Old Age: Integrating Preschool Children with Seniors

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Seniors and children mutually benefit from each other’s company. See how one Assisted Living community has put this to use.

Posted in Care Options

Reading the Signs: How to Recognize That It’s Time for Assisted Living

Timing 2.23.2016

Pay attention to some key indicators that you may need assistance from care professionals.

Posted in Timing

Are Your Parents Ready for Senior Care?

Help 2.22.2016

Check for the following signs to determine if you need help in the form of a senior care community.

Posted in Asking For Help

Pets in Senior Living Facilities Improve Quality of Life

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Pet therapy may be beneficial to seniors for everything from pain relief to improved emotional health. Learn more!

Posted in Care Options

What Does a Senior Living Advisor Do and When Should You Contact One?

Asking for Help 3.2.2016

Hear from a Senior Living Advisor to learn more about how an Assisted Living community may be the right choice for you or your loved one.

Posted in Asking For Help

Senior Assisted Living Is More Affordable Than You Think


Senior Living Advisors are professionals who have access to the resources that will help you plan a transition to Assisted Living with financial confidence.

Posted in Finances

#ElderCareChat 2/17/16 on Creativity and Caregiving


Attendees both new and returning talked about everything from adult coloring books, to adding music to daily caregiving routines, to creative pet therapy programs involving chickens and baby kangaroos!

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Staying in Touch with Your Loved One in Assisted Living

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“You’re not putting them in storage and shipping them off,” says Jayne Shearer, Certified Senior Advisor and founder/owner of The Home Advantage.

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When Is Assisted Living the Right Choice for Your Parents?

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Be on the lookout for the following signs, which may indicate that it is time from help from Assisted Living.

Posted in Timing

#ElderCareChat 2/3/16: Reframing Aging


For the second #ElderCareChat of 2016, 45 participants talked about some of the toughest issues related to growing older, with the goal of reframing aging in a more positive light.

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Senior Living Options for the Memory Impaired

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What are the best housing options when your parents start showing signs of memory loss?

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8 Signs Your Parent Should Not Live Alone


If your elderly parent is living alone, at what point should you be concerned about age-related issues that may compromise your parent’s health, safety and well-being? The following are 8 specific signs to consider.

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