Assisted Living Facility Information

Choosing the best-assisted living facility often comes down to comparing the care services and amenities offered, as well as the information gleaned from reviews and government ratings. The list of articles below provides detailed information, insights, and resources you’ll need to choose the right senior care options as well as the right facility that meets the exact needs of your elderly loved one.

Posts about Assisted Living

  • DME: Durable Medical Equipment

    DME is a common need for patients being discharged home from a care facility. Obtaining necessary items for safety and independence doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are some tips and information about getting the required equipment for a successful transition home. How to Get DME The treating therapists in ...

  • The Top 8 Tips For Managing Dementia as a Caregiver

    Family members caring for a loved one with dementia will eventually become overwhelmed; it’s unavoidable. As the disease progresses, there will be more challenges to keep the person safe, nourished, and comfortable. What can you, as the primary caregiver do to help yourself and the person in your care? Reality ...

  • Coronavirus and Depression - Behavioral Changes and Symptoms

    Coronavirus and depression are terms that we are hearing a lot about in these days of facing and living with a pandemic. COVID-19 is changing the way we live daily, and it is affecting our seniors on a grand scale. Seniors are facing a myriad of changes and learning to ...

  • Levels of Care: Community Living

    For people who need help to remain in a least-restrictive environment, there are several options available. In many instances, care for chronic conditions happens in the patient’s home; however, for acute ailments, admission to a care facility may be warranted. For example, a persistent issue such as COPD may be ...

  • Non-Medical Senior Care Options

    We all want the best care for our seniors and ourselves when we become older. But, what does non-medical senior care consist of? Is it available for everyone, and will insurance or Medicaid help to pay for it when the time comes? Non-Medical Senior Care by Family Members In many ...

  • Caregiver Support When it’s Needed

    When taking care of someone who needs around-the-clock supervision, it takes patience and uses energy reserves that many of us never knew we had. How can we provide care to our loved ones and still be able to have the time and handle other things in our everyday lives? Taking ...

  • Senior Housing Trends in 2020

    Today, more so than years before, seniors can choose the type of housing in which they want to reside. Whether they decide to move to an assisted living facility or stay in their own home, the choice is theirs and what suits their needs the best. Of course, as their ...

  • Cleaning Tips to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The Novel Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind today. We can’t turn on the tv or radio, or open a newspaper or web page, or meet with other people without hearing the most recent numbers. Coronavirus is a microbe, often called a ‘germ.’ Viruses, bacteria, and fungi are all microbes. Some ...

  • What is Estate Planning and Who Needs It?

    As we get older, we hear terms such as assisted living and elder law planning. But we don’t always know what these terms mean. For instance, what is estate planning? What is Estate Planning, and What is Included? Nearly everyone in the United States and across the globe has an ...

  • Senior Care for Yourself or Loved Ones

    Senior care is something that we’ll all need to think about in our lives. Whether it’s ourselves, or we have a loved one who is aging, we want to provide the best care possible. There will come a time when the discussion arises around senior care. There are many options ...