Tag Archives: assisted living

Gift ideas for aging adults

Are you looking for a few gift giving ideas for aging adults? Dehydration is skin’s enemy, especially during cold weather. Moisturizing gel socks and aloe moisture gloves calm chapped, cracked feet and hands. Whip up a batch of the Pioneer Woman’s classic chicken and noodles and freeze in pint containers for easy evening meals. Bucky is a […]

Assisted Living Visits: Time for Dinner

Mealtime at an assisted living facility can be an eye-opener to families and friends of senior residents. The short story is that menus, supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, and healthy food options are improving. Sharing a meal with your loved one at their community can be enjoyable or stressful. Here are a few suggestions […]

Assisted Living Visits for Newbies

Going to visit a family member or friend at an assisted living community? Wondering what to do or say to have a meaningful visit? Bring a small gift. Assisted living apartments and rooms are small spaces with limited flat surfaces. new door wreath that you make or buy (and offer to store their current one […]

Dementia, caregiving and memories

I spend a lot of time with elderly residents and caregivers in assisted living and memory care communities where social interactions and activities are limited. Music, television, puzzles and games help folks pass time. Visitors, especially adult children and grandchildren, are usually a special source of pleasure and joy. A great way to spend quality time together […]

Aging families and the transition from home to assisted living

When aging families are faced with a health or financial challenge that results in a move for Mom or Dad, they may feel stressed out, overwhelmed or emotional. Adult children may be able to help with that transition to an assisted living community. but sometimes they need outside assistance. Our care managers are available to help with […]