The Surprising Way Caregiving Changes Your Perspective

On August 18, 2014, Posted by , In Caregivers, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The Surprising Way Caregiving Changes Your Perspective

How has caring for a loved one changed your perspective on your future care? Over half of adult children decide to add senior living communities to their personal list of potential care choices after guiding an aging parent through the process of picking and transitioning to a community, according to…

How to Make a Senior’s Assisted Living Experience Excellent

On August 4, 2014, Posted by , In Caregivers, By ,,, , With Comments Off on How to Make a Senior’s Assisted Living Experience Excellent

Over 90 percent of adults in assisted living enjoy residing in their communities, according to a recent survey. The vast majority of elderly inhabitants rated their overall satisfaction with their community as either “good” or “excellent.” About 44,000 seniors participated in the study, which was conducted by the National Research Corporation. Moving…

How to Make a Senior’s Assisted Living Experience Excellent

On July 21, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With Comments Off on How to Make a Senior’s Assisted Living Experience Excellent

Over 90 percent of adults in assisted living enjoy residing in their communities, according to a recent survey. The vast majority of elderly inhabitants rated their overall satisfaction with their community as either “good” or “excellent.” About 44,000 seniors participated in the study, which was conducted by the National Research Corporation. Moving…

New Report Uncovers Who’s Really Living in Assisted Living

On May 16, 2014, Posted by , In Home Care,Live-In Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on New Report Uncovers Who’s Really Living in Assisted Living

  The size of an assisted living community may be the critical element that decides who your loved one ends up calling their neighbor. A recent analysis of over 2,300 assisted living facilities, led by George Mason University researchers, found significant differences in age, affliction and behavior of occupants, based…

Senior Housing Options in Bloomfield Hills, MI

On October 11, 2013, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Senior Housing Options in Bloomfield Hills, MI

  Aging is a time of adaptation and change, and planning your future housing needs is an important part of ensuring that you continue to thrive as you get older. Of course, every older adult is different, so the senior housing choice that’s right for one person may not be…

Find the Right Care for Your Loved One

On February 23, 2012, Posted by , In adult day care,Home Care,Quality of Life Assistance, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Find the Right Care for Your Loved One

At some point in your caregiving journey, you may need a professional partner — such as a nursing home, assisted living, home health, hospice or adult day care. When considering care providers, you need to weigh the options and ask the right questions to ensure that both you and your loved…

Spouse Caregivers Find it Harder to Ask for Help

On February 17, 2012, Posted by , In Caregivers,Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Spouse Caregivers Find it Harder to Ask for Help

Experts urge caregivers to seek help. However, the barriers to accepting support are greater for caregiver spouses than for adult children serving in the same role. Kathryn Betts Adams, professor of social work at Case Western Reserve University, studied the spouses of husbands and wives with dementia and found that they…

Home Care, Assisted Living Boosted By U.S. Life Expectancy Increase

On April 23, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Home Care, Assisted Living Boosted By U.S. Life Expectancy Increase

With the life expectancy of Americans now over 78 years, demand for long term care facilities is strong and future prospects continue to look positive for services such as assisted living, nursing homes and home care, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher estimated the long term care…