How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility

Posted June 28, 2016
How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility
Choosing assisted living can be difficult as our parents age and we watch our lives take a bit of a reverse role. As we grew up our parents took care of us; but time changes things and we are sometimes forced to begin watching after them and keeping them safe and happy. Steps for Choosing Assisted Living The first thing to remember is that while there is no perfect map to follow when choosing the path of the life for a loved one’s future as they age, there are particular steps and decisions that are very important. Cost – Money ...
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June is Men’s Health Month 2018

Posted June 21, 2016
June is Men’s Health Month 2018
Traditionally, every June is National Men’s Health Month in the United States. Senior Living Experts wants to help men live longer, healthier lives. Men’s Health Statistics Keep in mind that the leading causes of death in America, in no particular order, are cancer, vascular disease, suicide, and diabetes. Men live an average of 5 years less than women Over half of “premature” deaths in men are preventable Men are less likely than women to make preventative doctor visits than women (50% fewer) Half of all men will experience cancer during their life Men tend to have higher “at risk” lifestyles ...
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Hoarding Help for Senior: Understanding Hoarding and the Elderly

Posted June 14, 2016
Hoarding Help for Senior: Understanding Hoarding and the Elderly
Seniors and hoarding is a more common problem than you may realize. Referred to as Diogenes Syndrome or Senile Squalor Syndrome, seniors who may have never lived in hoarding conditions can become affected; changing the lives of everyone involved. Seniors and Hoarding - Why? There are a variety of possible reasons why an aging parent or loved one starts hoarding. Income - Being on a fixed income, money may not be as plentiful or accessible as when they worked and could trigger hoarding out of fear of not having certain materialistic items they're used to having, anticipate wanting, or need. ...
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Cataract Facts: June National Cataract Awareness Month 2018

Posted June 7, 2016
Cataract Facts: June National Cataract Awareness Month 2018
June is National Cataract Awareness Month. Cataract is a common eye problem among those who are aging. The Facts - Cataract Awareness Leading Cause of Blindness - Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness in America. Early Detection & Treatment - Early detection and treatment of cataract increases the probability of successful vision as you move forward with a healthy approach. 24 Million - There are approximately 24 million American's over the age of 40, who are affected by cataracts Blindness - If cataract is left unattended it can result in blindness of the eye(s) affected. Regular Checkups - Because ...
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