Gifts for Assisted Living Residents

Posted September 27, 2016
Gifts for Assisted Living Residents
Do you have trouble finding gifts for assisted living residents that are useful and appreciated? These ideas are helpful for any time of year; the holidays, birthdays, or simply to say “I’m thinking of you.” Affordable Gifts for Assisted Living Residents Photo Calendar – Creating calendars with pictures of friends and family is one way to help your loved one “see” everyone on a daily basis. This can be especially helpful for those with dementia or who have family that lives out of town. Walgreens, Wal-Mart, local photography shops & online photo shops all offer a variety of calendar options. ...
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Assisted Living Week 2016 (The Celebration Continues)

Posted September 21, 2016
Assisted Living Week 2016 (The Celebration Continues)
Even though last week was National Assisted Living Week 2016 we’ve decided to continue the celebration another week by focusing on some ideas to keep connected. Let us help you choose the best way to enjoy your golden years happily and safely. Keep Connected The theme for this year’s National assisted living Week is “Keeping Connected” and we’d like to offer some ideas to help you keep connected with your senior loved one. These ideas can work for caregivers, family, and even friends. Write a Journal – Spend time finding out about the life of the senior you want to ...
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Keep Connected with Assisted Living Residents – Staying In Touch With Loved Ones

Posted September 13, 2016
Keep Connected with Assisted Living Residents – Staying In Touch With Loved Ones
Keep Connected with Assisted Living Residents This week is National Keep Connected with assisted living Week and there’s no better way to stay connected to your loved ones than utilizing a go-between like Senior Living Experts. This year’s theme is bringing to light the many ways that technology can help you stay connected with loved ones in assisted living facilities. Using Technology Staying connected with those you love is very important and technology can be very helpful. Emails – Many facilities offer guided technology for residents; including an easy to use email system that allows residents to send “letters” to ...
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Living Alone Increases the Risk of Death

Posted September 6, 2016
Living Alone Increases the Risk of Death
Aging well and safely is a common goal for everyone, which is why it’s important to understand that living alone increases the risk of death. This increased risk can be attributed to a variety of reasons and can be addressed with some fairly easy decisions. Why Living Alone Increases the Risk of Death Studies have shown that living alone can result in a number of physical, mental and health issues that can result in increasing the risk of death. Most researchers conclude that the increased risk of death comes from a combination of reasons. Loneliness – Studies(C*C) have shown that ...
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