Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors

Posted November 29, 2016
Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors
The holidays are quickly coming upon us, so Senior Living Experts would like to share some holiday tips and ideas for seniors in order to make it fun for everyone! Holiday Tips and Ideas for Seniors – Chicago Outings It can be difficult to take senior family members out during the holiday season; especially with winter weather to deal with. Besides a holiday care package, taking your loved one out for some time outside of their living facilities is another great way to enjoy the season! These ideas may help you find a way to get them out and enjoying ...
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Family Caregivers Appreciation Month

Posted November 22, 2016
Family Caregivers Appreciation Month
Every November our nation takes the time to recognize and appreciate the continuous work provided by family members for Family Caregivers Appreciation Month. This year’s theme is “Take Care to Give Care” and focuses on caregivers making sure they learn how to keep themselves well while attending to their loved ones. Senior Living Experts wants to share in saying "thank you" to those who have given so much as unpaid caregivers. Why Family Caregivers Appreciation is Important The fact of the matter is that caregiving is a full time job that, as a family member who steps up to the ...
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Hospice and Palliative Care

Posted November 15, 2016
Hospice and Palliative Care
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. It is very common to be confused by the two terms; so we’d like to take solve that confusion by explaining what, when and why each type of care is needed. The Definition of Hospice and Palliative Care The term palliative care is actually fairly new to the health care world. The reason for creating the term was so people understood that the type of care they were receiving was not necessarily associated with end of life. Let’s define the two terms Hospice Care – Hospice care is directly associated with someone ...
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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2016

Posted November 9, 2016
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2016
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and you know that Knowledge is Power! Let us bring the facts and some answers to the forefront. How Alzheimer’s Awareness Can Make Everyday Life Easier If you understand what a person with Alzheimer’s is experiencing, you will find it easier to empathize. Understanding that these symptoms are common among those who have AD may help you in knowing that you are not alone. Eating – It is very common for those with AD to change their eating habits. Foods they once loved they may now say they dislike and foods they never ate may ...
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Ways to Honor Senior Veterans

Posted November 1, 2016
Ways to Honor Senior Veterans
We would like to take the time to help you discover ways to honor senior veterans in your life & community. November 11, 2016 is Veterans Day. It’s a great time to let someone know that their service mattered. How to Honor Senior Veterans Honoring veterans of any age is important. However, to honor senior veterans is especially important because many may not have received the thanks they deserved. The USO – The USO has played a big role in many of our veterans’ lives. Senior vets will be able to tell you about USO dances, USO Shows & more. ...
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