Feeling Overwhelmed? Consider Respite Care

Posted November 28, 2017
Feeling Overwhelmed? Consider Respite Care
Feeling overwhelmed? Consider respite care to give caregivers a much-needed break, recover from a recent illness or injury, or to provide the supportive transition home for rehabilitation. With the holidays coming, it pays to plan ahead, especially if you provide care for a senior. Injury, illness, and incidents can occur that make respite care a viable and valuable option. While it may be the senior’s wish to remain in the home as long and as independently as possible, hospitalizations do occur and respite can be a supportive part of an effective and successful recovery plan.  Senior Living Experts does the ...
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Alzheimer's Care Faces Unique Challenges During the Holiday Season

Posted November 21, 2017
Alzheimer's Care Faces Unique Challenges During the Holiday Season
Alzheimer’s care faces unique challenges during the holiday season, which makes simple tips and pragmatic solutions prudent. Enlist help and strive for comfort during the holidays. Spending the holidays with someone that has Alzheimer’s disease does present some challenges, but can also be the perfect time to make a connection with them, too. Create a comfortable and low-stress environment for your senior, and reach out to Senior Living Experts for support in managing your loved one’s progressing disease. Try these suggestions to make this season a bit easier and less-chaotic for everyone: Take the opportunity to assess your senior’s progress ...
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Honoring Our Veterans Daily

Posted November 14, 2017
Honoring Our Veterans Daily
Honoring our veterans daily includes providing accessibility- wherever they want to go. Some other ways to pay tribute include assessing needs, providing support, and facilitating autonomy. Ways that we honor our veterans daily: Veteran’s Day should serve to bring attention to the unmet needs of this population in society today. While many suffer in silence, their sacrifices for future generations should not be overlooked or ignored. Simple gestures and a support network can mean a lot to a senior that has served. Accessibility Doesn’t everyone deserve to get around their home and property safely? Increasing the access of a veteran ...
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Assisted Living Facilities Benefit from the Hard Work of Patient Transport

Posted November 7, 2017
Assisted Living Facilities Benefit from the Hard Work of Patient Transport
Assisted living facilities benefit from the hard work of patient transport, which contributes to fewer injuries, increased safety, improved comfort, and overall reduced risk factors. Transporting patients is something that requires skill and physical ability; whether transporting a senior safely to an appointment or helping someone with a mobility issue bathe, this is a task that – if not done properly- can lead to serious injury. Caregivers and individuals that transport patients are often referred to as the ‘feet’ of a facility, and this is an accurate misnomer; visit and browse online resources to find transport professionals, qualified caregivers, and ...
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