Observations we make during “Home for the Holidays”

Posted December 19, 2018
Observations we make during “Home for the Holidays”
This holiday season, it’s important to observe how your senior loved one is doing when visiting them. Often, after the holidays, we get calls from families who have noticed some changes in their family member that have caused them to think a more supported lifestyle may be in store. Here are some things to look for: Is your loved one still active and participating in the events that they have always enjoyed? Is their personal hygiene being done on a daily basis? Are they eating proper, nutritious meals? Have they had recent falls? Are they mentally alert and making safe ...
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What is a Senior Group Home?

Posted December 6, 2018
What is a Senior Group Home?
Group homes are residential homes that provide a homelike environment for usually under 10 seniors to reside. Some are licensed assisted living, others do not provide personal care assistance, but much needed support. The homes have 24 hour staff members who care for residents, provide activities, and homemade cooking. The pricing in our area can begin at $1600 per month for no personal care, but meals, activities, and 24 hour security and support. For personal care assistance, including things like dressing, bathing, and medication reminders, the cost is more typical to be close to $4500/month. Group homes are extremely popular ...
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