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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Holidays with Seniors

Posted December 13, 2016
Holidays with Seniors
Celebrating the holidays with seniors can be challenging. Senior Living Experts is sharing these ideas for gifts for seniors and activities for the seniors in your life. Holidays with Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities If you’re loved ones are in a senior living facility (assisted living, nursing home, etc.) we have some great ideas for gift giving and activities. These ideas can be adjusted to the needs and abilities of your loved one. Gifts for Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities Personal Services – If the facility offers personal services like hairdressing, barber shop, spa facilities, housekeeping services and ...
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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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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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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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Celebrating Mother’s Day

Posted May 3, 2016
Celebrating Mother’s Day
Over the years Mother's Day gifts can become more and more complicated. Mom's change and macaroni picture frames are no longer "acceptable" gifts; but you always want her day to be special. Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Senior Moms One of the biggest things to remember about most mom's is that it's truly not the gift that counts as much as it is the time you give them. Remember that each of these gifts depends upon the health and abilities of your mother, along with their cognizance level. Pedicure/Manicure - A great gift for a mom either homebound or in ...
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