Holidays with Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities

Posted December 13, 2016
Holidays with Seniors in Long Term Living Facilities
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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Tips for Fun Holiday Activities with Seniors

Posted November 29, 2016
Tips for Fun Holiday Activities with 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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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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8 Springtime Activities for Seniors

Posted March 22, 2016
8 Springtime Activities for Seniors
It's important to keep our minds and bodies busy as we age, which is why we've decided to offer some springtime activities for seniors in today's blog! Keeping active helps us age with better quality of life. Springtime Activities for Seniors Not everyone can get outdoors and garden or enjoy physical activity in large amounts. However, being active includes both the mind and the body. Bubbles - Nothing can bring out the joy and laughter of life like a bottle of bubbles; whether you're a child or an adult! Sit out on a porch or even remain indoors as you ...
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Caring.com: 5 Ways to Make Living With an Older Adult Easier

Posted January 2, 2013
Another helpful list from Caring.com Try these simple solutions to ease the crankies and boost everyone's mood. By Lara Belonogoff, Caring.com staff writer One issue that family caregivers don't often talk about is how cranky everyone can get living under one roof -- especially if the person you're caring for is sometimes or often cranky. You know the toll that it can take on the entire household -- and how that person's mood can rub off on you. But how do you go about making your home a happier place? To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Parkinson’s Disease: Tips for Dealing with Common Symptoms

Posted April 20, 2012
Aging Care provides some scenarios & solutions for those who have a loved one dealing with Parkinson's:   Parkinson’s Disease: Tips for Dealing with Common Symptoms By Anne-Marie Botek The symptoms of Parkinson's disease can be frustratingly disruptive to a senior's daily life, even in the early stages of the ailment.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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Innovative music therapies engage seniors

Posted April 9, 2012
Here's wonderful article written by Sandra Hoban over at Long Term Living Magazine on the theraputic nature of music.  Enjoy! Innovative music therapies engage seniors March 22, 2012 by Sandra Hoban, Executive Editor What if you could hear your favorite songs at the press of a button? Isn’t this a wonderful way to reconnect with the past and bring it into the present? Or create your own music with the wave of a wand, tapping your imagination. iPods and  laser beams are 21st-century tools that provide that therapeutic edge at Bethany Village, located near Mechanicsburg, Penna.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE
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