How Should You Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities?

Posted February 21, 2017
How Should You Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities?
Senior Living Experts can help you choose Chicago memory care facilities for your loved one. It’s important to keep our loved ones who suffer from memory problems due to aging or dementia related diseases safe and as active as possible. FAQs on How to Choose Chicago Memory Care Facilities Our services are free and offer guidance to help you choose Chicago memory facilities or a memory facility just about anywhere in the United States. Who qualifies for memory care? In order to qualify for memory care the patient has to have problems with at least 2 ADLs (as they are ...
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The Importance of Hand Washing for Seniors

Posted December 27, 2016
The Importance of Hand Washing for Seniors
In December the CDC, along with the health care industry, brings awareness to the importance of hand washing as a way to decrease your risk for getting sick. Senior Living Experts wants to remind you of the importance of clean hands for both you and those you are in contact with daily. Hand Washing is Important to Those in senior living facilities No matter what type of senior living facility you may live in, it's important that everyone there be aware of the importance of washing their hands regularly. Seniors' immune systems weaken with age; even if you are otherwise ...
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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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Beating the Heat Safely

Posted August 2, 2016
Beating the Heat Safely
As we are battling the dog days of summer, make sure that you and your senior loved ones are beating the heat safely with these tips and tricks! Tips for Beating the Heat Safely Heat stroke affects those 50 and older more than any other age group. It’s important to keep seniors safe during the hot summer heat, so we're reminding you with these tips for beating the heat safely. Stay Out of Direct Sunlight – The sun is hottest between 10am and 4pm so be sure to avoid the direct sunlight, especially during these hours! Heat stroke occurs when ...
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UV Safety for Seniors

Posted July 5, 2016
UV Safety for Seniors
July marks a time when more and more of us are spending time outdoors and because of this we need to recognize the importance of UV Safety for Seniors. It’s important to understand that the sun provides us positive effects for both our mind and body; while the key is to enjoy the outdoors and sunshine safely. There's no reason for us to hide from the sun and there are many activities that we can participate in that include the outdoors but doing so keeping UV safety for seniors in mind. Especially if you're from a climate where winters can ...
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Seniors and Hoarding

Posted June 14, 2016
Seniors and Hoarding
Seniors and hoarding is a more common problem than you may realize. Referred to as Diogenes Syndrome or Senile Squalor Syndrome, seniors who may have never lived in hoarding conditions can become affected; changing the lives of everyone involved. Seniors and Hoarding - Why? There are a variety of possible reasons why an aging parent or loved one starts hoarding. Income - Being on a fixed income, money may not be as plentiful or accessible as when they worked and could trigger hoarding out of fear of not having certain materialistic items they're used to having, anticipate wanting, or need. ...
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