Assisted Living Facilities Around Schaumburg Can Make Life With Arthritis Easier 

Posted May 23, 2017
Assisted Living Facilities Around Schaumburg Can Make Life With Arthritis Easier 
Senior Living Experts in Chicago, have the resources and staff to make life easier for their patients struggling with arthritis symptoms.  Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, and is a debilitating disease with life-changing consequences. Arthritis refers to musculoskeletal disorders that encompass more than 100 types of joint conditions and diseases. Symptoms include chronic pain, which can reduce range-of-motion and limit mobility. Assisted living facilities in Schaumburg, near Chicago, strive to make life easier for residents and patients living with various types of arthritis, through a collaboration and network of methods, practitioners, and techniques. Some alarming facts about living ...
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Geriatric Care Managers

Posted May 16, 2017
Geriatric Care Managers
A professional geriatric care manager in assisted living facilities is an invaluable member of a treatment team, well-versed and educated in various fields of human services, including social work, psychology, nursing, and human development, more specifically, aging. Don’t underestimate the value of these holistic practitioners and the invaluable role that they play in supporting seniors in assisted living facilities, under their charge in and around Hinsdale.   Some important skills that a geriatric care manager brings to assisted living settings include: Eclectic expertise. Geriatric care managers bring a breadth of education and a fresh, holistic approach to healthcare for the ...
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Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun

Posted May 9, 2017
Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun
Staff At Lincoln Park Senior Living Facilities Keep Residents Healthy and Happy Most people know that physical activity is good for them. Often, they don’t like exercising but do their best to stick to a routine. Keeping active is an important key to staying healthy and fit. As people age, movement can become painful and sometimes dangerous. Their quality of life decreases and they no longer engage in activities they used to enjoy. They can end up sedentary and depressed. Senior living facilities recognize that their residents need to enjoy physical activities. Their recreational therapists plan stimulating physical and mental ...
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Mental Health Services When Working With Seniors

Posted May 2, 2017
Mental Health Services When Working With Seniors
When seeking assisted living facilities for seniors in the Naperville area, available mental health services should be considered. Senior Living Experts can help you choose the right facility. Choosing The Right Facility Assisted living facilities in Naperville and surrounding areas offer varying levels of care for different physical health needs of their elderly residents. Some, however, also specialize in providing certain types of mental health needs and may be a better fit for family members seeking a safe, welcoming community for their loved one. Finding the right fit is critical for the peace of mind for residents and also for ...
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Seniors with Autism (Assisted Living Helps with their Unique Needs)

Posted April 25, 2017
Seniors with Autism (Assisted Living Helps with their Unique Needs)
As an aging society we are seeing more seniors with autism. One way Senior Living Experts can help families of autistic seniors is by finding the right type of assisted living facilities. We will focus on the special needs they have when dealing with autism. Explaining Autism & Seniors with Autism April is World Autism Month. Most of us are unaware of the statistics related to adults with autism. The number of people who deal with the unique needs of seniors with autism is growing. The first step to finding the right living facility is to get in touch with ...
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Seniors with Alcohol Abuse Issues – How Assisted Living Provides Special Care

Posted April 18, 2017
Seniors with Alcohol Abuse Issues – How Assisted Living Provides Special Care
It’s important to realize how assisted living provides special care for seniors with alcohol abuse issues. Senior Living Experts can help you find the right living facilities to address senior alcohol abuse. Understanding Seniors with Alcohol Abuse Issues In addition to the typical tasks of a senior social worker, they may be a resource for helping seniors with alcohol abuse issues. Alcohol abuse may be more prominent than you think in the elderly. Heavy Drinking – One study suggests that approximately 13% of men and 2% of senior women were classified as “heavy drinkers.” The term refers to those who ...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Elderly – 5 Ways Can Help

Posted April 11, 2017
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Elderly – 5 Ways Can Help
It’s IBS Awareness Month. We want you to understand how Chicago assisted living facilities can help irritable bowel syndrome in the elderly. Senior Living Experts can help make life a little easier for you or a senior loved one who suffers from IBS. 5 Ways Chicago Assisted Living Facilities Can Help Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Elderly First of all you need to begin the process of finding the right assisted living facility. There are a number of ways that Chicago assisted living facilities can help with irritable bowel syndrome in the elderly. Special Diet – The diet you eat ...
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The Role of Social Workers in Chicago Assisted Living Facilities

Posted April 4, 2017
The Role of Social Workers in Chicago Assisted Living Facilities
Senior Living Experts wants you to fully understand the role of social workers in Chicago assisted living facilities. The job of being a social worker can be extremely difficult while also being quite rewarding too. What is The Role of Social Workers in Chicago Assisted Living Facilities Choosing a Chicago assisted living facility for your senior loved one could be one of the more difficult decisions you will have to face. The most important part of understanding the role of the geriatric social worker in assisted living facilities (ALF) is to understand that the job requires a multitude of skills. ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – How Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help

Posted March 28, 2017
Traumatic Brain Injury Patients – How Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help
Caring for traumatic brain injury patients can be difficult, especially when family is trying to do it all alone. Senior Living Experts can help you find the right long term care facility that can offer expert care for the needs of those who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Chicago Long-Term Care Facilities Can Help with Traumatic Brain Injury Patients In most cases you will want to choose a memory care facility or at the very least a facility that specializes in TBIs. There are a number of reasons why choosing a long-term care facility is probably better ...
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Healthy Sleep Habits for Seniors – 5 Ways Can Help

Posted March 21, 2017
Healthy Sleep Habits for Seniors – 5 Ways Can Help
March is National Healthy Sleep month. We’re going to focus on healthy sleep habits for seniors and how finding the right Chicago assisted living facility can encourage healthier sleep habits. Part of our purpose here at Senior Living Experts is not only to help seniors find living facilities that fit their needs; but to help seniors and their families learn be informed about issues that can focus on living a quality filled life. Promoting Healthy Sleep Habits for Seniors Our sleep needs change as we age. As infants sleep is constant; however, as adults our sleep needs become more stable. ...
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