Tips for Winter Visits to Assisted Living

Visiting a loved one in assisted living can be an emotionally painful experience for many different reasons. Sometimes, family members visit based on guilt, whether it’s guilt about the transition to assisted living and how it came about, or ...

 
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Black Friday on the Senior Housing Market?

‘Tis the season for visiting family members to have heightened concerns about Mom, Dad and other senior relatives.

These visitors are often led to wonder -- is it time for assisted living? Should we consider home care? Given the increase ...

 
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Making Time for Assisted Living Visits, Even If You Work Full Time

Long hours on the job, caring for your family, exercising, cooking, cleaning, and somewhere in the midst of that, taking “time for you.” Balance is an elusive goal for many working caregivers, and even if your senior family member resides ...

 
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Visiting in Alzheimer’s Care When Recognition Is Gone

A move to Alzheimer’s care can be extremely devastating for caregivers and others in the family circle. The guilt over the transition may be crippling, overwhelming. Seeing the person you love in a place other than her home is ...

 
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