Kicking off the “assisted living conversation” with an older loved one can be a draining and difficult prospect, but it is not impossible. In fact, there are examples of families who have gone through the ordeal themselves that serve as powerful reminders of the most effective strategies to employ when attempting to navigate all things senior care, like our feature on Nell Brackin and Tonitia Butler.
Starting the process of finding an assisted living community means you’re going to have a lot of questions. Whether you’re familiar with senior care or not, the research process can be quite overwhelming in the beginning. So take it one step at a time and consider the following five questions as you start your process. … Read more
As we age, our bodies change. The health conditions that people are more likely to suffer from also change with age. Being aware of which health concerns are most common for seniors is your first step in staying healthy and minimizing doctor and hospital visits. 1. Arthritis Arthritis is inflammation around the joints. It affects … Read more