Keeping My Mom Safe, Happy, and Healthy
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Keeping My Mom Safe, Happy, and Healthy

When we found out that my mom was experiencing signs of dementia, we didn't take the news lightly. We were concerned about her well-being, and I knew that she couldn't keep living on her own. To keep her safe, I decided to enroll her in a nursing home that specialized in mental health care. She was concerned about the change at first, but as soon as she moved in, she only had positive things to say about her new digs. She loved the ability to get in touch with doctors the same day, and she was even able to make a few friends along the way. This blog is all about keeping your parents safe, happy and healthy.

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Keeping My Mom Safe, Happy, and Healthy

  • A Few Of The Problems That Make Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer's Difficult To Do Alone

    11 October 2017

    When you have a parent with Alzheimer's disease, you may find that caring for them at home isn't as easy as you originally thought it might be. People with Alzheimer's go through different stages and some of them can be so difficult to cope with that the person needs 24-hour monitoring and care. It's a job that is nearly impossible to do unless you have plenty of help. One solution is to place your parent in a facility that specializes in taking care of Alzheimer's patients.

  • Does Mom's Brain Injury Mean Assisted Living Is Necessary?

    27 July 2017

    If your elderly parent has a traumatic brain injury, you may be worried enough to consider a transition to assisted living. After all, an assisted living move would help guarantee safety and care for your loved one. But assisted living is also a big decision that will include major logistical requirements and financial ones as well. This article will help you consider assisted living and its alternatives after an accident.

  • Mini Home Assisted Elderly Living: A New Way Of Caring For Aging Seniors

    22 May 2017

    When you think about assisted living for the elderly, what is it that comes to mind? If you are like most people, you will think of places like apartment complexes that house elderly residents or residential property complexes that have several units making up one building. However, assisted elderly living in the modern day and age does not have to mean sacrificing private residential life. Mini home assisted elderly living is perhaps one of the newest ways elderly individuals are finding the places to live that give them the additional help they need.

  • 3 Features To Look For When Choosing An Assisted-Living Facility For Your Parent

    13 April 2017

    Looking for an assisted living residence for your parent to move to? Here are a few features to look for when making your final choice: Community Activities It's important to make sure that the senior assisted living facility your parent ends up staying at schedules several community activities throughout the week so they have plenty of opportunity to build a social network. Weekly community activities will also ensure that your parent always has a physical and emotional outlet that helps keep them busy and engaged in a supportive setting.

  • 3 Ways to Make the Transition to Assisted Living Easier on Your Parents

    13 March 2017

    If your parents are getting ready to move into an assisted living facility, here are three ways that you can help make the transition go smoother for them. #1 Make Sure Your Parents Maintain Their Hobbies The first way you can help make the transition easier on your parents is by making sure that they are able to maintain their hobbies in their new home. For example, if your parents love to garden, purchase large flower pots for them that they can put on their front porch and balcony and use to grow flowers and fruits and vegetables.