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.
8 November 2022
If you want to go into a home care program and want a loved one to take care of you, you can have them do so. You may even be able to have them paid for the work they do up to a certain amount of hours. This is depending on what you qualify for and what kind of program you use. Being taken care of with home care means you get someone to help you with medications, chores, light housework duties, hygiene needs, and more.
21 July 2022
Transitioning to assisted living isn't always easy for every senior. Some elderly people fear losing their independence even though they want to enjoy the benefits that come with extra care in the facility. When the time comes for you to take your parent to an assisted living facility, you might need to put extra effort into keeping them happy. If you wonder what more you can do to ensure your parent's needs and happiness are met, this piece will guide you.
28 April 2022
When you have an older loved one who is getting ready for assisted living, it's normal for them to feel apprehensive or uncomfortable about the idea. Assisted living is a significant change. After all, it alters everything about your loved one's immediate environment. That being said, it doesn't have to change their daily life. There are some things that everyone should understand about assisted living to help them adequately prepare for this next stage of their life.