long-term care

March 14, 2024

Benefits of Montessori Programming for Dementia

Many traditional approaches to dementia care focus on managing the symptoms and behaviors of the disease, rather than enhancing the quality of life and the potential of the person. Fortunately, approaches like the Montessori method are shedding light on new ways to support seniors with dementia and improve their quality of life.

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September 18, 2023

4 Signs it Might be Time for Assisted Living

Seven out of 10 people need assisted living facilities at some point in their life, according to Consumer Affairs. But how do you know when it’s time to make the transition from independent living to assisted living? The answer is different for everyone. However, there are signs that may indicate an aging adult needs more support for their own well-being and safety.

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August 9, 2023

What to Look for When Choosing a Nursing Home

Finding a good nursing home for a loved one is a daunting task with both emotional and practical considerations. As you embark on this journey, know you are not alone in facing this challenge. Many families grapple with the same concerns, seeking a place that will provide the best possible care and comfort for their aging family members.

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August 16, 2021

PACE as an Alternative to Nursing Homes

Learn about how PACE provides healthcare and social services for seniors as an alternative to nursing home care.

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July 14, 2021

How Multi-Sensory Stimulation Can Aid Older Adults Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

We discuss how seniors can use multi-sensory therapy to inhibit depression and enhance the quality of life when living with dementia.

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April 1, 2021

Helping a Parent Adjust and Prepare to Move to a Nursing Home or an Assisted Living Facility

Moving a loved one into assisted living is a transition like no other. Preparing ahead of time will help everyone to relax and adjust faster.

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February 23, 2021

Meaningful Visits with an Aging Parent at an Assisted Living Facility

Time spent with family is essential for everyone. We have some tips for engaging in shared activities while visiting with aging adults.

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