Discussing The Benefits Of Assisted Living

Tips For Communicating And Caring For A Parent With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disease that slowly destroys a person’s ability to think normally and rationally, and it can be hard to know how to act and what to say to your parent if he or she develops this disease. The best thing you can do is try to understand how this disease works and the […]

Do You Have A Loved One In Assisted Living? 3 Tips To Prevent Loneliness

Many people feel uncomfortable visiting loved ones in assisted living facilities or other long-term care facilities. There are many reasons for this discomfort if you don’t like hospitals, you might associate a long-term care facility with a hospital because of the nursing staff, for example. Or it might just make you uncomfortable to see […]

After Hip Replacement: 3 Questions To Ask Your Short-Term Rehab Facility

After a major surgery like a hip replacement, you need time to recover. However, you shouldn’t expect to stay too long in the hospital. The average length of time a patient stays in the hospital after hip surgery is only two to four days. Some patients are ready to go home after that time, but […]

Understanding And Treating The Late/Severe Stage Of Alzheimer’s Disease

As you age, your loved ones will also age. This natural part of life is unavoidable, so you will most likely watch a parent age physically and emotionally.  Unfortunately, your elderly parent may also develop conditions that affect their memory, making your role as caregiver even more overwhelming. Considering an estimated 15 million people will […]