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Choosing The Best Facility For My Mom

When my mom got older, it was obvious that she wasn't going to be able to keep living on her own. She was having a difficult time getting around the house, and we realized that it would be dangerous for her to deal with cooking, cleaning, and driving on her own. Instead of leaving her to fend for herself, we started researching different nursing homes and assisted living facilities. We were amazed with all of the options out there, and we found a great place that we knew she would love. They were friendly, helpful, and incredibly transparent about their services. Read this blog to learn more about care facilities.


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Keeping Seniors Safe In Assisted Living Apartments

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Assisted Living Communities?

If you have a loved one who is aging and no longer able to live on their own, you might be considering hiring a nursing staff to help around the house, or moving your loved one to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Here are some pros and cons of choosing assisted living. Pro: They are able to socialize with others A great benefit to having your loved one move to an assisted living community instead of remaining at home is that they can be around others of the same age and interests. Read More 

Why Choose To Recover From Total Hip Surgery At A Rehabilitation Center

You're going into the hospital for a total hip replacement. It's tempting to consider recovering at home in familiar surroundings. But you'll find that being at home is not the most conducive environment to getting back up on your feet again. For a more successful recovery experience, spend that time in a short term rehabilitation center. Here are some of the benefits of recovering in a rehabilitation facility. 1. You're focused on your hip and not daily activities around the house. Read More 

What Are The Different Types Of Adult Day Care Centers?

When elderly loved ones become unable to live on their own, it is not always possible for family members to provide them with round the clock care. Often the family members are already busy with careers and commitments of their own. However, adult day care centers offer a way for elderly people to have the supervision they need when their families cannot be with them. There are different types of adult day care centers and these are some of the services they provide. Read More