Assisted Living

Today Alzheimer’s disease is considered to be one of the most common causes of dementia and is estimated to be impacting around 5.3 million Americans. It is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that destroys brain nerve cells and disrupts the memory and thinking skills of the patient.  Although scientists still do not know what causes it, they believe […]

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Although seniors and the elderly are the largest growing population in the US, they are also one of the most isolated lot. They may be aware of their medical issues like blood pressure, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, but are hardly concerned about the social issues of their lives and rarely do they give any significance to socialization that is probably […]

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Cholesterol is one of the most common types of steroids found in the human body. It is an innate body constituent that is present in every cell membrane and is a major component of the brain. It is our carelessness as regards the food that we eat without being mindful of exercises that we associate […]

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Whenever and under whatever circumstances, people move from their own home to an assisted living facility or to a nursing home, they feel homeless and often strive to go back. This feeling becomes more prominent during the holiday season and festivals. Even when we know we cannot do much to make this feeling go away, we […]

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Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults.  It often leads to several problems that they face in their day-to-day activities.  First, with hearing loss, seniors find it difficult to communicate with friends and family, have trouble in understanding a doctor’s advice, responding to warnings, and hearing doorbells and alarms. The significant […]

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It’s Halloween today and most of the seniors are looking forward to celebrating the day like everyone else is. Although it is often thought of as the children’s holiday, it can be fun for the elderly as well if the games and activities are designed where they can participate and enjoy. The elderly, their caregivers […]

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In old age, many people are not able to take care of themselves, in terms of their health, safety, and well being. Therefore, they often move to facilities that provide them assistance.  These facilities are referred to as assisted living facilities and provide general care delivery and management services.  They are a combination of housing, personalized help, […]

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Home is the place where one is always comfortable and the desire to stay at home for as long as possible becomes a question mark as we grow older and as such as we tend to relish our own homes and our familiar surroundings more than any other place. A recent AARP Survey says that […]

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If you are looking for a senior living community and think that you have a hard time in finding information senior care communities such as Assisted Living Facilities, Memory Care Communities and Residential Care Homes in California, you are not alone. This is not a problem in CA only, but a major issue across the […]

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Seniors on Facebook

September 24, 2013

Seniors are becoming the fastest growing demographic to use social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype, according to Forbes magazine. With over 39 million people aged 65 or older using these social media platforms, this age group has the most potential for growth in social media usage. According to an All Assisted Living Homes […]

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Caring for a senior loved one can be challenging and sometimes family caregivers need short-term assistance with their responsibilities. Respite care offers relief so that caregivers can decrease their stress and promote balance in their life. There are various respite care options available to give family caregivers breaks they need while making sure their senior […]

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