Navigating the Guilt of Moving a Loved One to Assisted Living
For many families, it’s heartbreaking to watch their older loved ones struggle as they try to maintain an independent life while living at home.
You may have witnessed their declining success at housekeeping, shopping and preparing healthy meals, or even handling the simplest tasks of daily life.
The guilt adult children experience while worrying about their parents living alone is often partnered with fear. Sleepless nights and anxious days become more common as families look for an answer.Read More
Tips for Older Adults for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
A good night’s sleep re-energizes and refreshes us, but it can also greatly impact both physical and cognitive well-being. Enhanced mental health, memory proficiency and immune function are only a few of the benefits that might be realized.
All adults need approximately 7 to 9 hours each night. Unfortunately, many older adults may find it more difficult to fall asleep or to stay asleep once they do. Research has shown that lack of quality sleep can increase the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression.Read More
Comparing the Value and Cost of Assisted Living with Care at Home
Have you found yourself or a loved one struggling with home maintenance, preparing healthy meals or participating in favorite activities and social events? If yes, your family may be researching the best options to obtain assistance while achieving a high quality of life.
Two choices commonly evaluated include remaining at home with additional services – or moving into an assisted living community. While considering which solution would provide the best environment, the cost of financing either lifestyle is typically a priority as well.Read More
Tips for Navigating Holiday Traditions
How do we make traditions an enjoyable experience for everyone? Northbridge Vice President of Resident Engagement and Memory Care Services, Kelly McCarthy shares tips on making the holidays easy and enjoyable whether your loved one lives in a community, or at home. Read More
Cheerful Tips for Remembering and Reminiscing around the Holidays
Learn about the importance of reminiscing during the holiday season with loved ones living with Alzheimer's or dementia. Read More
What Can You Expect in Assisted Living
You know your parents need a helping hand with the tasks of daily living but you want to make sure they have access to amenities that can provide much more than that.
Where can you turn?
An assisted living community can be the perfect choice for ensuring your loved ones will not only receive the basic help they need but also the opportunities for them to achieve a higher quality of life.Read More