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What You Should Know About Wound Care For Your Elderly Parent

When you have an elderly parent that has recently suffered an injury, you may wonder what you can or should do to help them in the healing process. Whether they are in an assisted living home or living on their own, they will likely need help managing their wound care, and some assisted living facilities are not capable of providing these types of medical services. If this is the case with your elderly parent, you may feel at least partially responsible for their wound care. Read More 

Making Your Transition To An Assisted Living Facility An Easy One

Moving into an assisted living facility is a big change in your lifestyle – you may feel that you're losing your privacy and independence. When you have difficulty with daily tasks, however, it's necessary to receive personal care in order to keep you safe – you'll have assistance performing daily tasks such as cooking and using the bathroom. In addition, moving to an assisted living facility brings with it new social opportunities. Read More 

Sundowning 101: What You Need To Know About Circadian Rhythm

If you are taking care of a parent who has Alzheimer's, you may be struggling with the afternoon and evening hours. In fact, late afternoon through early evening hours can be the most difficult time period when dealing with someone with Alzheimer's. There's actually a term used to describe it: sundowning. Here's what you need to know about the phenomenon called sundowning and where you can turn to for help.  Read More 

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Residing In An Assisted Living Community

Hi there, my name is Jolene Pickles. Welcome to my website about assisted living communities. My grandparents eventually reached a stage where they were not safe living in their family home. To help them retain their independence while living in a safer environment, we toured all of the assisted living communities to find the perfect dwelling. They were very happy in the community due to the support and entertainment services offered there. On my site, I will explore the benefits of living in an assisted living community once it is unsafe to live at home. Please feel free to visit my site daily to learn more.

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What You Should Know About Wound Care For Your Elderly Parent
12 September 2018

When you have an elderly parent that has recently

Making Your Transition To An Assisted Living Facility An Easy One
14 May 2018

Moving into an assisted living facility is a big c

Sundowning 101: What You Need To Know About Circadian Rhythm
23 April 2018

If you are taking care of a parent who has Alzheim

3 Helpful Actions to Take When Applying for Medicaid
24 November 2017

If you're in need of long-term care and don't make

Finding A Senior Independent Living Community
9 November 2017

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