“I’m Not Ready for Change”: Benefits of Assisted Living for Independent Older Adults

If you’re like most individuals, you want to retain as much freedom and self-direction as possible. After all, you’ve been independent for most of your life. You might even reject moving to a senior living community because you fear losing your independence. However, there are several benefits of assisted living. Moving to a new

The Negative Effects of Seniors Living Alone

Older adults live alone for various reasons, ranging from divorces to grown children moving away. However, seniors living alone are at an increased risk of isolation and loneliness. Studies show that social isolation and loneliness have devastating effects on seniors’ health and well-being: 7.7 million seniors in the United States, or 24% of adults

How to Apply for VA Assisted Living Benefits

Veterans fearlessly defended our country during their time in the military, naval, or air services. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers benefits to qualified veterans who fought for our freedoms, such as health care, pension payments, housing assistance, and more. Eligible former military members seeking a lively assisted living community in

Comparing the Cost of Senior Living vs Staying at Home

One of the most prevalent concerns older adults have regarding assisted living communities is whether they can afford the monthly payments. Often, seniors and their families assume that staying at home costs less than moving to a senior living community. In many situations, they've secured an affordable monthly rent or paid off their mortgage.

By |2023-08-09T14:25:10+00:00September 9th, 2022|Assisted Living, Independent Living|0 Comments

How A Short Term – Respite Care Stay Can Determine if Assisted Living is the Right Fit

Although caring for loved ones can be rewarding, there comes a time when it’s best to explore other options. Adult children or spouses tasked with the role of a caregiver are responsible for themselves, their families, and their caregiving duties. When the inevitable caregiver burnout arises, a great way to take a break

The Importance of Community Living for Seniors

Humans are social creatures. The desire for companionship and connection doesn’t go away as we age. Instead, it becomes more critical to maintain a socially active lifestyle, especially in retirement. Seniors living alone are at an increased risk of depression and isolation due to declining abilities or access to social opportunities. Conversely, increased

How to Pay for Senior Living

When searching for a senior living community, cost is a significant deciding factor. Whether browsing for yourself, your spouse, a parent, or a dear friend, the end goal of assisted and independent living is to ensure seniors live a fulfilling life at a reasonable price. Unfortunately, many seniors and their families who don’t have

When is Assisted Living Needed?

People are not typically excited about the idea of moving into an assisted living community. In many cases, there is a change in circumstances that lead to the decision, such as the loss of a spouse, worsening of a medical condition, or simply having more difficulty with daily routines. Every circumstance is unique to

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How To Select An Assisted Living Community in Huntsville

Choosing the right assisted living community for you or your loved one can be a difficult decision. There are many factors to consider, including cost, location, and amenities. While it may seem like there is no "right" answer in terms of which option will work best for you, we want to give you some

By |2023-08-09T14:37:41+00:00August 12th, 2021|Assisted Living|0 Comments

Continuum of Care is Important when Selecting a Retirement Community

Planning for your retirement years is one of the most important things you can do. Where will you live? What services will you receive? How long do you want to live in that community? These are all questions that need to be addressed when selecting a retirement community.  This article will look at why

By |2023-08-09T14:28:23+00:00July 6th, 2021|Assisted Living|0 Comments
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