“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 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

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