6 tips for seniors who recently moved into assisted living January 19, 2022 by Jennifer Grey Articles, Assisted Living, Featured - Moving into one of the assisted living communities is understandably an intimidating change. After all, you have lived your whole life in one place. And, now it’s time to give up a lot of independence and move somewhere else. The worries and anxieties can overwhelm anyone. But, there are some ways to make this transition … Continue reading "6 tips for seniors who recently moved into assisted living" Senior Safety – Caring for the Ones You Love August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Assisted Living - As people begin to age, they increasingly require more precautions and additional care. On average, the majority of seniors prefer to live at home where they can continue to retain some sense of independence and dignity. Deciding whether to take care of an elder relative at home, or keeping them at a nursing home is … Continue reading "Senior Safety – Caring for the Ones You Love" 5 Must-Have Items Seniors Should Bring to Their Assisted Living Home December 8, 2020 by Jennifer Grey Assisted Living, Featured - The job of convincing your senior parent to move into a senior living facility is only half the battle for family members. The rest of the challenge comes when it’s time to start downsizing and sorting through decades of memories and cherished items from the family home. The most common reason seniors are reluctant to … Continue reading "5 Must-Have Items Seniors Should Bring to Their Assisted Living Home" What Is The Difference Between A Nursing Home And Assisted Living? March 17, 2020 by Shanon Woodruff Articles, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities - There will come a time in just about everybody’s life when their age catches up and it becomes difficult to take care of oneself. When that time approaches there are a number of different options for care for senior citizens. And each of these options is best suited to particular circumstances and even your lifestyle. … Continue reading "What Is The Difference Between A Nursing Home And Assisted Living?" Parents Moving to an Assisted Living Facility? Helping With the Transition August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Williamson Assisted Living - Sometimes it’s obvious when it’s time for elderly parents to make the move to an assisted living facility. But the change process is rarely smooth. Maybe one parent wants to move more than another one does, or maybe both parents have apprehensions about the decision. Here’s how to help with the transition—and try to arrive … Continue reading "Parents Moving to an Assisted Living Facility? Helping With the Transition" Is “Caregiver Discrimination” A Real Phenomenon? August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Williamson Assisted Living - According to a new report by the AARP*, approximately 42% of American workers were also caring for an older family members—with 49% expecting to take on such care within five years. Most caregivers work outside the home—and spend as much as twenty hours per week providing care. With so many people providing that much uncompensated … Continue reading "Is “Caregiver Discrimination” A Real Phenomenon?" When is it Time to Consider Senior Housing? August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Assisted Living - For many seniors and their families, it’s difficult to make the decision to even consider senior housing—much less to choose a senior housing facility to move to. For many, considering senior housing means considering giving up independence and familiar surroundings—and it’s common to put off planning for senior housing until the senior’s health has deteriorated … Continue reading "When is it Time to Consider Senior Housing?"