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3 Tips for Applying to an Assisted Living Community

Just like schools needed to be expanded in the 1950s and 1960s as the baby boomer generation reached school age, now assisted living communities have had to expand and create waitlists to account for the surge in people applying to live in assisted living. This...

What You Need to Know About the Different Types of Arthritis

Most people are aware of arthritis as a common symptom of aging, but did you know there are different types of arthritis? They all have different causes and symptoms, so if you think you or a loved one might be suffering from arthritis, it is best to have an idea of...

3 Tips for Making Your Loved One Feel at Home in Assisted Living

Moving is always hard, but moving from independent living into assisted living provides its own, unique challenges. From the misconception that assisted living means giving up your freedom, to the idea of living in a community rather than an independent house or...

How Long Do Most People Stay in Assisted Living?

The uncertainty that comes with moving into assisted living is one of the reasons it can be so hard to convince loved ones to make the move. In addition to the fact that change is always hard, especially when it requires leaving home, not knowing how long your new...

How Do I Know if Assisted Living Is Right for Me?

Moving from one home to another is always a big change, so it is no surprise that moving into assisted living makes an even bigger impact on your life. Not only are you changing your living quarters, but you are also moving into a new community and accepting care for...

What Services Are Offered in Assisted Living?

Some of the services offered in assisted living vary between assisted living communities, but there are some basic services you will find in every assisted living community. In this article, we are going to start with the basics and then go into some of the more...

How Does Assisted Living Work?

For families with aging parents, understanding how assisted living works is an important step in making the best decision for your loved one’s care. Assisted living is a type of senior housing that provides supportive services to help older Americans live as...

What Kind of a Lifestyle Can I Expect in Senior Living?

There is a common misconception that moving into senior living means giving up all your freedom, when in fact the goal of senior living is the exact opposite. Senior living is designed to help people who struggle to perform the daily tasks necessary to take care of...

What Are the Requirements for Assisted Living?

Making the decision to move into assisted living is never easy, regardless of whether you are making the decision for yourself or a loved one. But before you can even consider whether it is time to move into assisted living, you first need to determine whether you...