Blog Posts in Senior Living Category
The typical size of nursing home or assisted living community room is 200-350 sq. ft. Moving mom or dad from a 1,000 sq. ft. home into a room the fraction of the size comes with a lot of questions, and a lot of hard decisions.
The move is without doubt emotional. But re-defining home can make the transition easier for everyone involved. Here are our best tips for making a room a home.
The world of senior care is changing. Older adults are more involved than ever in making demands on how they want to spend their golden years. For most, this means living at home for as long as possible. But sometimes that level of independence isn’t possible. Chronic conditions, mobility issues and injuries force seniors to face the unthinkable - leaving their home for an institution.
Or so they think.
“I promised I’d never put Mom into a nursing home.” Sound familiar? Having the conversation with your parents about a new home is not easy. No one wants to put Mom into a nursing home but sometimes living independently is no longer safe. Health conditions, mobility changes, even a fall or injury sometimes means that a new home is the best option. Here are our experts' avice for having "the talk."
There are literally hundreds of ways to eat healthfully, the digital way. Having a complete guide to nutrition at your fingertips is a great way to stay fit, healthy and proactive on the aging journey. So what apps are the best at counting those calories? Check it out with today's blog post.
Like it or not, we’re getting older by the second. While some do anything they can to prevent aging (think wrinkle creams, lifts, shopping in the “junior’s” section), others embrace the aging journey, and they’re better for it. Learn how aging is affecting happiness, today's blog post.
What's your mission? Steps to finding it, today's blog post.
For seniors who live on their own, independence can easily turn into a prison when mobility prevents getting out, and even getting up if there’s an emergency. Discover the difference technology can make with today's blog post.
How are those New Year’s resolutions going for you? Need a new direction? How about building your digital bucket list?? Here are some ideas!
There’s no greater inspiration than hearing about people bettering themselves. Learn how it's never too late. Today's blog post.
Did you know Sype, the world’s most popular video chat app has 300 million registered users?! Learn some of the benefits of video chat for the senior population - today's blog post.