Transitioning to Assisted Living

-Written by Adult Care Advisors | No Comments April 7, 2014

When a senior and their family are facing the possibility of transitioning to an assisted living community, there can be many reactions – both from the senior and from the various family members who care for the elderly person. If possible, giving the situation some time will help because with time, people can work through… Read more »

Continue Reading

Tips When Bringing Kids To Visit Assisted Living Communities

-Written by Adult Care Advisors | No Comments March 31, 2014

When kids visit the elderly in assisted living communities, it can bring a breath of fresh air for the residents. Because kids are generally full of energy, often a bit noisy, and definitely curious, it is important to appreciate the reality of the situation and have a ‘game plan’. At Adult Care Advisors, we not… Read more »

Continue Reading

5 Tips for Placing Couples in Assisted Living

-Written by Adult Care Advisors | No Comments March 24, 2014

Most of the information about helping people through the senior care process fails to focus on couples, expecting only single seniors. The fact of the matter is that there are times when a couple must find assisted living – either one or both seniors need care as they are aging. The 2000 U.S. Census indicated… Read more »

Continue Reading

Winter Care for Seniors

-Written by Adult Care Advisors | No Comments March 17, 2014

The hazards of winter are not quite over for this season. Even as Spring taunts us, we know that the winter’s chill is still not completely over yet. At Adult Care Advisors, we know that the winter months present several unique challenges and hazards for seniors. Below are some useful strategies to help you with… Read more »

Continue Reading

Self Care for Family Caregivers

Adult Care Advisors

-Written by Adult Care Advisors | No Comments March 7, 2014

Caring for a family member who has dementia is often physically and emotionally demanding. The responsibilities to keep a loved one safe, healthy and occupied can take its toll affecting the health and well being of the caregiver. Some describe caregiving as an emotional roller coaster. On the one hand, caring demonstrates love and commitment…. Read more »

Continue Reading