Finding an assisted living community with a good activity program is a must when you’re seeking a new home for your loved one. Activities are a major social and emotional outlet for assisted living residents and contribute significantly to their physical and mental well-being.
When a family member receives a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it can often feel like your world has been turned upside down. There are questions to be answered, plans to be organized, and feelings to process. It can be even more disheartening if this is all new to your family—if you’ve never had to think about dementia, professional care, or senior living until now.
We’ve all been (or have known) the parents who trick or bribe their picky kids into eating their vegetables. This may be somewhat of a stereotype because the reality is, it can be hard to eat enough fruits and vegetables at any age. According to the CDC, only one in ten adults get the recommended servings—one and a half cups of fruit and two to three cups of vegetables—each day.
It’s the new year again—which means people are scrambling to find a New Year’s Resolution that will better their lives. Some may go for the common ones of exercising more, eating healthier, or saving money. Others might go for the niche or seemingly unattainable ones, like running a marathon or learning a new language.
You’ve unwrapped all the presents, packed up all the decorations, eaten all the leftovers...now what?
The way we shop has evolved over the last several years. For many, gone are the days of piling into the family car and spending an entire day at the mall or shopping outlets (taking a break only for a soft pretzel) as these trips were usually far and few between.
The holiday season is often referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year”; it’s a time for togetherness, celebration, and love. However, this year, for many individuals, the holiday season may look different.
We know the impact that COVID-19 has had on businesses, families, and individuals. For this reason, we believe - now more than ever - it’s important to find ways to give back. Giving back to your community, even if it’s just in a small way, will not only positively impact those around you, it will positively impact yourself, as well.
Veterans Day is a special holiday for everyone here at Senior Solutions Management Group. Our communities always enjoy honoring our heroes and their sacrifices for our country, and Veterans Day is an opportunity to make them feel even more loved and appreciated.
Just like buying a car, a computer, or even a refrigerator, looking for senior care is something that requires a lot of thought and research. And, much like a car, computer, or refrigerator, some senior living communities may try to wow potential residents with unnecessary features and amenities.
Everyone experiences stress—no matter what age or stage of life we’re in. Some research even shows that minor stress can be useful for our bodies. It can put us in high alert and increase our motivation and performance. However, many people don’t experience minor stress; they experience the kind that makes us feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and anxious.