The Benefits of Independent Living: Is it right for you?

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jun 15, 2022 9:09:51 AM | 4 minute read

Independent living communities are senior housing options designed with active adults in mind. These communities can come in a variety of forms, usually private apartments or villas, and allow older adults to live independently within a residential community with like-minded neighbors.

Unlike assisted living communities that provide support for those who need help with activities of daily living, independent communities offer a range of amenities and services for active, older adults that make it easier and more enjoyable to live on their own.

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Topics: Independent Living

5 Summer Activities for Active Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jun 1, 2022 9:40:00 AM | 2 minute read

With warmer months ahead, how can active seniors make the most of their time during the summer? For starters, think about the hobbies you enjoy and the activities you want to take advantage of while the days are long and sunny. Here are five safe and fun summer activities for active seniors to enjoy.

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Home Safety for Seniors — What You Need to Know

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on May 18, 2022 11:07:51 AM | 2 minute read

A growing number of seniors are choosing to enjoy post-retirement independently in the comfort of their own homes. But with age comes physical and cognitive changes that can make living alone more challenging. Since older adults are more vulnerable to injuries, burns and infections, it is important to take the proper steps to reduce risks in and around the home.

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Topics: Safety

Seniors and Movie-watching: Surprising Benefits and What to Watch

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Apr 29, 2022 3:13:32 PM | 2 minute read

Entertainment in the form of a new or familiar movie can be an enjoyable pastime for people of all ages. In fact, in moderation, television can even provide some benefits, especially for seniors who find comfort in watching their favorite films. For many older adults, watching movies, especially in group settings, can help pass the time, reduce isolation, encourage friendship, inspire emotion and provide a brief mental escape from the outside world.

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Topics: Activities

Kitchen Safety Tips for Seniors — A Simple Guide for Older Adults

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Apr 6, 2022 2:34:00 PM | 2 minute read

The kitchen is often the heart of the home; the place where meals are prepared, and where friends or family gather for good food and conversation. But for older adults who experiencing a decline in their physical and cognitive abilities, the kitchen can also be one of the most dangerous rooms in the house.

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Topics: Safety

How to Adjust to Life as a 'Sudden' Caregiver

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Mar 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Life can be unpredictable. One day you are living “life as usual,” but the next, you could find yourself as your parent’s new primary caregiver. These things happen, especially if you have older parents or loved ones.

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Topics: Caregiving

5 Medication Safety Tips for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Mar 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

As we age, it is common to experience changes to our health and develop additional conditions that lead to taking more prescriptions, supplements, or other medications. Studies show that 87% of seniors take one prescription drug, 36% take five or more, and 38% use over-the-counter medications. This increase in daily medications can potentially lead to confusion, missing doses, or taking too much (or not enough) of one.

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Topics: Medication and Medication Management

Caring for a Senior: Finding Balance as a Caregiver

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Feb 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Caring for a senior parent or family member is a rewarding and meaningful experience, but it can have moments of stress and concern. Between work, family, caregiving, and time for yourself, it may seem like there are not enough hours in the day. In these moments, it’s vital to find a healthy balance between all the different hats you wear every day.

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Topics: Caregiving, Respite Care

Improving Wellness Through Community Activities at Antebellum James Burgess

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Feb 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

All-inclusive senior living is about enhancing an individual’s quality of life through care, convenience, and engagement. At Senior Solutions Management Group, our communities offer exceptional care and support and create engaging and stimulating activities that aim to improve overall wellness.

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Topics: Activities, Senior Solutions

What's the Difference: Independent Living vs. Assisted Living Services

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jan 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The senior living umbrella encompasses a variety of care levels and lifestyle choices. While communities may offer similar amenities and conveniences for each lifestyle option, the overall services and care differ.

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Topics: Assisted living, Independent Living

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