Many families and caregivers are unaware of what respite care services are and the benefits they offer. With informal caregiving growing rapidly, respite care services are something many can utilize to avoid caregiver burnout.
Deciding to move at any point in your life can be a challenging time. In fact, experts consider it one of the top five most stressful life events. Though the process may be stressful, it can be one of the best ways to start a new chapter and yield fantastic new experiences.
Your retirement years should be a time for you to relax and enjoy yourself. However, homeownership woes can bog down and bring unnecessary stress to your life. With home maintenance, upkeep, and unexpected bills, owning a home as an older adult can hinder your retirement experience. This is one of the reasons why senior living apartments are becoming increasingly popular.
There comes a time in every life when the working years come to an end, and we can finally take a breath and relax. Nicknamed “The Golden Years” by many, it’s supposed to be a time for only our best experiences. While it is good to enter this stage of life with nothing but optimism and opportunity, it isn’t immune to its own set of trials that could at first seem intimidating.
With promising research being done, we are learning more and more about Alzheimer’s disease daily. There are many risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, including genetic factors, but we can pinpoint specific behaviors or lifestyle choices that can further the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Senior Solutions Management Group knows the severity of this disease, and that’s why we would like to share a few tips on recognizing Alzheimer’s disease risk factors.
What is Alzheimer’s disease? In short, Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that typically develops in those 65 years old and older. This disease can cause those diagnosed to undergo significant memory loss and other adverse side effects; it is a neurodegenerative disease that gradually decreases cognitive function over time.
If you imagine senior living communities as a dank, dark, and uninviting, you have been woefully misinformed. Senior Solutions Management Group has been working hard to dispel the old and tired stereotypical nursing home image. The fact of the matter is that senior living communities are growing and pushing hard to evolve and stray away from those misinformed assumptions. Modern senior living communities are the complete opposite of these dreary and outdated stereotypes.
A lot of seniors are opting toward home care when it comes to their retirement plan. While home care may feel comfortable and seem like a better choice when compared to an assisted living community, it may not be best for your loved one. At Senior Solutions, we believe that having all the information in front of you will help you make the right decision for you or your loved one.
While the battle against Alzheimer’s disease is ongoing, it is worth noting the progress made in the last century. Alzheimer’s disease breakthroughs are not as rare as one may think.
As the number of aging adults in the U.S. increases, so too does the number of individuals looking after their aging loved one. Most often, these caretakers are a spouse or parent and not usually trained professionals. People who choose the caregiver role, or who are thrust into it due to family circumstances, can become overwhelmed by the responsibility and begin to suffer from what is known as Caregiver Role Strain.