Anyone who has heard the soft purr of a cat or pet the fluffy coat of a dog knows how therapeutic animals can be. A pet provides countless benefits to the people around them, whether it’s for companionship, comfort, or confidence.
At any age, it’s important to be aware of the common signs of health concerns. Everyone knows to keep an eye out for stomach pain, chest tightness, or fever and chills. What if you experience symptoms that seem irregular, though? Symptoms that don’t seem to be connected to any health concern that you’re aware of?
You tend to think of your parents as a “package deal,” but despite this idea, your mom and dad are individuals with their own set of health needs. As your parents grow older, their needs are going to change and, over time, may differ. When it comes time to consider senior care options, what do you do if mom and dad have different care needs?
For many, the Fourth of July is a fun, summer holiday complete with cookouts, family, friends, and ceremonial fireworks. For others, including senior veterans, it can be a stressful day full of difficult memories or triggering noises. While the Fourth of July is meant to be a carefree day to celebrate our independence, it’s important to keep in mind the unique needs of veterans on this day. After all, our veterans are the heroes who have helped make this freedom possible.
Retirement is a key chapter in the lives of many and can open up opportunities for leisure, travel, and quality experiences. However, before a person retires, there are preparations and certain actions that should be taken. Retirement planning is a crucial component to achieving the retirement lifestyle you desire.
Deciding to move into a senior living community can be challenging and confusing. Finding the best level of care for your situation can be downright overwhelming. Many caretakers find themselves asking the question, “should my loved one join an assisted living community or a nursing home?”
Senior Solutions Management Group (SSMG) is pleased to announce that our company is growing! We have acquired the Louisiana-based Azalea Estates senior housing portfolio, thus opening the company’s expansion into the state and allowing us to expand our quality care.
While social media is a fantastic way to meet, connect, engage, and more, it can also be a way for people to try and steal sensitive information from you or your loved one. For that reason, social media safety is encouraged for all users.
As technology continues to advance, digital tools are always being created that improve our daily tasks and simplify our life. Many are even available in the palm of your hand! With the press of a finger, you can find resources that provide you with useful tips and tools that can help maintain senior health conditions or concerns.
Finding the time to cook a healthy and nutritious meal every day can be challenging. Especially during times where you have to get up and go. Healthy meal prepping can help alleviate stress while giving you a better, healthier diet.