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

5 Tips for Navigating Long-Distance Senior Care

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

Becoming the primary caregiver for a loved one is a meaningful and rewarding experience, but it can be overwhelming at times. Caring for a parent or family member is challenging enough, but taking on this role while living at a distance presents its own set of additional challenges.

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Topics: Caregiving

Celebrating the First Christmas After the Loss of a Loved One

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Dec 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

While the holiday season is meant to bring joy, it can also bring feelings of stress and an endless list of to-do items. The pressure and expectations to plan the perfect holiday party, decorate your home, and be merry around friends and family are enough to cause stress and anxiety on their own. But, if you have recently lost a loved one, the holiday season may be even more trying, and you may feel like you want to avoid the holidays altogether.

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Transitioning Your Role: Caregiver to Advocate

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Dec 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

You want what is best for your parent. That is why the two of you have come to the decision together to transition them into a senior living community. However, this move is not all about your loved one; it is a transition for both of you. While you may not be moving, your role in your parent’s life is transitioning from caregiver to advocate.

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Respite Care: How It Can Benefit Your Family This Holiday Season

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Nov 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The holiday season is time for families to honor and celebrate their traditions while creating priceless new memories. However, this time of year comes with its own set of to-do items and pressures. As a result, what is meant to be a warm, comforting time of year can often turn into a hectic and stressful season.

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Topics: Holidays, Respite Care

Listening to Music: Powerful Benefits for Those with Dementia

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Nov 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

The power of music can be seen throughout history. For centuries, music has been used as a tool by every culture to define and share ways of life. The different languages, beats, and rhythms create a unique sound that individuals can resonate within their own ways. 

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Topics: Memory Care, Alzheimer's and Dementia

Why is Relationship Building and Socialization Important for Seniors?

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Oct 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM | 7 minute read

Whether we claim to be introverted, extroverted, or even a combination of the two, we all need some level of connection and socialization. It is simply a part of human nature and may even lead to improved well-being.

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Topics: Activities, Social Wellness

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