Thinking about moving yourself or a loved one into assisted living? This decision can be difficult and emotional, not only for seniors, but also for close friends and family members. Today’s assisted living communities are great options for seniors who need a little extra support with daily tasks in a safe, caring environment.
Today, many seniors are recognizing the advantages of downsizing. After a lifetime of work, raising children and a number of other responsibilities, choosing a smaller dwelling space in retirement can reduce housing costs, eliminate many maintenance tasks and free up time to enjoy your passions and pursue new hobbies.
Topics: Senior Living Decisions
There’s a lot to consider when choosing a senior living community for yourself or a family member. A big part of knowing that a community meets your needs and preferences is by taking a tour of the community and getting a feel for the environment, but in-person visits are not always an option.
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.
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?
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?”
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.