Activities

What to Do When Your Aging Parent Doesn't Want Visitors

When Your Aging Parent Doesn't Want Visitors

When your aging parent lives in an assisted living community, it’s common for friends and family to want to visit. Not only do they want to see their loved one’s new home and experience a piece of their new lifestyle, but they want to be sure they are settling in nicely and are enjoying their community. Many adult children like to visit and see their aging parent so they can make sure they are receiving the care they deserve and are embracing their lifestyle.

Tips for Decorating Ornaments with Those with Memory Loss

Holiday Activities for Those with Memory Loss: Ornament Decorating & More

Holiday Activities for Those with Memory Loss: Ornament Decorating & More

The holidays are swiftly approaching, bringing all the joy, stress and sometimes anxiety, that the holidays have a tendency to bring. As a caregiver, it can be even harder to take the time and enjoy the season and all of the activities because of the added stress of caring for your loved one. You may wonder what activities you can involve your loved one in, because of the complexities of their memory loss.

Tips for How Family Members Can Help Manage the Move to Senior Living

Why Socialization Is So Valuable for Older Adults

When we hear the term “socialization,” we usually think of young children and the importance of getting them accustomed to relating well to others their own age. However, psychologists, gerontologists and experts in behavioral research now say that socialization is also extremely important to the physical, mental and emotional health of older Americans.

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