Adjusting to Senior Living

Memory Care Series Introduction

Hello: This is an intro to a series on Memory Care. Topics covered include: * Dementia - Maybe it's time to consider an assisted living or memory care? * Memory Care Placement - Evaluating a Memory Care facility. * Homecare - Activites for home care.assistance.     About Senior Home Transition - I recently did the math, and we've helped more than 500 families find the right situation for their senior loved one! What a legacy...I have a wall of thank you notes from families who were overwhelmed by the process of finding assisted living [...]

Downsizing for Seniors is Overwhelming!

Downsizing is a time consuming and exhausting process for anyone, but especially for seniors who find themselves with large homes and no longer have children at home to fill up the rooms. There are several reasons seniors want or need to downsize. They could be planning a move to assisted living or are simply moving into a smaller, more manageable home. Here are some tips for making the task a little less overwhelming: Once you've found a new location to move to, figure out what you want to take with you that will fit in your [...]

Transitioning Tips

As a Senior Housing Advocate, I speak to people in the midst of a transition from a home care setting to a variety of senior communities. This type of move can be overwhelming and stressful times during which there’s a lot of information to keep track of. Preparing for a transition in care will ensure that crucial aspects of the patients’ medical information and plans of care are communicated properly. In most cases, there are a number of care providers involved, and it will benefit both patients and caregivers when everyone is aware of next [...]