Senior Living

Why are placement services so important?

There are many things to consider when choosing an appropriate Senior Living facility. Fortunately, we have many fine options for Senior Living in Louisville, Kentucky. However, what’s best for some individuals, may not be  for others. Therefore, it’s nice to have some inside knowledge. After all, this time can be overwhelming.  If you are a child of a senior, you probably have added some responsibilities to the myriad of others in your life. Be it your parent’s healthcare needs, helping them move or assisting with day-to-day items they can no longer handle. Now comes the [...]

2017-10-06T19:36:27+00:00By |Senior Living|

How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Facility

The most frequent asked question from families is I hear is “With so many assisted living choices, how do I know which one is the right one?” This is almost like asking “how long is a piece of string?” The answer is different for every family. There are so many things that I consider when making recommendations of communities for seniors. I’ll give a few highlights here to give you an idea of things to contemplate during your decision making. What Kind of Senior Care Do You Need? First and foremost, care and the ability [...]

2017-10-06T19:37:13+00:00By |Senior Living|

Judson Smart Living: College Students Live With Senior Citizens

Judson Smart Living is not your average retirement home. Students are invited to stay there, for free, in return for companionship. These two generations bond over music, long talks and meals. This inter-generational program benefits the lives of everyone involved.     In 2010 Judson Senior Living (a retirement community) and the Cleveland Institute of Music embarked on a ground breaking residential partnership where graduate-level CIM students began living at Judson Manor in University Circle. In exchange for complimentary living accommodations, the students provide cultural programming at all three of Judson’s retirement communities. An instant [...]

2016-10-06T12:14:09+00:00By |Senior Living|

When Family Dynamics Get in the Way of a Caregiver Doing What is Right

It happens more often that you’d think. A caregiver, usually a spouse who is living with someone with dementia, reaches the point that they need to place their loved one in memory care, but family wants to fight it. Sometimes this comes from denial that things are really as bad as the caregiver thinks they are. Sometimes, sadly, it stems from greed, and not wanting to spend money on care, so it’s there for inheritance. But most of the time it’s from lack of education as to what the caregiver is actually experiencing and what [...]

What Types of Senior Living Activities Do Communities Offer?

You might think that once your basic needs are taken care of, you’re done. However, while you might have decided on a great place for the short term, what if it doesn’t have activities that will keep you active and enjoying life for the rest of the ride? Senior Living Activities Many people don’t take the time to consider what senior living activities the community offers. Some communities offer happy hour, for example. Some have it every day, some every week, but some don’t have it at all. Some have regular outings to the theater [...]

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