Do you have a senior loved one who needs more resources, time, and care with daily activities than you alone can provide? Are you considering moving them to an assisted living community? These are designed to provide care and assistance with daily activities, while ensuring their residents some level of independence. However, moving to an … Continue reading Tips for Helping a Loved One Adjust to Assisted Living
Choosing an Assisted Living Residence: Is Free Advice the Best Advice? By Miriam Zucker LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM Often when family members seek the guidance of an Aging Life Care specialist, it is at a time of change. The concerns may be about obtaining home care, learning of entitlements, a discharge from the hospital or a move … Continue reading Choosing an Assisted Living Residence: Is Free Advice the Best Advice?
The long-term care journey is confusing. As a spouse, family member, or concerned neighbor of an aging loved one you may feel overwhelmed by the role of caregiver or decision-maker. And if you were placed in this role as a result of an emergency health crisis or due to an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis, the questions … Continue reading Challenging Aging Life Care Needs
After making tough decisions and weeks of planning, your father is now living in a fantastic assisted living facility. You finally have a chance to catch your breath and focus on work. But don’t get too comfortable… I Just Moved my Parent to Assisted Living, Now I am All Set … Maybe by Suzanne Modigliani, … Continue reading Moving a Parent to Assisted Living
Today’s blog post is inspired by a quote shared in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday – “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” When removed from the colorful illustrations and Seussical characters, this statement really stands out and “hits home” for Aging Life Care Professionals™. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the … Continue reading Finding Answers to Difficult Elder Care Needs
When a Santa Fe couple needed help finding the right assisted living community – and they didn’t want to burden their children – they turned to Aging Life Care Professionals™ for help. With one spouse needing more hands-on care and the other desiring more social interaction, it was important to find the right community to … Continue reading Avoid Caregiver Burden
When a Santa Fe couple needed help finding the right assisted living community – and they didn’t want to burden their children – they turned to Aging Life Care Professionals® for help. Jeffrey S. Pine, MS, MSPH, CMC and Lydia Sckalor, RN helped find the right community that met the differing needs of the couple.