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5 Tips On Traveling With The Elderly

Traveling with an elderly loved one is an excellent way to show your loved one that you care about them and want to spend quality time with them. It is also good for their mental and physical health to go and do something new. However, traveling with the elderly can...

How You Can Help Someone With Dementia

  According to the World Health Organization 47.5 million people have dementia. It is likely at some point, you will need to care for someone with dementia whether it is a friend or a family member. Caring for someone with dementia can be extremely challenging....

How To Prepare Emotionally For Retirement

  Retirement is a dramatic life change, whether you have been looking forward to it for decades or dread leaving your job, you need to plan for it both financially and emotionally. Financial planning has very straightforward steps, but emotional planning is a little...

The Importance Of Visiting Loved Ones

  Often residents living in assisted living facilities or memory care units can feel lonely and isolated. They fear that connections with friends, family, neighbors and relative may be cut off. You can ease these fears by visiting your loved ones regularly....

Assisted Living: Maintaining A Sense Of Self

  The term assisted living covers a wide range of living situations and resident care. Assisted living allows seniors to maintain a sense of independence while varying levels of care make everyday living easier. Assisted living is not for seniors with major...

Skin Care Tips For Seniors

  Skin care can be a challenge for seniors in any weather. Exposure to sun, hot or cold temperatures or living in a dry climate can make skin care especially difficult. Here are some tips for keeping your skin healthy all year. Avoid Sun Damage Being outside is...

The Importance Of Strength Training Exercises For Seniors

  There are a myriad of benefits for seniors that come from regular strength training. Strength training includes lifting weights a few times a week to build muscles particularly in the arms and legs. There are a several studies that have found the benefits of...

How Design Can Help People With Dementia

  According to alzheimers.net, 5.3 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Good design throughout the living spaces of these 5.3 million people can ease some of the everyday challenges of living with dementia. The simple tasks of everyday life can...

How To Prepare Your Loved Ones For Downsizing

Leaving a beloved home full of cherished memories is challenging enough, but having to give away personal belongings to move to a smaller space can be completely overwhelming. There are ways you can help your loved ones through the process of downsizing so that you...

How To Talk To Your Parents About Assisted Living

Approaching the subject of moving to an assisted living facility with a family member can be a daunting task. Many individuals are staunchly independent and fear leaving a beloved home or neighborhood. There are several approaches you can take when talking with a...

5 Misconceptions About Assisted Living And Long-Term Care

Often when family members are unwilling to consider assisted living and long-term care it is because they have false ideas about what these types of facilities are really like. Here are 5 common misconceptions about assisted living and long-term care. I will lose my...

The Benefits Of Assisted Living

As families face the possibilities of transitioning into a new home there can be a lot of anxiety involved with making the best decision. No one wants to leave a family home and there are often fears that already waning independence will be even further removed....

Why People Choose Royal Gardens

Life choices that come at retirement and continue on through the rest of life can be incredibly difficult. Families should to work together to make sure their quality of life or their family member’s quality of life is excellent throughout their golden years. The...