September 13, 2016
Having family and friends is important at any stage in life. For seniors, it is especially so. In addition to preventing health risks associated with isolation, a strong social network can help older adults cope with age-related changes. One of which is a move to a senior living community.
August 25, 2016
More and more adult children are finding themselves in the position of helping an older loved one downsize and move to a senior living community. Many also find themselves actually beginning the search for a community on their family member’s behalf.
August 9, 2016
As you move through the research phase of exploring assisted living options for your parent, you’ll want to arrange to tour an assisted living community or two before making a decision. One question that comes up often is whether or not you should you bring your parent with you when you tour assisted living communities.
August 2, 2016
Once you’ve decided to sell a senior’s home, you may want to consider doing more than just tidying up and making small repairs. According to a 2015 report by the National Association of Realtors, “thirty-seven percent of sellers’ agents believe that staging a home increases the dollar value buyers are willing to offer by up to five percent.”
July 5, 2016
Talking with a parent about senior living isn’t easy. In fact, many people often avoid having that conversation until a medical emergency occurs and they are forced to make a hasty decision. In order to guarantee that your parent is making the best possible decision for their future health and wellbeing, it’s best to be prepared and go into it with a plan.
June 29, 2016
If you are an adult child who recently stepped into the role of caregiver for a senior loved one, navigating your new way can be challenging. Between struggling with time management and trying to set new priorities, the stress of caregiving can add up over time and eventually take a toll on your health.