3 Tips to Simplify Senior Health Appointments

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jun 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While accompanying your loved one to a doctor’s appointment may not seem like a challenging task, it can be difficult at times. Although it’s not easy to keep up with everything that your loved one requires for their appointments, helping the senior in your life makes a world of difference for them. Because your loved one may struggle with appointments, having a helping hand not only makes it easier on them, but it allows you to make a meaningful difference in their life. The National Institute of Aging agrees with us on this topic, going to the doctor with your loved one can help immensely!

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Tags: Caregivers & Caregiving, Senior Living

Transforming the Senior Caregiver's Journey

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Providing senior care means considering a family member’s emotional, mental, and physical well-being at all times. The health of our loved ones becomes increasingly important as they age. The journey of caring for an aging loved one can be a challenge for anyone. When you’re caring for a loved one and juggling your other daily responsibilities, it can create uncertainty about how best to manage your agenda.

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Tags: Caregivers & Caregiving

Help Combat Alzheimer’s by Doing These Hobbies

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on May 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Because Alzheimer’s disease is usually associated with an older age demographic, it is important to help your loved one stimulate their brain in order to sharpen thinking, reasoning, memory, and processing abilities! Mental exercise also vitalizes the brain and can help seniors maintain an overall feeling happiness in their senior living community. Could it really be true that if you don’t use it, you lose it?

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Tags: Healthy Habits, Memory Care

6 Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Apr 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

For many, spring cleaning can carry a negative connotation because it requires a lot of hard work and time to complete. As seniors age, cleaning the home can become more challenging for a loved one. Having a family member to help through this process can make a world of difference!  

The senior in your life will be grateful at the idea of not having to tackle this project alone, but also find that it is more convenient, and less stressful with someone else around. The Pavilion Senior Living wants to share seven tips that you and your loved one can use to help make spring cleaning easier this year!

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Tags: Senior Living, The Pavilion Senior Living

Helping Your Loved One Avoid Senior Scams

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Apr 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Assisting the senior in your life avoid scammers, fraud, and hackers can be difficult in today’s society. The dangers of stolen identities, drained bank accounts, and illegitimate businesses lurk around every corner, waiting for innocent people to take advantage of.

As many seniors may not be “on-trend’ with popular online scams, they are vulnerable to being misled. The Pavilion Senior Living specializes in providing exceptional senior care for older adults looking to get the most out of their life. Because we care about the well-being of our residents and guests, we would like to share some helpful information that you or your loved ones can use to avoid being scammed! Although there are hundreds, if not thousands, of online scams, we have highlighted a few popular tips that seniors can use to prevent scammers from having their way.

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Tags: Social Wellness, Assisted Living

3 Senior Nutrition Myths You Didn’t Know Were False

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Mar 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

While most diet myths don’t have anything to do with seniors, there are some nutrition myths about seniors that can be misleading. Being able to identify nutritional myths and facts can have a significantly positive impact on your loved one’s life.

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Tags: Senior Living, Healthy Habits

The Differences Between Independent Living and Assisted Living

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Mar 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

As popularity in senior living communities rises, many seniors are starting to have questions about what their options are regarding their living situation. The world of senior living is much bigger than most people think. Independent living, assisted living, memory care, and respite care are just some of the options your loved one has when considering what kind of care they want at the community.

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Tags: Assisted Living, Independent Living

3 Signs Your Loved One May Have a Form of Memory Impairment

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Feb 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Memory impairment may present in many forms. Whether it be dementia, Alzheimer's, or mild cognitive impairment, knowing when to be concerned about your loved one's health is essential. While it's normal for people to be forgetful, it could be an indicator that your loved one is beginning to experience early symptoms of a more severe disease.

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How to Downsize: A Guide for Seniors

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Feb 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Having trouble planning your loved one's move? Don't worry, it's common to be stressed when helping your parents downsize. The moving process can be long and complicated, causing you and your loved one frustration.

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4 Exercises That Help Seniors Stay in Shape

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jan 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Exercise is an excellent way for older adults to stay healthy and maintain their strength. It is common for many seniors to give up on exercising because it can be difficult and painful if not done correctly. Many of the exercises your parents may have done when they were younger are not as beneficial for them to do now. Whoever knew that going for a run could be a bad thing?

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Tags: Senior Living, Healthy Habits