No matter the injury or illness, receiving the right care is essential for a fast and full recovery. When you find care tailored to your specific needs and health goals, you are better equipped to regain your strength and improve your health.
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Over two-thirds, or 13 million, of all veterans are 55 years of age or older; however, only 5% of senior veterans utilize their benefits.
Even if you are just beginning your search for senior living, you will find that not all senior living communities are created equal. And finding the right community for yourself or someone you love is crucial.
When it comes to Medicare coverage, it can be confusing to figure out what is included. Each part of Medicare covers different aspects of care and provides its own specific benefits.
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We often focus on diet and exercise to promote healthy aging, but socialization plays a significant role in our overall health and wellness. A strong social life has been linked to various health benefits, including reducing the risk of depression, increasing longevity, and promoting cognitive functioning.
So, you have found yourself in the role of caregiver for a parent or family member. Now what? What skills and qualities do you need to be successful? What can you expect on a daily basis? How will you manage all of your other responsibilities and avoid developing caregiver burnout?
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No matter how proactive you are with implementing fall prevention techniques, falls can still happen. The important thing to do after a fall occurs is to move on and continue living your life.
You know that transitioning your parent or loved one into a memory care community is best for him or her, but you still have doubts. You may be asking yourself questions like, “will my mother understand what is happening?” or “how will my father react to moving into a new environment?” You may even feel sad about the upcoming transition.
Self-care is essential to all of us, but it can be especially important for family caregivers. When we focus on providing care to a parent or family member, taking care of our own needs is often ignored, or the thought of focusing on ourselves seems selfish. In reality, when you take care of yourself, your loved one will reap the benefits.
Planning is vital when preparing for a transition to an assisted senior living community. You have to find a community that offers the right level of care for your needs as well as offers amenities that align with your desired lifestyle.