Moving to an assisted senior living community is a major life event. Along with the stressors and logistics of the move itself, emotional aspects come with transitioning out of a long-term home and sorting through its items and memories. While this change is a positive one, it doesn’t make it an easy one.
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Independence is important to all of us. As children, we could not wait for the day that we had total freedom. As we age, this does not change; we want to remain in control of our lives.
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.
This time of year is about coming together as a family and enjoying each other’s presence while honoring holiday traditions and celebrating the season. Holiday traditions strengthen bonds and allow family members to create memories together. Why should living in an assisted senior living community change that?
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If you looked back 40 years ago, senior living was not what it is today. In fact, assisted senior living was not even an option for senior care. It was not until the 1980s that Dr. Keren Brown Wilson established the idea of “assisted living” facilities. In the years that followed, assisted living facilities spread throughout the country and became more widely available. Even so, the idea of an assisted living community has dramatically changed in recent years.
For many, the terms “nursing home” and “assisted living community” are interchangeable, but you may be surprised to learn that the level of care they offer is very different.
While palliative care is becoming a more sought out care option selected by millions of Americans every year, a large portion of the public may still be unaware of what these services are. In some ways, palliative care is a similar solution to hospice care, but the main difference is the altered approach behind it.
Technology has come a long way and has pushed senior care and the senior living space from generic nursing homes to beautiful, welcoming communities. As technology evolves, senior living communities have changed with it. Communities have adapted to make their locations more connected, safer, and overall give a better living experience.
When you and your loved one are searching for an ideal senior living community, it can be challenging to find one that is worth your money. Many senior living communities advertise a variety of high-end amenities, professional staff, or other appealing offerings to convince you that they are worth living at. Oftentimes, these claims are exaggerated or even entirely false, so it is essential to know which of these offerings are important to your loved one.
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.