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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Staying Positive with Senior Assisted Living

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Aug 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you care for an older parent or if someone close to you is in an assisted living community, you know that from time to time staying positive can be a challenge. At The Pavilion, we know how it is crucial for staff to keep their mental state healthy while also helping our residents be healthy. When caregivers ignore their own health, it can result in caregiver burnout. Luckily, the adverse side effects can be prevented, and there are ways to staying positive when caring for an older loved one.

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Tags: Caregivers & Caregiving, Healthy Habits, Assisted Living

5 Reasons to Consider Respite Care for a Family Member

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jan 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM

 

When you're the primary--or even sole--caregiver for a spouse whose health is rapidly deteriorating, you'll quickly discover that burnout is a very real possibility. Respite care, however, can go a long way toward improving your quality of life and your spouse's. If you've been on the fence about investing in respite care, there are several key reasons why it's well worth the investment. 

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Tags: Respite Care, Caregivers & Caregiving

How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Posted by The Pavilion Senior Living Team on Jan 2, 2018 2:15:14 PM

 

Becoming a caregiver to an aging relative with a chronic health condition can be a beautiful gift for the relative and for you as the caregiver. You enjoy quality time with each other, which may have never been an option before.

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