By 2050, demographic researchers are expecting the senior population in the United States to reach 90 million. This means the elderly population will be exceeding the younger demographic. As we look forward to a higher demand in memory care assisted living being the fastest growing long-term care option for Americans, let us also look back […]
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A healthy and intact memory is important to properly function and perform day-to-day activities. It also aids in maintaining good quality life. Sadly, as many of us get older we begin to see a decline in memory performance. Although age-related memory loss like dementia and Alzheimer’s can be devastating for both patients and families, memory […]
The New Year has always given us new hope, new opportunities, and a fresh start. This year even brings more expectations due to the recent pandemic that has affected almost 100 million lives and almost 2 million deaths worldwide. Despite the challenges that senior housing facilities have faced due to COVID19, its vibrant community, various […]
Family celebrations are a lot harder these days because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is even more challenging to celebrate with loved ones in a memory care facility where health protocols are stricter to protect the elderly from contracting the virus. Thankfully, these facilities allow virtual visits so you can still share quality time […]
The pandemic has changed a lot of things in this world, especially the way we interact and spend time with our loved ones in assisted living. Being some of the most vulnerable populations for COVID-19, strict protocols are now in place to protect the elderly from contracting the virus. But even the pandemic should […]
While the holiday season might be met with some unforeseen difficulties this year, there are still plenty of ways to bring joy and cheer into the season. For most of us this will mean smaller gatherings, and zoom holiday parties, but no matter what the occasion it’s important to still right in the seasonal spirit. […]
The move to senior housing can be tough on you and your loved one, but it can sometimes serve as the best option for both parties. So, whether you’re just beginning to consider your options or you’re getting ready for the move, here are five useful tips to help your loved one transition smoothly into […]
Every year, at least 10 million people around the world are diagnosed with dementia. The life-changing and debilitating condition that affects memory, cognition and even the ability to perform simple activities is affecting more than 50 million people. Plus, with the elderly population growing, these numbers are expected to increase immensely over the next few […]
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities to benefit from technological innovations to aid in the care and management of records for patients. Here are just a few of the notable contributions of technology to health care. IT Systems Generally, information technology will be able to address the challenges in-home health care, including the large […]
A loved one with Alzheimer’s disease should be mentally and physically stimulated. In fact, even if his or her mental or physical abilities have declined due to dementia, it doesn’t mean that enrichment stops. One of the things you can do is to get involved to keep your loved one happy as they start to […]