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recovering from surgery in an assisted living facility

When my mother decided to get surgery on both of her knees, we knew that it would be difficult for her to get around for a couple of weeks. We weighed the pros and cons of having her stay in my home while she recovered and did some research about her staying at an assisted living facility up the road from my place. After reading about what I would have to do for her during her recovery, we decided that the medical professionals at the assisted living facility would be best to handle it. Learn about staying at an assisted living facility for surgical recovery here on my blog.

Four Reasons Meditation For The Elderly Is Recommended

When it comes to your parent's health, you want to be sure that they are not only being cared for on a regular basis, but that they are also participating in activities that enhance their daily life and possibly enrich their lifestyle and health. One of the activities that are highly recommended by health professionals is meditation. Here are four reasons you should look into it for your parent: No Physical Activity Required: If your parent is unable to be physically active, meditation is a great activity to participate in because it doesn't require any movement. Read More 

Four Reasons To Hire An In-Home Care Service Even If You Don’t Work Full-Time

If you have just begun caring for an elderly parent at home, you may think you can handle everything yourself since you do not have a full-time job. However, caring for an older adult is a lot of work, especially once the novelty of having your parent at home settles in and your routine becomes more established. It really is to your advantage to hire an in-home care service, at least for one or two days per week. Read More 

Simple Solutions And Medical Devices To Make Everyday Living Easier

If you or someone you love  would benefit from just a bit of assistance, consider some of the useful and affordable medical supply options that aim to make everyday living easier. Some simple solutions include: Grabbers and extenders. Extenders, reachers, and grabbers can make a life-altering difference in the everyday life of someone with mobility limitations or issues. All ages can benefit from one of these simple and inexpensive tools, and these are found in various sizes to accommodate the user best. Read More 

How Can You Help Your Parent Adjust To Living In A Nursing Home?

Moving into a nursing home facility is a major life change. Some seniors adjust well to the move, while others struggle. If your parent is having a difficult time adjusting, here are a few ways you can help him or her adjust.   Establish a Visitation Schedule  One of the reasons that seniors have difficulty in adjusting to the move to a nursing home is a fear that friends and family will not visit them as much. Read More 

Are Your Elderly Parents Insisting On Remaining In Their Home? How You Can Make It Safer

If you have parents that are getting on in years, you may find yourself starting to worry and stress about their physical health and well-being. While this may lead you to think about the possibility of your parents moving into a senior independent living apartment or condo community or another type of care facility, your parents may prefer to stay in their home. In fact, they might even insist upon it. Read More