Indiana Residential Senior Care Costs

What’s the cost of residential care for seniors in Indiana? When you or your loved one can no longer stay at home, several options are available, and the cost for each depends largely on where the facility is located and the range of services and amenities included. Active Adult Homes These are homes specifically built…

emergency

As we’ve seen in Houston this past weekend, Mother Nature is pretty unpredictable, and natural disasters can leave you little time for anything but reacting. That’s why it’s so important to put a plan in place now … before it’s too late! Here are some important steps to prepare for a natural disaster: Create a…

senior living communities

Every day, 10,000 Americans celebrate their 65th birthday. When the last baby boomer reaches that magic age in 2030, 18 percent of the country will be 65 or older. This dramatic demographic shift is having a significant impact all across the country. According to the News & Observer*, Durham County expects its population of those…

adopting

You may have always owned Golden Retrievers. When one passed away, you didn’t have to think very long or hard about which little ball of fur you’d bring home next. Or maybe instead of sticking with a certain breed, you’ve chosen your dogs based on which one stole your heart at the animal shelter. However,…

wearable technology

You may already be sporting an activity tracker, like a Fitbit or an Apple Watch, to keep a close eye on your daily number of steps, sleep quality, etc. But tracking your activity is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to wearable technology. Below we’ve found some of the latest, greatest—and smartest—wearable…

sensory stimulation

The primary sensory areas of the brain are largely untouched by Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). That means that sufferers can still respond to touch, smell, taste and sight in their everyday life. It’s also possible for sensory stimulation to ease some of the symptoms of frustration and actually…

Your physician or a family member may have suggested that you move to an assisted living community. Before you make that very important decision, you probably have a whole lot of questions that you need to have answered. Below, we’ve talked to Russell Williams, executive director of The Towers, an assisted living and memory care…

preventable

Healthy living is key to helping you stay physically and mentally fit. By embracing a healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise, a nutritious diet, sufficient rest, socialization and reduced stress, you can improve both your physical and mental health. According to current research, healthy living choices could even reduce the risk of developing brain disorders…

Assisted Living: Is it Time?

“So, let’s talk about your long-term care…” This is the beginning of a tricky conversation that no one likes to have with their elderly loved one. But the truth is that nearly 1.2 million people in the U.S. reside in assisted living facilities, according to the National Caregivers Library. In fact, today’s 65-year-olds have almost…

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