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…

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…

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…

Maybe you’re in the hospital for a knee replacement or a heart attack. Before you head home, your case manager may recommend a stay in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) so you can get more stable, stronger and transition safely. If you or a family member has never needed the services of an SNF before,…

liminality

Liminality is defined as “the ambiguity or disorientation that a person often feels when standing at the threshold between their previous way of structuring their identity, time, or community, and a new way that becomes necessary because of the transition into a new ‘life stage’.” “Why Isn’t Mom Feeling at Home Yet?” As the “baby…

fall

When Dick Van Dyke did his famous slapstick tumble over the ottoman in the opening of his ‘60s sitcom, it was funny. Back then, a fall for Dick—or for that matter, for us—was no big deal. We’d bounce right back up and keep right on going. But not anymore. These days, a fall can put…

If you’ve ever seen the beautiful English Meadows Elks Home Campus in Bedford, there’s a good chance that you wished you were a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks just so you could live there. But there’s good news: It’s not just for Elks anymore! “The Elks Home was a 100-year-old senior…

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