skilled nursing

When you’re in the hospital, all you can think about is getting back home. So when the discharge planner suggests a short-term stay at a Skilled Nursing Facility, it probably feels like a detour to you. But the truth of the matter is that this pit stop can often be the most direct route to…

senior living

Where will you spend your senior years? The decision is incredibly important, with a host of considerations. Tina McLeod, Director of Marketing at The Cedars of Chapel Hill, says you should factor in your health as well as a community’s financial model, its sponsor’s reputation, medical facilities, wellness programs, staff-to-resident ratio, activities and environment. One…

retirement community

First, you have to ask yourself, “What do I want from a retirement community?” There are many options from which to choose when looking for independent retirement living: cottage homes, condominiums and apartment living to name a few. Find a Retirement Community in your area at SeniorsGuideOnline.com Cottage homes offer space with yards, garages and…

disaster

Advance preparations • If your loved one lives in a residential facility, find out about its disaster and evacuation plans. Ask if you will be responsible for evacuating your loved one. • Whether your loved one lives with you, or you are a long-distance caregiver, make sure evacuation plans include his or her specific needs.…

assisted living fire

Assisted Living Fire Reminds Seniors and Their Families to be Prepared For Disasters The West Houston assisted living fire was not the first of its kind. A quick Google search shows that there have been over 10 similar fires in retirement communities over the last 12 months. During the Houston assisted living fire, “Over 100…

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