assisted living in columbus

Check out the list of events for any assisted living in Columbus, and you’ll think you’re looking at the activities calendar for a cruise ship. You’ll find everything from yoga classes to card games to trips to a variety of interesting locations. That’s because staff members at these communities know that seniors who are interacting…

Our friends at Aging Family Services have provided us with some common Geriatric Terms, and their definitions: Adult Day Care Adult day care centers provide a therapeutic environment for older adults outside the home. They provide social services and activities in a safe, supportive environment. Depending on the program, health and therapeutic care may or…

senior housing

Depending on Social Security qualifications, this may be a good way to pay for Senior Housing and Home Health Care By Doug Callahan Social Security benefits are an excellent way to supplement the cost of home health care and pay for senior housing. But unfortunately, your monthly Social Security check will probably not cover the…

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…

nursing home

A Nursing Home Success Story What is a Nursing Home? A group of people sharing space, each on a different journey. Some quietly focused on the comfort of a routine which makes each day strangely reassuring. A timeless process bringing them closer to peace. Others getting through each day with the goal of healing and…