First, you talk to your mom about taking away her car, then all of a sudden her health declines to the point where you’re faced… Read More »How Do I Talk to My Mother About Moving To a Care Home?
When you or a loved one reaches an advanced age or a condition in need of care, the question naturally arises as to whether it’s… Read More »How Do You Decide Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care?
Routine in everyday life gives us a sense of security. For the elderly, retired, and perhaps on their own, the same old routine can quickly… Read More »What Activities Are Important to a Senior’s Quality of Life?
We often get questions from concerned adult children about exercise. And yes, it’s okay for your mom to exercise every day now that she’s living… Read More »Is it Okay for Mom to Exercise Every Day Now That She Lives in a Care Home?
The short answer is no. Medicare does not pay for long-term care at a residential care facility. There is a lot of confusion about what… Read More »Will Medicare Pay for My Care at a Residential Facility?
Choosing the right care home for your parents is easier said than done. The most difficult part is having the conversation – sooner rather than… Read More »How Do I Choose the Right Care Home for My Parents?
How do seniors stay in touch? What are various ways the elderly can continue to interact with family, friends, and community? Living in a care… Read More »How Do Seniors Stay in Touch With Friends and Family When Living in a Care Home?
Perhaps you’re at the point in your life when you or your spouse decides to move into a care home. But you don’t want to… Read More »Can a Reverse Mortgage Help Me Pay for Residential Care Home Costs?
The range of opportunities for seniors to stay involved in their community is wide: from support in children’s and youth work or in care, to… Read More »Can I Still Be Involved With My Community if I Live in a Care Home?
Whether always justified or not, care homes are often associated with poor individual care, staff shortages, and the idea of being put out to pasture.… Read More »Who Is a Good Fit for Residential Care Homes?
Chaos in the apartment, moldy food is standing around and the refrigerator has been empty for weeks. If older people can no longer manage their… Read More »My Dad is Shy – Is a Residential Care Home a Good Choice?
A move to a residential care home can have many reasons. The apartment may be too large or small for the senior, it may not… Read More »What Are the Benefits of Residential Care Facilities?