Tips for Helping Senior Citizens Manage Everyday Anxieties

As our parents age and need more help, life can become increasingly difficult to manage.  Here are some tips to help your beloved senior manage the everyday cares of life:   1.  Write everything down Often, losing thoughts can be very concerning, but writing things down can help you remember things whether it’s an hour […]

5 Ways Assisted Living Facilities Can Help Seniors with the Transition

  Many successful assisted living facilities recognize what makes their location attractive to potential residents, but what about after they move in? What can an assisted living facility do to help with the adjustment of their residents moving into a new home? Here are 5 things we see.   1. Keep Them Engaged One of the […]

6 Mistakes Typically Made When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility for Your Loved One

Let’s face it. Choosing an assisted living facility for your parents isn’t a decision you make everyday. So, don’t take it lightly. For this important once-in-a-lifetime undertaking, you need to fully understand all of the considerations involved.   Here are six mistakes we frequently see people make when choosing an assisted living facility for their […]

Sadness Often Accompanies the Holidays for the Elderly. Here Are Ways to Help.

For most of us, red and green decorations are joyous signs that the holidays are near, but for some elderly, they bring on the "holiday blues." Depression during the holidays is not limited to senior citizens, but memories of happier and healthier days gone by intensify the situation for the aged.  Signs that someone is […]

How to Make the Move a Smoother Transition for Mom and/or Dad

As a young adult, moving away from the home you grew up in can be one the most exciting times of your life. You gain independence and you feel as if your whole life is ahead of you. The possibilities are endless.  As a senior citizen, leaving the home you raised your family in can […]

Understanding the Benefits of a Senior Real Estate Specialist®

If you’re a baby boomer (born between 1946 and 1964) you know that “70 is the new 50.” Though advances in healthcare may help you to still feel young and active, you also know you’re not really getting any younger. At this stage of your life, you need to make lifestyle adjustments that fit your […]