October 29, 2018 in: Independent Living Phoenix,
Today, the dining experience provided at senior retirement facilities is changing for the better. All thanks to the baby boomers. More and more people are adopting a healthy diet, which also provides several options for people to enjoy delicious meals. Retirement facilities are now offering 3 meals a day, with three to four options.
October 24, 2018 in: Senior Finances,
There comes a certain time in your life when you and your parents are no longer able to live together in the same house. Their needs change and with your demanding job, you are not able to give them the attention they deserve. This can have a huge impact on their life if they are suffering from fluctuating blood pressure, diabetes or Alzheimer’s disease.
For this reason, to provide your parents with a healthy environment where they are taken care of and have the freedom to live their life, you can admit them into a retirement or memory care facility.
Planning to retire to a health care community? You might get confused with all the options available in front of you. But the only two things you need to make a decision based on are the “flavor” you are looking for and your retirement budget.
How do you see your life playing out in the future?
October 05, 2018 in: Senior Fitness,
The natural process of aging can bring with it health complications. The body becomes more vulnerable to heart and kidney diseases and your bones become less dense. But a good diet and regular exercise will help you in your old age. If you don’t take care of your body when you’re young, your dotage is going to be unwelcoming.
However, even if you eat and live responsibly, you still can’t avoid the pangs of old age. Feeling sharp pains in the back or legs are common occurrences. Hence, the key to a smooth transition into this period of life is to adopt a healthy lifestyle now.
Palazzo provides a retirement community designed specifically for elder people and their needs. The retirement home is built on a piece of spacious land, and offers many types of accommodations to individuals of different aging programs.
The focal point of this community is the main street where many celebrations and activities take place. Moreover, it offers people the opportunity to socialize with like-minded people.
When it comes to deciding on the accommodation for your elderly loved one, you have two choices in front of you: assisted living or independent living. Choosing either one depends on how much assistance your loved one requires daily. Can they manage the daily activities such as taking a bath, doing household chores, managing medicine, driving, etc, on their own?
September 11, 2018 in: Memory Care (Dementia/Alzheimers),
Has your loved one been showing signs of forgetfulness? You might notice a few small changes at first like forgetting to take their medicine, asking the same question twice and not knowing you had already answered, forgetting they just ate, etc. In most cases, Alzheimer’s is hereditary but sometimes, environmental factors can also contribute to this mental disease.
September 10, 2018 in: Senior Health,
After 65 years of age, people get more susceptible to the risk of developing serious complications derived from flu. Young, healthier adults have stronger immune systems protecting them from such complications. The elderly can actually face the biggest burden of flu diseases. More than 70% of deaths from flu occur in people above 65 years of age, and they are more likely to become hospitalized due to the flu.