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Become Your Healthiest Self After 60

January 28, 2019 in: Senior Fitness, Senior Health,

Who says that life goes downhill after you turn 60? What if you changed your perspective and saw this change as a new beginning? By now, you may be someone’s father or grandfather. You have done your job as a parent and now it’s your kids’ turn.

When you reach that sweet 60+, you start trying to fulfill your bucket list, thinking it’s now or never. And getting fit at 60 plus gives you the opportunity of living a longer and healthier life. Let’s shake your routine up a bit shall we?

Following are a few tips that will help you live your life to the fullest after 60.

How Is Technology Changing Senior Care?

January 20, 2019 in: Phoenix Assisted Living,

Whether you are a professional caregiver or a family member who is taking care of a senior family member, it is important to understand that senior care and technology go hand in hand. The more the use of technology, the better you will be able to care for seniors.

Technological advancements have benefited every aspect of human life. This is the also true for senior care. By technology, we do not simply mean smartphones and other similar gadgets but the specialized gear that has been designed to help seniors and those providing senior care.

How Important Is Diet for Seniors

January 14, 2019 in: Senior Health,

No matter your age, eating a balanced diet ensures your future will be healthy and have fewer health complications. A nutritious meal helps you stay energized, maintains your weight, and lowers your risk of developing chronic health conditions.

As we age, our bones and muscles become weak. This is natural and while it cannot be prevented, it can be slowed down to live a quality life. This is why it is important to eat well.

What’s It Like Moving Into An Assisted Living Facility?

January 07, 2019 in: Phoenix Assisted Living,

As your loved ones grow older, they may need constant supervision and care. Their health deteriorates and the tasks that were once easy become very challenging. It can be very hard for families to provide round the clock care for their loved ones.

That is where assisted living comes in. Assisted living facilities can be better than home for senior citizens who are battling an illness or are no longer independent. Are you planning to move your loved one into an assisted living facility and wondering what it will be like? Following are some of the things you can expect in an assisted living facility:

Senior Living Community Benefits All

December 24, 2018 in: Senior Housing,

People want to give their parents the best care at home but as their parents grow older, their demands become overwhelming. The thought of placing their loved ones in a senior living community or a nursing home can rack a person with guilt. Fortunately, nursing homes now are far different than what our grandparents experienced.

Thanks to tighter governmental regulations, today’s nursing homes provide high quality care for the elderly who cannot look after themselves.

Senior Housing: How does Assisted Living Differ from Other Levels of Care?

December 17, 2018 in: Senior Housing, Phoenix Assisted Living,

A senior assisted living center is not your grandma’s nursing home. Most people use the term “assisted living” for all types of senior care, including a nursing home, an adult retirement community, senior living homes or something else altogether. However, if your loved one is in need of more support and care than your family can give, it is time to know your jargon.

This article explains the differences between two of the most important types of elderly care, assisted living and nursing homes. Although both these centers offer you many of the same facilities, two of the biggest difference between them is the level of medical care and independence.

Senior Social Life: Why Assisted Living is Better

December 10, 2018 in: Phoenix Assisted Living,

No one wants to leave their homes to live in a strange new place where they do not know anyone. This becomes a quandary when their loved ones realize their elderly relatives need daily care. They can no longer make the long trips to the bathroom, their neighborhoods may have become dangerous, or they have become isolated because many of their friends have moved or passed away.

The constant need for care can put a strain on families. For these people, assisted living is a great option. Today, assisted living facilities offer not just shelter and medical care, but also social interactions, gourmet food and even spa time.

5 Misconceptions About a Power Of Attorney

December 03, 2018 in: Senior Health,

It is extremely painful to watch your parents become ill. If your parent is becoming mentally incapacitated, or the condition is terminal, they may want to give someone the right to handle their financial and medical dealings. This is where a power of attorney comes in.

What Is A Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document allowing a person, called a principal, to appoint an agent to act on their behalf and in their best interests in the event the principal becomes seriously injured or mentally incompetent.

However, there are a lot of myths and misconception about a power of attorney.

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