Moving into assisted living does not mean a senior has to relinquish their independence - in fact, they may only be giving up isolation and loneliness.
In recent years, many researchers have stated that a person's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is more important to their quality of life than their IQ.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is most often diagnosed in persons over the age of 60, and is therefore often considered a "senior citizen's disease. In fact, only 4% of Parkinson's cases occur before the age of 50.
You'll want to make sure that the community offers the level of care you require, that the staff is friendly and competent and that the facility is safe and well-maintained.
All assisted living facilities offer various levels of care, and each level is designed around building variables and the capabilities of each resident.
One of the best ways to assess how your loved one is doing on their own - or if they need to consider assisted living - is to understand their ability to complete common activities of daily life. (ADLs)
Container gardening is a fun and easy way for seniors to be creative, get involved in a hobby, and watch new life grow. Here are some tips to get started.
One of the best things you can do for your own mental health, and the mental health of your loved one, is to learn to embrace humor and laughter in your life.
For many who live in assisted living residences, there are distinct mental health benefits that allow seniors to stay active and fulfilled.
Scam artists are smart and ahead of the game when it comes to tricking the innocent into their schemes. This is especially true of COVID-19 scams.