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It is not easy to grow old. Oftentimes, growing old can mean more pains and aches, decreased mobility, and increased difficulty in managing one’s life. However, many elderly adults are determined to remain independent in their golden years. A recent survey found that almost ninety percent of seniors wish to age in place, remaining in their current homes. Yet about two-thirds of the seniors require help to complete at least one daily task. It can be very painful when your mind needs one thing but your body pushes you in another direction. This is the reason why so many elderly adults who are in need of senior living refuse. The strategies shared by our experts in senior living can help you when your aging parent refuses assisted living. Change Your Approach When you see that your approach is not working, you have to change your tactics. Make sure not to repeat the same speech over and over. Some of the different strategies that might help you are: Offering a sense of control to your senior loved one. Make sure not to talk about how your senior loved one “has to” do something. Instead, you can ask them to explore different options with you. Do not express your fear and frustration. Rather, express your love and concern. Make sure to highlight the benefits of assisted living, like improved socialization and independence. You can also ask for feedback from people that you trust. Ask them if you are being too controlling, or […]Read More
Growing old can be scary for many people. After all, it is something that is unfamiliar. In addition, old age is also covered in many stereotypes about elderly adults. However, the reality stands in stark contrast to many of these myths and stereotypes. As per the statistics, seniors are living longer, happier, and healthier lives than ever before. Many seniors wish to age in place, remaining in their beloved homes for the rest of their lives. When this becomes impossible, many elderly adults fear being locked away in an assisted living home. But, senior living communities these days are nothing like the senior living homes of bygone times. This is why many perfectly healthy seniors opt for senior living homes. Shared below are some of the reasons why every senior should consider an assisted living or other senior living community. It Can be More Affordable Many seniors do not know how expensive it is to live in their homes. From groceries to home repairs to car payments to mortgages, it can be easy for anyone to feel overwhelmed by the expenses, both routine, and emergency. For many elderly adults, senior living can be a more affordable option than aging in place. As everything is rolled into a single payment, it can be easy to plan a budget. Moreover, long-term care insurance and other such programs can also help fund all or part of the senior living expenses. You Can Have More To Do Many seniors wonder how to pass time […]Read More
With age, we can experience many challenges with common things like nutrition, memory, taste and even body balance. As per many senior care experts, balance issues are one of the most common reasons for seniors above the age of sixty-five to see their healthcare providers. Balance issues are very common in seniors and can be caused by a variety of things like age-related changes in the body, health issues, prescription medications, environmental changes, etc. Various coping mechanisms can help elderly adults manage balance issues and some of them are regular exercise, taking safety precautions, and vision correction. It can be quite scary if you or your senior loved one is suffering from balancing problems. This is because the fear of falling can negatively impact the quality of life, and some seniors may even choose to stay more sedentary to avoid worrying about falling. But, a sedentary lifestyle can result in decreased strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance. Luckily, there are many ways to help your senior loved one work on improving balance and as per the experienced caregivers in our senior assisted living facility, it is never too late to begin. Apart from working with your doctor and physical therapist, it can be beneficial to move to a more supportive environment like a senior assisted facility to combat your balance fears. What Causes Balance Issues In Seniors? The first step to improving the balance problem is to understand the cause of the problem. Older adults might experience balance issues due to […]Read More