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How To Successfully Age In Place?

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One of the most common problems faced by elderly adults these days is finding a way to age in place safely. This is why many seniors opt for senior care options like assisted living facilities. As per a recent study, most elderly adults wish to grow older in their own homes. But a very big obstacle in achieving it is a lack of help for seniors who are living alone. Even though senior caregivers can help a senior loved one age in place, it cannot be guaranteed that a caregiver will be available round the clock. Fortunately, there are some steps that you can take to ensure successful aging in place. Senior care experts in assisted living facilities share some tips for seniors to age in place safely. Read along to know. Take Good Care Of Your Health This tip can seem obvious, but it is very important not to underestimate the impact of a healthy lifestyle. Having a healthy lifestyle can help avoid many problems related to aging, like dementia, heart problems, arthritis, etc. Regular exercise and a nutritious diet are very important in a healthy lifestyle. In the case of elderly adults, a minimum of thirty minutes of physical activity and a diet filled with vegetables, whole grains, fruits, nuts and fish is advisable. Having a healthy diet can reduce the risk of stroke and dementia. Avoid Tripping Hazards We all view our home as a safe place, especially if we have been living in the same home […]

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A Few Misconceptions About Dementia 

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As per the latest estimates, there are more than fifty million people across the world suffering from dementia disorders. In addition, about ten million new cases of dementia are reported annually. If you or your senior loved one is suffering from dementia, you should empower yourself with knowledge about the disorder. This is because the correct information about dementia can help you to better advocate for your elderly loved one and effectively plan for the future. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about dementia disorders among people.  Some of the most common misconceptions about dementia disorders are shared below so that you can understand the truths about dementia.  Memory Loss is a Part of The Normal Aging Process  This is one of the most common misconceptions that can result in the misdiagnosis of dementia disorders. It can be common for people to forget things at times. You may have had issues in finding the right word while explaining something, or you may have walked into a room wondering why you did. These are common things and do not indicate dementia disorders. But, when loss of memory starts to affect life, it is not normal. Getting lost, making poor decisions, feeling confused, etc can indicate the onset of dementia disorders and should be checked out by a physician.  Dementia and Alzheimer’s Are the Same  This is a very common misconception about dementia disorders. Many people believe that both Alzheimer’s and dementia are the same. But in reality, dementia is a general term […]

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What To Do When your Aging Parent Needs but Refuses Senior Living? 

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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 […]

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