Mom’s Big Decision (An illustrative story)

I wouldn’t say my mother was ever a social butterfly, but since Dad’s passing the home health nurse and physical therapist had become the week’s highlights. We just could never get there often enough! Then the pneumonia and fall in the bathroom last winter scared us all. My brother said there was no way Mom could afford a senior home because a coworker told him what it cost for his dad. I did an internet

Find a Lifestyle of Distinction

Welcome to Élan Manatee Assisted Living and Memory Care—where a lifestyle of distinction is easily found. Located in beautiful Bradenton, Florida, Élan Manatee offers senior living services to brighten each new day. You’ll feel a new sense of freedom as you experience our ease of living services: • Salon • Medication management available • Bathing, dressing, grooming, and more if needed • Weekly housekeeping and laundry service • Concierge service Élan Manatee is an assisted

Do You Want Your Loved One Sent to the ER Alone?

There is an important service that should be performed by every Assisted Living Facility when they take on the responsibility of caring for a loved one in your family. In fact I encourage you to add this to your list of criteria when selecting a facility particularly when you are dealing with a senior who is frail or has memory care issues.  The question:  When a resident is sent out of the facility to the

Assisted Living Like You’ve Never Seen Before!

What makes Thrive Assisted Living and Memory Care DIFFERENT? At Thrive at Beachwalk, care and comfort are simple concepts. This simplicity extends into the financial aspects as we offer ONE all-inclusive price. Our residents receive individualized care based on their specific needs by our specially trained Care Team, Registered Nurse Oversight, medication supervision and assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our community features 125 new residences: 89 dedicated to Assisted Living and

Experience Life at Cedarhurst

Cedarhurst of Naperville/Woodridge will be more than just a place to live – it will be a place to thrive! Bordering the Forest Preserve, this three-story community will boast scenic and calming views. A senior living community with 85 assisted living apartments and 24 residences equipped for memory care services, Cedarhurst of Naperville/ Woodridge is specifically designed with the best interests of each person in mind. Individualized care plans are created for each resident based on

Getting the Conversation Started

Talking to your loved one about moving into an assisted living community may seem like an impossible task. It’s common to feel uncomfortable when suggesting to someone that they may need assistance with daily tasks or activities. Brookdale Senior Living talks to families and future residents everyday about how to get the conversation started. With more than 100,000 residents in 46 states calling Brookdale home, the team at Brookdale has learned a few things about