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recovering from surgery in an assisted living facility

When my mother decided to get surgery on both of her knees, we knew that it would be difficult for her to get around for a couple of weeks. We weighed the pros and cons of having her stay in my home while she recovered and did some research about her staying at an assisted living facility up the road from my place. After reading about what I would have to do for her during her recovery, we decided that the medical professionals at the assisted living facility would be best to handle it. Learn about staying at an assisted living facility for surgical recovery here on my blog.

How To Help A Loved One Adjust To A Memory Care Facility

Your loved one may be resistant to moving to a memory care facility, even when it is clear that this is necessary to remain safe. If it's time to find a memory care facility for your mom or dad, a careful approach may be necessary. You can be supportive through the process, and help your loved one adjust to a facility once they make the move. Your presence will be important, as your loved one is going to trust you the most. Read More 

Socialization And Independence At An Assisted Living Facility

An assisted living facility is designed to promote independence and give your loved one the assistance they need to live their best life. While people are around to provide help as needed, the goal is to allow the individual to live an active life with minimal supervision. It's a wonderful environment for people who have begun to struggle with meal preparation or for those who no longer want to live at home alone. Read More 

Is Assisted Living Right For People With Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson's Disease is a serious concern, especially for loved ones of patients who are living with the symptoms of the condition. If you are trying to find the best place for your loved one to live while he or she lives with Parkinson's you might consider assisted living. That might be a great idea. This guide will answer some questions you might have about assisted living. What Does Assisted Living Include? Read More 

Taking Care Of Your Knee After Surgery: What You Need To Know

When you have knee replacement surgery, you need to be extra careful of how you move that knee. This is particularly true for the first few days and weeks following the surgery, but it is also true for a few months. Over time, you will be able to resume your regular physical activities, though you'll still need move carefully to avoid injuring your new knee during your knee replacement rehab program. Read More 

Can’t Live Alone Anymore? Here’s Why An Assisted Living Community Might Be Right For You

Just because you can't live alone anymore doesn't mean that you have to give up the lifestyle and freedoms that you're used to. By moving into an assisted living community, you can enjoy your own personal space while getting the support that you need to maintain a healthy and happy life as you age. Here are just a few reasons why moving into an assisted living community might be the right choice for you. Read More