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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.

What Are The Benefits Of Assisted Living?

As people get older, it can become more difficult for them to do certain tasks, such as cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping. If this sounds like your elderly loved one, he or she may benefit from an assisted living facility. This type of facility is suitable for seniors who are not completely dependent, but can use assistance with certain tasks.  Here are some of the benefits of assisted living services: Read More 

Living A Comfortable & Independent Life As A Senior

Becoming a senior might come with the advantage of being able to retire, but it often comes with numerous problems as well. For instance, it isn't uncommon for someone to develop health problems when they reach the elderly years in life. Some health problems lead to you having to rely on other people to take care of the things that are generally needed each day, such as running errands to pay utility bills. Read More 

Four Reasons Meditation For The Elderly Is Recommended

When it comes to your parent's health, you want to be sure that they are not only being cared for on a regular basis, but that they are also participating in activities that enhance their daily life and possibly enrich their lifestyle and health. One of the activities that are highly recommended by health professionals is meditation. Here are four reasons you should look into it for your parent: No Physical Activity Required: If your parent is unable to be physically active, meditation is a great activity to participate in because it doesn't require any movement. Read More 

Four Reasons To Hire An In-Home Care Service Even If You Don’t Work Full-Time

If you have just begun caring for an elderly parent at home, you may think you can handle everything yourself since you do not have a full-time job. However, caring for an older adult is a lot of work, especially once the novelty of having your parent at home settles in and your routine becomes more established. It really is to your advantage to hire an in-home care service, at least for one or two days per week. Read More 

Simple Solutions And Medical Devices To Make Everyday Living Easier

If you or someone you love  would benefit from just a bit of assistance, consider some of the useful and affordable medical supply options that aim to make everyday living easier. Some simple solutions include: Grabbers and extenders. Extenders, reachers, and grabbers can make a life-altering difference in the everyday life of someone with mobility limitations or issues. All ages can benefit from one of these simple and inexpensive tools, and these are found in various sizes to accommodate the user best. Read More