Assisted Living Community Care
Is an Assisted Living Community the right care option for an elderly or disabled person? Learn about services of care, fees and costs of Assisted living communities for the disabled and elderly. Search the AgingCare Housing Directory for Assisted Living Communities in your area, and read about dealing with an elderly parent who is in an assisted living community.
Articles About Assisted Living Community
- No Strings Attached: Trying Out Assisted Living
More assisted living facilities are allowing temporary stays. A temporary stay in a community allows seniors to try assisted living before making a decision.
- Why Size Matters When Choosing the Right Memory Care Community
Choosing the right memory care community for a loved one with dementia can be daunting. There are many things to consider, but here's why you should always take size into account when making your decision.
- Making an Assisted Living Room Feel Like Home
Help make assisted living feel more like home, especially for elders reluctant to give up the comforts of familiar surroundings.
- How to Make a Senior’s Assisted Living Experience Excellent
Over 90 percent of adults in assisted living enjoy residing in their communities, according to a recent survey. Discover what you can do to make sure your loved one falls into the considerable percentage of pleased residents.
- Key Differences Between Independent Living and Assisted Living
In order to find the best fit for an aging loved one, it’s important to understand what types of housing and care are available and how they compare.
- Seniors Behaving Badly in Assisted Living
What happens when seniors are behaving badly in assisted living? Learn how staff members resolve figthting, bullying, arguments and disruption.
- 4 Programs That Ease Transitions to Senior Living Communities
Many retirement communities use creative techniques to help residents make friends, settle into a routine and feel comfortable in their new home.
- Mom Refuses to Get out of the Car on a Visit to Senior Housing
After months of discussing, arguing and pleading, your family has finally convinced mom to take a tour of an assisted living community nearby. But what do you do when she refuses to get out of the car? Here are some tips to convince a parent to get out of the car to tour assisted living facilities.
- Encouraging Parents to Socialize When They Move to Senior Living
Moving to senior living can be a tough transition. Caregivers often find their once-social parents are isolating themselves, not joining in activities and isolating from other residents. Here are some ways to help make the social transition to senior living.
- How Involved Should Families Be When Elders Live in a Facility?
Some families visit so often that they interfere with a loved one’s care, while others don’t visit at all. Finding a good balance between the two requires a positive attitude and common sense.