Monthly Archives: April 2014

Senior living choices in Phoenix Arizona

Find quality senior adult day care in Phoenix or ScottsdaleAdult day care in Phoenix may be the best option when a senior you love is living with you and you must keep living and working in Arizona.  I know that we all wish that we could be there full time for our seniors when they have a need, but the truth of the matter is that in most situations the adult children must continue to work and manage their own lives in addition to caring for a senior aged loved one.  For this reason adult day care is an amazing option for those adults with parents who are not able to stay at home safely while people are out of the house.  It is a difficult decision to determine when Mom or Dad should begin living with you.

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Home décor for assisted living in Georgia

Decorating your Assisted Living apartment in Atlanta GeorgiaA new home for a senior may mean moving into an assisted living apartment in Georgia and redecorating.  Assisted living apartments in Atlanta are allowing seniors the ability to express their personal tastes in home décor.  An apartment style living may be an adjustment for a senior who was possibly previously living in a large home.  For this reason, the furniture and decorations in their home may not be able to be used in the apartment.  Large items may clutter a smaller assisted living apartment or make the space feel smaller than it actually is.  Decorating with large pictures, vases, side tables and other home décor items will be potentially dangerous if they cause a trip hazard or block portions of walkways and hallways within the apartment.  Assisted living is designed to maintain a senior’s independence while assisting with daily living and making life easier for a senior.  Complicating the living experience with the wrong furniture and home décor is not advisable.  Many assisted living apartments are just a simple designed space with a bedroom, living room, bathroom and eat-in kitchen. The decision what should happen with the home items from a larger house should be ultimately the senior’s decision, but family and assisted living workers should support the senior in the transition and with determining what will happen with the large household items, which cannot be taken to the assisted living apartment. Thing that may not be a good idea to take to a smaller assisted living apartment:

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San Jose Retirement – The Land of Opportunity

Retirement homes and retirement communities in San JoseIn San Jose, California retired seniors are finding their passion.  Lifelong hobbies or activities that seniors wish that they may have had more time for as working adults come to the forefront in retirement.  Retirement communities are the land of opportunity.  Opportunities to have a completely different lifestyle and take on new adventures are possible in retirement.  Seniors who were never very active previously or may have spent much of their lives indoors are taking on new challenges and hobbies.  New outdoor adventures and passions include:

 

  1. Sports like tennis or golf
  2. Hiking
  3. Biking
  4. Dog walking
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