Monthly Archives: September 2015

Personalization in Memory Care Services

Autumn Leaves Memory Care in IllinoisIt is not often that you hear that a memory care facility will actually tailor a meal around one of the particular residents, but at Autumn Leaves that is certainly the case. Not all Illinois memory care facilities are created equal and for that reason it is time to look at who will personalize the living and care experience to your senior aged loved one. Talking to your family and doing what is best with the best interests of your senior aged loved one in mind, means at times being completely and utterly selfless. The senior and what is best for he or she is really what should be the primary focus in making such a decision. So personalization is key to recovery, improvement and sustaining long term health. With that being said, there is a way to give your senior what is the best in memory care while also doing a little something for your family. At Autumn Leaves, the care facility and the amazing chefs who serve the seniors there will focus one meal a month on a resident’s family. It is a chance to all gather, as you most likely once had when your senior aged loved one was hosting the meal around their table. Nothing can replace the memories that we make with our loved ones and experiencing a meal of your choice in a fine dining environment with a delicious four course meal is a memory that you will not soon forget. A private room for the dining experience allows for your family to really take the time to enjoy each other. The intimacy is something that will bring you and your loved one even closer and help to keep your family well connected. This intimate dinner is not something that you may be able to expect from all Illinois memory care facilities, but at Autumn Leaves the personalized experience and focus on family is quite evident.

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Safe Living in San Antonio with Assistance

find quality assisted living in San AntonioAll day and night, there are times that a senior may need assistance. In San Antonio, seniors are getting some of the best help to maintain independent living, but get just the assistance that is necessary where each senior needs it.  San Antonio assisted living is the best way for a senior to stay safe without losing the ability to live their lives just the way they want to.  Seniors should be able to remain free to make their own schedules, do the things that they like and enjoy and be able to remain safely living a healthy lifestyle.  Some seniors may need assistance with daily living activities.  Some seniors need more than others.  It is important that the assisted living community tailor the care plan and level of assistance to the senior’s individual needs.  There are some seniors who may, unexpectedly, need assistance in the nighttime. With assisted living, seniors have around the clock cared and assistance may be provided in those situations.  It is safer for a senior to live in an assisted living facility, when he or she can no longer handle all of their daily living activities alone and without assistance.  If you are visiting with your senior aged loved one and it seems like things that should be done on a daily basis aren’t happening, you may need to bring up the conversation with your senior if they need assistance (with things like getting dressed, bathing, eating, etc.).

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Call for Assisted Living in New York

Assisted Livin help in New YorkIf you feel you need assisted living in New York City, please call 888.437.4817 to speak to a person who can help you find assisted living in the New York area. The reason that assisted living is a desirable option for many aging adults is that aging adults may maintain their independence, while getting the help that he or she needs to live a happy, safe life. Day-to-day seniors may have changing needs for assistance. One thing is for sure, without the assistance a senior will be more likely to go without things that would otherwise benefit their lives or to be not able to do things that would otherwise promote healthy, safe living. An assisted living facility may be the right choice if you fear that your senior aged loved one is not safe living at home alone. Abandonment issues are a real concern within the senior community. It is important to realize, sooner rather than later, when your senior may just no longer be able to do it all alone. All loving family and friends have concern for their senior aged loved ones, but often knowing when making the choice with your loved one to employ the option of assisted living is the hardest part of making the decision. It may be a valuable resource to be able to speak with someone who is knowledgeable about assisted living in your area to determine what options are available and start thinking of when and if the assisted living facility is right for your senior aged loved one. Assisted living may not be the appropriate choice if your senior needs around the clock care, but is able to perform many daily living activities with assistance.

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