January 7, 2019
parents' health

What to Do When Your Parents’ Health Declines

The aging process may be natural, but that doesn’t make watching your parents’ health decline any easier. If you’ve noticed your parents’ physical or mental abilities […]
December 20, 2018
Move to a senior living community

Sharing Plans to Move to a Senior Living Community

Deciding to move to a senior living community – and selecting the perfect one – can be a daunting process, but telling your children about your […]
December 6, 2018
Holiday stress

5 Ways to Handle Holiday Stress

Everyone experiences a little stress during the holidays, but for those who serve as caregivers, November and December can be the most overwhelming months of the […]
November 15, 2018
Talking with someone with memory loss

Communicating with Someone Who Has Memory Loss

Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is difficult, but it’s not impossible. With a few conversation techniques and a lot […]
November 6, 2018
Memory care center criteria

What to Look for in a Memory Care Center

Arriving at the decision that your loved one needs memory care is difficult, and choosing where they will move to can be even more daunting. You […]
October 26, 2018
What is assisted living?

What Is Assisted Living? Is It Right for You or Your Parent?

Assisted living can greatly enhance the quality of life for older adults and extend their health and well-being. Yet many seniors and their adult children continue […]
October 17, 2018
Choosing an independent living community

Choosing an Independent Living Community

An independent living community offers adults a simpler, worry-free lifestyle. However, not all independent living communities are equal, so choosing the right one is anything but […]
September 28, 2018
discussing retirement living with your parents

Discussing Retirement Living with Your Parents

Of all the conversations you’ll have with your parents, discussing retirement living with them is one of the most difficult, yet most important. Finding the right […]
September 17, 2018
finding nursing care

A First-Person Feature: My Family’s Journey in Finding Nursing Care

By Marie* No one wants to be in a nursing home… no one, I thought as I entered the doors of the Parkway Village Health Center. […]