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Tips For Aging In Place

While many people want to relocate into senior communities to socialize with other elders and start a “new life” before it’s too late, others prefer to stay put for as long as possible. Your loved one may be thinking about Aging In Place in order to stay in their familiar environment, while adding safety and convenience features to their home. Some homeowners, however, are concerned that incorporating those safety elements may make their home look unappealing, so here are some ideas for getting what you need without losing beauty.

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Informing a Loved One That They Need Assisted Living Services

How do you inform a loved one that they need assisted living services?

One of the most challenging talks you can have is with your parents or other loved ones about transitioning to assisted living. However, if you find that they have trouble with daily activities such as bathing, feeding, and toileting, it might be time to consider moving them to an assisted living facility.

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Health Benefits of Volunteering For Seniors

The benefits of volunteering for people of all ages in terms of social, emotional, and physical well-being are numerous. These advantages are especially apparent for the elderly, who have more free time, are less physically active, and often live alone. According to several studies, volunteers have a longer life expectancy, and this is due to a combination of several things that we’ll go over here.

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Senior Driving Safety; What You Should Know

There is no greater feeling than being able to get out on your own and run errands, or go and do the things you enjoy. In fact many of us still remember the day when our parents first handed over the keys, stepped out of our way, and allowed us to go out on the road and drive ourselves.
As we got older however, our driver’s license became more than just a symbol of freedom, it became the identification that never left our possession. As we commuted to the places where we worked, learned, and developed, the roads we traveled became the backdrop to the stories that made up our lives.

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Impact of New Technologies on Assisted Living Facilities

Many individuals have a misleading perception of retirement homes, and haven’t considered how new technologies are impacting them. According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 20% of the current population will be represented by older adults by 2050. Thus, it is worth noting that assisted living is a growing industry that will see increased efficiency in the coming years.

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How the Pandemic has Affected Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facilities have been significantly affected since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Statistics indicate that more than 479,000 people have contracted the virus in U.S. senior care facilities. One of the major outbreaks in the United States was witnessed in a nursing home in Washington. Other facilities countrywide were ravaged by the virus and recorded increased infections.

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The New Standard in Senior Care

Modern technologies are changing almost every facet of life, including senior care at Silverbell Homestead in Asheville NC. From training new caregivers to guiding seniors through exercise routines, new technologies are having a major effect on senior living. As you research Elder Care Facilities Asheville NC, you’ll want to consider how the Silverbell Homestead and other facilities make the most of modern equipment.

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At What Age Are You Considered a Senior Citizen?

In the United States it is generally considered that a senior citizen is anyone of retirement age, or a person that has reached age 62 or older. However the standard threshold for Medicaid is age 65. In some cases the definition of what it means to be a senior citizen may relate to how well someone can care for him or herself. Needing help to do basic things as one gets older is nothing to be ashamed of. A lot of older and elderly adults need assistance to varying degrees.

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Each home embraces a life of joyfulness that enhances your quality of life through a safe living environment, stimulating social interactions, compassionate care and restorative nourishment from organic food.