No one likes to move. When you consider all of the furniture, cherished keepsakes, and accumulations over a lifetime, you have to wonder what to do with all that stuff! Downsizing your possessions and beginning the transition to senior living is the topic of the next Senior Living Live webinar.
Dads in Arbor Company communities received extra special treatment on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21. Team members in each community planned special events, meals, treats, and activities in honor of those residents who are fathers.
Visiting the doctor for guidance regarding a chronic condition or an annual checkup is a foundational component of good health. However, the global coronavirus pandemic has made a simple trip to a medical office seem more hazardous. Fortunately, adults across America have the option to still get the medical attention they need without having to take any of the risks that may result from leaving their homes, thanks to telehealth.
The senior care industry is full of acronyms and phrases that you only learn as you begin to age. Maybe you heard the common phrase “aging in place” and became curious about what it meant. In general, aging in place means getting older in one location — typically the family home — by using resources and support services. Though this concept sounds lovely, it is not always the safest or best option for remaining as healthy as possible.
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 50 million people across the globe have dementia. Furthermore, at least 10 million new cases arise annually. Unfortunately, these statistics mean that most people know at least one person who has lived with or currently lives with dementia.
The COVID-19 crisis has upended much of what we all take for granted in life. The gatherings we look forward to, leisurely restaurant meals, and days spent shopping are now on the back burner as the entire world works to understand, fight, and eventually triumph over this virus.
News of outbreaks in nursing homes are especially alarming, given that seniors are more likely to have comorbidities that increase their risk of serious coronavirus complications.