Posts Tagged ‘assisted living’

Choosing A Senior Living Facility

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The Senior Community Dilemma One of the tougher dilemmas caregivers face is deciding whether to admit their loved ones into an assisted living facility. You may be grappling with finding the right one. Or you may be considering continuing to providing care at home. Either way, there’s likely much confusion and difficulty with making the…

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Perfect Health-Promoting Gifts for the Senior in Your Life

Senior health and wellness is a topic we care very much about here on the Bridgeway Senior Living blog. And since we love gifts, today we’ll talk about the best health and wellness gifts you can give your older loved ones this Christmas. The older we get, the more likely it is for health issues…

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Poll: Seniors Prefer Assisted Living Over Nursing Homes

The results shocked no one, least of all us at Bridgeway Senior Living. Key Private Bank regularly polls financial advisers, and the results of their latest poll show seniors’ top choices for retirement are staying at home independently or moving to an assisted living facility. 96 percent of respondents said living independently at home is their…

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When You Need to Parent Your Parent

You’ll feel a range of emotions when your elderly parents become dependent on you. Compassion, concern, resentment, and guilt chase each other in a never-ending cycle as you do your best for the man or woman who brought you into this world and raised you. Many adults who care for their elderly parents feel they’ve…

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7 Downsizing Tips for Seniors

How do you pack up a lifetime? If you’re planning a move to Bridgeway Senior Living in the near future, you’re probably overwhelmed by everything you need to do. Contacting real estate agents to sell your home, sorting and packing your belongings, scheduling movers… the tasks just never end. Downsizing to a smaller home or…

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Memory Care Provides Comfort and Safety to Alzheimer’s Patients

In honor of Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health Awareness Month, we at Bridgeway Senior Living would like to raise awareness about a little-known type of long-term care. We’re talking about memory care; specialized skilled nursing care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Dementia Patients Require Different Care Seniors with dementia may be able to…

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5 Warning Signs Your Parents Can’t Live Alone Anymore

With all the talk about National Skilled Nursing Care, you might be wondering how to know when it’s time for the transition to a long-term care facility. If your parents live alone, you probably worry about them constantly. You visit them and make sure they have what they need, but it’s nerve-wracking to know they’re…

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7 Ways to Show Appreciation to your Nurse

They do it all. They’re on their feet all day: dispensing medication, offering comfort, or managing medical procedures. When they finally get to sit down, it’s only to tackle complex paperwork. Sometimes it seems we need more than just one week to express our appreciation for all they do. It’s National Nurses Week, and patients…

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It’s Our Month!

It’s time to celebrate us—the older Americans! Every May, the U.S. Administration on Aging celebrates Older Americans Month. The theme chosen by the AoA for this year’s Older Americans Month is “Engage at Every Age.” At Bridgeway Senior Living, we know that means you’re never too old to for new, enriching experiences. Our robust retirement community…

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Is a Continuum of Care Community Right for You?

Many active seniors want to live independently and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. But the cost of maintaining a house, condo, or apartment may be crippling for some seniors. Association fees, lawn care, housekeeping, and cooking place a financial and physical burden on many seniors. Social isolation is also a…

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