When someone hears the word therapy or therapeutic, maybe they think of talking to a counselor or seeing a physical therapist. While these things are therapeutic, simply spending a day outside, cooking a meal, doing a craft, doing something for another person, or learning a new skill can also be therapeutic. Being surrounded by other […]
What Are Senior Apartments?
Moving into a new stage of life and a new environment can sometimes be challenging. Finding the right community and lifestyle can help make the transition easier for you or your loved one. Senior apartments offer a mix of independence and community, allowing you to live in a supportive and engaging environment while maintaining some […]
The Difference Between Assisted Living and Personal Care in Pennsylvania
Personal care provides daily support and many services and amenities for residents living in the community. With this lifestyle’s similarities to assisted living, many people wonder what the difference is. In Pennsylvania, are there any differences between these lifestyles? While the 2 lifestyles are similar, there are some differences. What Is the Difference Between Assisted […]
How to Protect Your Mental Health as a Caregiver
As the Baby Boomers, America’s second-largest generation, reach seniorhood, their adult children are often stepping in to assist with caregiving duties. People are increasingly compelled to make these life-altering decisions. You may even wonder if now is the right time for your loved one to move into a senior living community or try respite care. […]
What Causes Caregiver Burnout?
Caring for Caregivers A caregiver is anyone who provides care or help to another. It’s a broad term that can include family members or professionals. In elderly care, a caregiver generally helps with activities of daily living (ADL). Some professional caregivers may also offer medical-related services. Caring is a full-time commitment and can sometimes cause […]