Retirees choose continuing care at home memberships for a variety of reasons, but this deciding factor is front and center for every one of them: it protects their money from the costs of assisted living.
Our grandparents rarely thought about assisted living. Options were few, costs of care were low, insurance was less restrictive, and loved ones expected to eventually become caregivers. It was normal to rely on family. It was a different time.
Many family members care for a parent or spouse, giving without hesitation, but it can be hard to keep boundaries in place to prevent caregiver burnout.
No one spends their childhood dreaming of the day they can move into assisted living – we expect to remain independent and healthy long into our golden years. But as we begin to see our parents or friends needing the support available in an assisted living residence, it’s natural to wonder how to avoid that […]
Living far away from your family isn’t always easy, especially when you have aging parents out-of-state. But as much as you want to protect them from everything the future may hold, it’s not always possible.
Friends and family often ask what they can do to help a loved one recover from a stroke once they return home from the hospital. We interviewed La Loma Village Health and Rehabilitation‘s Eric Muse, master’s level physical therapist and the center’s rehabilitation coordinator, for his advice.
When someone is looking for senior care options, the term “assisted living” is commonly misunderstood and used as a “catch all” phrase for those researching the next phase of their retirement. They might actually mean an active adult retirement community, nursing home, skilled nursing, a continuing care retirement community, or something else entirely.