Home > Blog > End User

New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

Caring for the Caregiver: 12 Tips for Families of Caregivers to Provide Support

by: Susan Ashby As parents age, they will begin to need more help to stay in their home and remain as independent as possible. If there are several adult children, they may all share in the caregiving in the beginning. Their parents may only need tasks completed like minor home...

Read More...

Benefits of Retirement Communities, Helping from Far Away, Building Resilience, & The Sibling Factor

Research Continues to Find Benefits of Retirement Communities Helping From Far Away How Dementia Caregivers Can Practice Building Resilience The Sibling Factor: 5 Dos and Don’ts For Caring For Aging Parents Together

Read More...

Modifications for A More Accessible Kitchen

The kitchen is the star of your home. It’s where you play chef–dicing, slicing, and searing your way through three square meals a day. It’s also where your dearest friends and family come to share a meal together. Many fond moments (and delicious plates!) are created here, so you’ll want...

Read More...

Beat the Summer Heat, Security Tips, Connecting on Father’s Day, Fall Statistics, Elder Fraud & Confessions of a Recovering Caregiver

Ways to beat the summer heat Six security tips to follow before you move your loved one into a senior-living community Promoting Connection on Father’s Day when Your Father has Dementia Falls in the Elderly: Statistics How to Spot and Stop Elder Fraud Confessions of a Recovering Caregiver

Read More...

Special Days for Seniors – Best Gifts for Seniors In A Care Facility

A well thought-out gift goes far to brighten the day of a senior care home resident.  Facility restrictions or a lack of personal space can make shopping tough, but there are some items that will delight and still be practical in a care home setting. When buying gifts for seniors,...

Read More...

Senior Travel, Independent Living, and Summer Caregiving

How Does Aging Affect Traveling Ability? What Does “Independent Living” Mean in the Senior Living World? The Summer I Took Care of Grandpa Golden

Read More...

Alternate Pets For Seniors

Having a pet can be good for you. Pets provide companionship, they can prevent feelings of loneliness, and they generally improve their owner’s lives in many different ways. Seniors can benefit more from the bond shared with a pet than the rest of us do. However, seniors may also find...

Read More...

Signs of Alzheimer’s, Lifelong Learning, Help at Home & Living with Purpose

Trouble with Simple Financial Tasks May be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Senior Year: Blending Senior Living with Lifelong Learning Help For The Elderly Living At Home: More Support Needed Living with Purpose during Retirement

Read More...

ADLs/ IADLs: What Are They, How do You Measure Them, & Why Might Storytelling Help Those Who are ADL-Deficient?

ADL is a popular acronym for “Activities of Daily Living.” This term refers to two specific skill sets generally learned over the course of one’s life, but which may again desert the learner in old age or following a trauma such as a stroke. What are ADLs/ IADLs? Two mnemonic...

Read More...

Memorial Day Travel Tips, Sharing Economy, Help Running Errands & Comparing CCRCs

9 Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips for Families Impacted by Dementia The sharing economy is coming for your retirement FAQ: Can Caregivers Run Errands For Elderly Adults? Why Is Comparing CCRCs So Difficult?

Read More...