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!

Feeling Concerned About Your Elderly Relatives? Here Are a Few Ways to Make Sure They Are Safe

It can be difficult to accept that your relatives are getting to an age where they may not always be able to take care of themselves. You may feel uneasy and stressed about their safety and well-being. This is especially true if they are ill. But there are ways you…

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3 Reasonable Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Your Aging Loved One

At a certain age, many senior citizens (those over the age of 65) can no longer properly care for themselves in their own homes. For this reason, many people choose to put their aging loved ones in a nursing home. Nursing homes are facilities that offer round-the-clock care for the…

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Things to Look for When Choosing a Home Health Care Provider

Caregiver burnout is a common condition that is faced by a majority of people who are caring for a sick, disabled or elderly family member. It can manifest in overwhelming stress, anxiety, poor sleep, inability to focus on your job and other responsibilities. This often leads to guilt, and people…

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The Different Types of Dementia in Elderly Individuals

As people get older, they become more susceptible to developing dementia, which is a grouping of changes in the brain that cause immense amounts of memory loss. Due to the progression of losing memories, relationships between the diagnosed individual and family members or caregivers can face severe impacts. There is…

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7 Reasons to Consider Home Health Care

If you have a loved one who is sick or injured and in need of additional medical care, you might be considering what option is most suitable to their needs. In-home care can be a great solution for many people. Here are seven reasons to consider home health care for…

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Home Caregiving Duties and the Importance of Continuing Education

A Caregiver’s Job Description Includes Math & Organizational Skills An adult child who blindly steps into the role of caregiver for an elderly parent may be in for a surprise. Caregiving requires compassion, management-level skills and endurance. Caring for an elderly family member at home takes more than time and…

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Tips for Choosing a Living Arrangement for a Senior

Choosing a living arrangement for your elderly loved one can be a daunting experience, especially since there are many options to choose from. The most common housing arrangements available include: Aging at home In-home care Moving in with another family member Independent living communities Assisted living communities Care homes/Nursing facilities…

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Which Is Best for Your Loved One? Senior Living or Home Care

It is a big decision when trying to choose between a senior living facility or home care for aging parents. However, there are a few factors which can make your decision much easier. Obviously, you want your parents to get the best care possible because they did that for you,…

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Home is Where the Heart Is: 6 Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors

Caring for an aging loved one requires making tough decisions, resulting in many sending seniors to live in an assisted living or nursing facility. But rather than placing your senior in the care of strangers, consider the benefits of aging in place. Roughly 90 percent of aging adults prefer to…

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Alternatives to Assisted Living

Assisted care doesn’t always mean having to go to an assisted living community. There are options and alternatives to assisted living that can guarantee your safety without the need to sacrifice your independence. Whether that kind of care takes the form of an alert system or a visiting nurse, you…

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