Assisted Living

How Long-Distance Caregivers Can Show Their Support from Afar

Long Distance Caregiver

Today, many family members live significant distances away from loved ones who are receiving care. According to AARP, “An estimated 11 percent of family caregivers live at least an hour away from their loved one.”

What to Look for When Choosing Short-Term Rehabilitation

Because of the way hospitals and health insurers operate today, many patients who have had an illness, accident or surgery are discharged before they are ready and able to return home safely. As a result, more people are choosing short-term rehabilitation services to bridge the gap and receive the care and support they need to transition successfully from hospital to health to home.

What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance

With the rapid growth of our older population, an increasing number of Americans are considering the need for future care for themselves or a family member. Today, they have plenty of excellent long-term care choices to select from, including personal care, traditional nursing care and memory care.

10 Signs Your Aging Parent Is Experiencing Depression

While any of us can suffer from depression at some point in our lives, older Americans can be especially prone to depression. If you have aging parents, it is essential to know the warning signs of depression so you can identify it quickly and assist them in receiving the proper medical help.

Expert Tips to Help Your Senior Loved One Downsize

Helping Your Loved One Downsize to Senior Living

Today, many senior adults are leaving their homes of many years to move to personal care or assisted living communities. In fact, this type of senior living is now the most popular and fastest growing housing option among seniors in the US according to the article, Safety and Quality Contribute to Popularity of Assisted Living.”

Insights for Families: Moving a Loved One from Home Care to Long-Term Care

“There are times when the challenges associated with advanced age, a prolonged illness or a chronic condition make a move from home care to the 24-hour support of long-term care a necessity,” says Collin Tierney, Executive Director and Administrator of Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA 

Home Safety Tips for Seniors: Stair Safety and Living Areas

“If you are an older adult or have loved ones who are older, home safety should be an important part of your healthy living strategy,” says Stacey Palumbo, Director of Rehabilitation Services at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA.

“As we age, we become more at risk for injuries, which often occur in and around the home. Why? Because changes in our vision, balance, hearing and reflexes can make us more vulnerable to accidents. Among these risks, falls – particularly on the stairs – are one of the most serious.”

Three Vital Steps for Preparing a Long-Term Care Plan

“While none of us likes to dwell on the potential changes that can take place as we age, we all know it’s better to plan before a crisis or life changing event occurs,” says Collin Tierney, Executive Director, at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA. “And because of that, experts in elder law and financial planning say it’s important to start planning for the future now so you’ll always be in control, no matter what happens. This includes planning for any future needs for long-term care.”

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