SIGNS IT’S TIME FOR MEMORY CARE

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Your dementia-affected mother has always been conscientious about opening her mail and paying her bills. You and other family members check on her regularly to ensure she’s okay. However, relatives notice she’s letting her mail pile up unopened and forgetting to pay her bills over time. According to Dr. Elaine Healy, a geriatrician, vice president […]

WHAT IS MEMORY CARE

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Memory care is specialized care for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Communities are typically secure environments where staff can closely monitor residents’ health. You’ll also find programs, activities, and events designed to help memory care residents improve their cognitive abilities while allowing them to pursue their passions and hobbies. Staff is typically […]

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEMORY CARE AND ASSISTED LIVING

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Shopping for senior living options can be frightening, especially if you or a loved one suffers from a severe medical condition that necessitates an immediate move. Memory care and assisted living to provide supportive care to people suffering from various health issues, including cognitive impairments. On the other hand, memory care is tailored specifically to […]

ACTIVITIES TO HELP WITH MEMORY CARE

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Alzheimer’s and dementia patients gain from being productive and engaged. Memory care homes offer activities and entertainment to foster social connection, relieve anxiety, stimulate the brain, and inspiring accomplishment. What are the activities to help with memory care? “We provide the care they need and the engagement and opportunities they want.” Matching residents with enjoyable […]

Hospice In Patient Unit Chicago Southland Suburbs Ground breaking

New Hospice In Patient Unit Chicago Southland Suburbs Alexi Senior Living is proud to announce the ground breaking of our new Hospice Inpatient Unit.  This facility will provide exceptional care to hospice patients who are unable to comfortable manage their pain or symptoms at home.  This 14 bed facility is a partnership between Alexi Senior […]

Assisted Living Versus Skilled Nursing

You might be wondering what the differences are between assisted living and skilled nursing care as you look for the ideal living options for yourself or someone you care about. The most significant distinction between the two is the amount of care provided and who gives it. What is assisted living versus skilled nursing? Long-term […]

Can Assisted Living Kick You Out

As you or a loved one adjusts to senior living, you may worry if you or they can be evicted. Yes, to put it succinctly. Assisted living facilities in some jurisdictions can evict individuals with as little as a 45-day notice. “Assisted living is overseen by states, and standards tend to be loosely defined, providing […]

Why Do Seniors Want To Stay In Their Homes

As they get older, most seniors desire to stay in their homes. Actually, it appears that all of my elder acquaintances, including my grandparents, parents, and older friends, desire to live in their own homes permanently! In fact, according to an AARP (previously The American Association of Retired Persons) United States of Aging poll from […]

Who Regulates Assisted Living Facilities In Illinois

In Illinois, owners of assisted living facilities that house 17 or more unrelated individuals must obtain a licence from the state. Furthermore, at least 80% of the residents must be 55 years old or older. Personal and health services must be available twenty-four hours a day, with professionals aiding with personal needs like dressing, eating, […]

Can Non Seniors Live In Senior Apartments

Because of your age, you have a number of new alternatives if you’re an older adult trying to downsize or find a new house. It’s simply one of the many advantages of getting older! First, about the time you turn 50, a small number of resort-style retirement communities compete for your housing expenses. Then, when […]