During your assisted living research, you have likely come across the phrase activities of daily living, also referred to as ADLs. Or IADLS for instrumental activities of daily living. While you probably have a general idea of what these phrases mean, you may not fully understand how they relate to assisted living services and care.
Chronic pain is classified as pain that lasts or persists for more than three to six months past the average healing time. According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, “chronic pain is a frequent condition, affecting an estimated 20% of people worldwide and accounting for 15% to 20% of physician visits.”
Your retirement years are a time to relax and enjoy the lifestyle you have worked hard to create. You should spend your days doing what you want to do, but the big question is, how do you make it happen? Starting from a young age, you have likely been thinking about your ideal retirement, but […]
When you or someone you love receives a dementia diagnosis, it can be an overwhelming and confusing time. While some questions have been answered, several more have likely arisen. It is like finding one piece of a puzzle while five others have been taken out of the picture.
Imagine leading a lifestyle where you are free to do whatever you want at the drop of a hat. If you choose to move into a resort-style senior living community, this could be you.
Moving into an assisted living community is a major life event. Along with the move itself, the emotional aspects that come with you or your family member sorting through belongings, downsizing, and deciding which items to keep and what to part with are a lot. As a luxury senior living provider in Texas, Franklin Park® […]
Deciding to move to an independent senior living community is a significant decision, but it’s only half the battle. You may know you want to move, but you also need to figure out where you want to move – and a lot goes into this decision.
Today’s assisted living and senior living communities allow older adults to lead enhanced lifestyles of comfort, convenience, and supportive living by providing personalized care, on-site amenities and services, dining options, and more. Not convinced? Keep reading!
Throughout our lives, we acquire a lot of stuff. Between buying, receiving, inheriting, and saving, our homes fill up with things that we tell ourselves we need. However, more often than not, many of these items get packed away in a closet and forgotten about, leading to questions like, “When did we get this?”
While the initial shock of the COVID-19 pandemic is over, we are still learning how to deal with the aftermath of the outbreak. Life may look different, but we are slowly finding our way back and discovering new things along the way.