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3 Things to Look for in a Senior Living Community
Finding a living environment that offers security, comfort, and friendship becomes more crucial as we age. When it’s time for you or a loved one to go from living at home to a more supportive atmosphere, there are many choices. Knowing where to begin can be challenging given the abundance of different possibilities. When contemplating a senior living community, keep these three points in mind.
How to Discuss Senior Living With Your Loved One
Making the move to a senior living community can be a significant transition in the life of your senior loved one. This time can be a challenge as you and your family accept the realities of aging and work together to make decisions about the future. While it may be uncomfortable at times, you don't want to push off conversations on this matter. Prepare in advance and discuss senior living options often with your loved one. Regular, quality conversations about senior living options will reduce stress and lead to the best possible outcome for your senior loved one's well-being. At Ebenezer Senior Living, we understand the profound importance of these conversations and have a few tips to help get you started.
Tips for Downsizing and Moving into a Senior Living Community
For many people, moving into a senior living community means downsizing your home. It can be daunting to move from a larger space to a senior living community because you are going to need to make decisions on what to keep and what to give up. However, it doesn't have to be stressful to consolidate your belongings. Here are some tips from Ebenezer for how to downsize with ease.
Lasting Health: The Best Strength Exercises to do at Home
It’s never too late to start strength training, and you don't need to join a gym or buy any equipment to get active. At Ebenezer Senior Living, we believe getting older shouldn't limit you, and we understand exercise is important to maintain your independence and overall well-being. With this in mind, we have compiled three simple exercises you can incorporate into your daily routine from the comfort of your home.
The Best Indoor Garden Ideas to Celebrate Spring
As the weather gradually warms and the landscape begins to bloom with new life, you may find yourself inspired to plant a beautiful spring garden of your very own. However, not every senior has the space or mobility required to maintain an extravagant outdoor garden. At Ebenezer Senior Living, we recognize the numerous mental health benefits of keeping a garden, as well as the challenges and limitations of outdoor gardening. Here are three creative solutions for bringing the outdoors in, just in time for the spring season.
Tough Conversations: How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Hiring a Caretaker
Admitting that you need help is always difficult, no matter how old you are. It can be even more difficult for seniors to admit that they may need extra help with everyday tasks. If you feel your loved one needs assistance around the house and you are considering hiring an in-home caretaker for them, you may meet some resistance. Ebenezer Senior Living offers a few methods to help make this difficult conversation easier.
3 Tips for Moving in With Your Senior Loved One
If your senior loved one needs some extra help during the day, but the two of you aren’t ready for them to make the jump to a senior living community or to hire an aide, you may be considering moving in with your loved one or having them move in with you. However, this is a big step, and it’s important that you’re fully prepared for this decision and the work and stress it will entail. Ebenezer Senior Living has compiled a list of things you should consider when sharing a home with your senior loved one.