January 26, 2023
How to spot the warning signs of a stroke
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke. It’s an alarming statistic, and although a stroke can happen at any time, a person’s age is a significant factor. In fact, the risk of having a stroke doubles each decade after the age of 55. For seniors and their loved ones, learning to spot
June 11, 2019
Seven questions you should ask when touring an assisted living facility
Tours of assisted living communities can feel overwhelming for caregivers and their loved ones. Each one is unique and asking the right questions will help you make the best possible decision. Here are seven questions to consider:
May 15, 2019
Common Mistakes People Make When They Offer Condolences
Grief is a difficult journey for both the individual grieving, and for the individuals that seek to support the journey. If you have a friend who is currently grieving the loss of a loved one, this guest post by Suzie Kolber, a friend of Generations Senior Living, to help you know just what to say
July 10, 2017
5 Benefits of Grief and Bereavement Support Groups
“Why don’t you check out a grief support group,” is often offered as a suggestion to people after the loss of a loved one. And it’s not a bad suggestion. Grief and bereavement support groups offer many benefits to participants.
February 28, 2017
Alzheimer’s Prevention: What You Should Know
Anyone who has been touched by the disease of Alzheimer’s knows the pain of losing a loved one or family member this way. Nearly 44 million individuals were reported to have Alzheimer’s in 2015, meaning hundreds of thousands of individuals and families are watching a loved one slip away slowly, one
July 25, 2016
Why You Should Discuss End of Life Wishes
End of life is as much a part of life as birth or graduating high school or getting that first big promotion. Yes, end of life situations can be sad or difficult or even arrive sooner than expected, but we believe that talking openly about one’s wishes for care during those final days is an
July 11, 2016
Preventing Malnutrition in Senior Citizens
As the body ages, it may not deliver the same hunger signals that it used to. Seniors often take more medications, have higher rates of conditions like diabetes, or have been relegated to more restricted diets by their doctors.
Written by: Michael Coury
May 16, 2016
5 Decluttering Tips for Seniors
Many seniors may find themselves moving into smaller spaces during their golden years. From planning in advance to setting a timeline, this article discusses the top ways to downsize and declutter when moving in with family or into an independent or assisted living community.
Written by: Phil Coury
March 7, 2016
My Mother, the Coed
I recently came across an article that was so well written I wanted to share it with every family who is facing the overwhelming and emotional decision to move their loved one to a senior living apartment. Read it and you too may wonder – why wait? Read the full story by clicking here.
Written by: Amanda Champa
November 23, 2015
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