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Senior Living

Make Elder Care Decisions Easier by Replacing “The Conversation” with “The Chats”
4 months ago

Make Elder Care Decisions Easier by Replacing “The Conversation” with “The Chats”

The other day, I was having a conversation with “Emily,” a Sixty and Me member, about the elder care decisions that her family was facing. Emily, in her 60s, was starting to realize that her mom, in her 80s, might need to move into an assisted living facility or nursing home soon. Read More

Unique Assisted Living Facility Uses Nostalgia to Make Alzheimer’s Patients Feel at Home
4 months ago

Unique Assisted Living Facility Uses Nostalgia to Make Alzheimer’s Patients Feel at Home

In recent years, there has been a growing consensus among assisted living facility leaders that nostalgia can be a powerful tool to help Alzheimer’s patients to reconnect with their lost memories. In other words, by using familiar images, sounds, places and even smells, family members and caregivers may be able to improve the lives of the people they care about most. Read More

Are Our Expectations About Assisted Living Out of Whack with Reality?
4 months ago

Are Our Expectations About Assisted Living Out of Whack with Reality?

Let’s be honest. Very few of us like the idea of living in an assisted living facility.

Setting aside the small imperfections of everyday life, we love our homes. They are comfortable, familiar and close to the entertainment options that we enjoy.

Whether we are in our 60s, 70s or beyond, we also want to maintain our sense of independence. After all, we’ve done a pretty good job of looking after ourselves so far, thank you very much. Read More

Helping an Elderly Parent Settle Into a Senior Care Facility
5 months ago

Helping an Elderly Parent Settle Into a Senior Care Facility

Helping your mom or dad to move into a senior care facility can be a stressful, chaotic process. Not only do you have the usual stress that comes with any move, but, you may also have to deal with your loved one’s emotional reaction to being asked to move to a new home. Read More

Facing Senior Care Facility Guilt: Should We Feel Bad About Moving Mom?
5 months ago

Facing Senior Care Facility Guilt: Should We Feel Bad About Moving Mom?

Moving one or both parents to a senior care facility is an emotional decision for everyone involved. The person moving may feel sad that they are leaving their home behind. They may also feel frustrated that they are being asked to give up some of their independence. Read More

Sunrise at Buckhead Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia
9 months ago

Sunrise at Buckhead Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Sunrise at Buckhead is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located 10 minutes from Interstate 85. From the facility, the Capital City Country Club is a short drive away and the Piedmont Hospital is reachable in 15 minutes. Read More

Sunrise of Huntcliff Summit II Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia
9 months ago

Sunrise of Huntcliff Summit II Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Sunrise of Huntcliff Summit II is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is conveniently located a 4-minute walk from the Huntridge Shopping Center. Residents who like the great outdoors will also appreciate the fact that the facility is located a 4-minute drive from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Read More

Arbor Terrace at Cascade Assisted Living Facility | Atlanta Georgia
9 months ago

Arbor Terrace at Cascade Assisted Living Facility | Atlanta Georgia

Arbor Terrace at Cascade is an assisted living facility, based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are located just a 14 minute drive from the Lionel Hampton Park and 12 minutes from the N. Camp Creek Parkway Nature Preserve. So, if you love nature and are looking to find an assisted living facility in Atlanta, you may want to give them a look. Read More

Atria Buckhead Senior Living Facility | Atlanta Georgia
9 months ago

Atria Buckhead Senior Living Facility | Atlanta Georgia

Atria Buckhead is a senior living facility, located in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located in a nice part of the city, just 13-minutes from the Shady Valley Park and 11 minutes by car from the Atlantic Station shopping center. They offer a range of care options, from independent living and short-term stays to assisted living and memory care. Read More

Belmont Village Buckhead Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia
9 months ago

Belmont Village Buckhead Senior Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Belmont Village Buckhead is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located in the Sandy Springs neighborhood. This puts the facility 3 minutes by car (or a 25 minute walk) from the Ridgeview Park. It is also just a 3 minute drive from the Northside Hospital Sleep Disorders Center and 5 minutes from Interstate 285. Read More