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Senior Living

Visiting a Loved One in a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility: 10 Tips for Success
2 weeks ago

Visiting a Loved One in a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility: 10 Tips for Success

Knowing how to visit someone in a nursing home or assisted living isn’t always easy. Some people make brief, stiff visits. Others just don’t visit because they want to avoid awkward moments. Read More

Is Buying a Home After 55 a Good Idea?
6 months ago

Is Buying a Home After 55 a Good Idea?

Retirement is an exciting time for us, independent adults with its endless possibilities for travel, entertainment and new friendships. But when it comes time to decide where to live during those later years, it’s important to take all options into consideration. Read More

Is a Senior Living Referral Agent Right for Me?
7 months ago

Is a Senior Living Referral Agent Right for Me?

Deciding where to live during retirement is a major life milestone that should be approached with the utmost care and consideration. Read More

Make Elder Care Decisions Easier by Replacing “The Conversation” with “The Chats”
11 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
11 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?
11 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
12 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?
12 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
1 year 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
1 year 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