Senior Living

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years 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

6 years ago

Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody Assisted Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Dogwood Forest of Dunwoody is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located about 10 minutes’ drive from the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. In the other direction, it is possible to reach the Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta in about 10 minutes. Read More

6 years ago

Harbor Grace Hospice | Atlanta Georgia

Harbor Grace is assisted living facility located in Atlanta, Georgia. The building is located on the campus of the Atlanta Medical Center. It is located a 9-minute walk from Central Park and a 15 minute walk from the Historic Fourth Ward Park. Read More

6 years ago

Oasis at Scholar’s Landing Assisted Living Facility | Atlanta Georgia

Oasis at Scholar’s Landing is an assisted living facility, based in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility is located in a nice part of the city, just a 4-minute walk from the Clark Atlanta University and Panther Stadium. They offer activities ranging from book clubs to Tai Chi.

The facility is housed in a 3-story building with 60 private apartments. These apartments have their own kitchens and bathrooms. Read More

6 years ago

Peachtree Hills Place Assisted Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Even the address provides a clue as to the kind of service that Peachtree Hills Place wants to provide – 12 Kings Circle. This facility is definitely on the expensive side, but, that’s what they aim for. They are a luxury assisted living facility, after all. Read More

6 years ago

Summerset Assisted Living Community | Atlanta Georgia

Summerset is an assisted living community, based in Atlanta Georgia. The facility is located a short 8 minute drive from the Lionel Hampton-Beecher Hills Park. It is 5 minutes by car to the Atlanta Medical Center.

The facility is proud of the environment that they have created and says that the building offers plenty of natural light, in addition to the many more practical amenities that they offer. Read More