When someone says the word “aging,” a number of images come to mind. These images are influenced by a variety of factors including a person’s age, life experiences, and cultural background.
The holidays are a time when adult children often travel home to celebrate the season with aging parents. For some families, it’s the first time in months they have been together. If you’ve been wondering how well your loved one is managing their health and home, this visit can provide you with a low-key way to determine that firsthand.
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If you are preparing for a parent’s move to a senior living community, you might be wondering what your role in their life will be after this transition. Will you still be their caregiver? Should you stay involved in their care? Or is it time to step back and let the professionals take over? After being responsible for supporting an aging parent’s needs, it can be tough to imagine what comes next.
Quality of life is a top priority for those who serve residents at Presbyterian Senior Living. March is Social Work Month, a time to celebrate those who help create and advocate for improved quality of life. At Presbyterian Senior Living, social workers play a vital role in uplifting seniors in every area of their lives.
If you are the caregiver for a family member, your days are likely busy with little time to spare. This is especially true if you work outside the home or are raising a family. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, over 53 million people in this country held the role of the unpaid family caregiver in 2020. That translates to 21% of the population and an increase of 9.5 million people since 2015.
An essential component of a life plan community is compassionate memory support. When a loved one has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, finding a care partner that understands the disease and how to promote individual success is vital.