As we age, our health needs change. Seniors are more likely to develop chronic health conditions like heart disease and diabetes, and memory conditions like dementia and Alzheimer’s, all of which can have an impact on your quality of life. Getting older doesn’t mean that you have to give up on living a healthy and […]
How to Take Care of a Person with Parkinson Disease
Parkinson’s disease is a condition that affects the nervous system and specifically, how your body moves. It’s caused by a loss of cells in the brain that produce a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine helps transmit messages in the brain that control movement. So what does that mean for someone with Parkinson’s disease? It can cause […]
Helping Seniors Accept the Help They Need
When someone has been largely independent their entire life, it can be a huge step to give up that independence—even if it’s the right thing to do. There are independent living communities that allow an aging adult to retain as much independence as possible. Sometimes, an assisted living situation is a better and safer option, […]
Why Does My Hip Replacement Hurt?
Why Does My Hip Replacement Hurt? Whether you’ve recently gotten an implant or got one a long time ago that’s now giving you trouble, there’s no need to panic. Our bodies can experience pain for a lot of reasons, but the good news is there are plenty of remedies to help you. Whether you are […]
What Is the Difference Between Assisted Living & Independent Living
Deciding to live in a senior living community is a beautiful way to start life’s next chapter. Communities are more prepared than ever to manage even the most complex health and safety demands of their residents, and All American Senior Living in Wareham features several lifestyle options suitable for various changing needs. While the most […]
What Are the Activities of Daily Living?
As we age, daily tasks can become more strenuous, and when these daily activities become difficult to manage, additional support can help you live safely and comfortably. Assisted living can support older adults who are struggling with everyday activities. This lifestyle allows residents to live as independently as they like with the knowledge they have […]
How to Support a Loved One as They Make the Move to Assisted Living
Moving day is finally here. Although your parent or loved one is all smiles and is cracking jokes as you help them load the boxes into the truck, you can tell your loved one is sad to be leaving their home and moving to an uncertain future. Every person experiences these feelings, but that doesn’t […]
When Should You Finalize Your Will?
Knowing when to finalize your will can be a difficult but incredibly important process. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to drafting and finalizing your will. Getting Started A will allows you to distribute property and assets to whomever you wish or to dispose of these things in the manner you choose. […]
How to Choose a Power of Attorney
Choosing a power of attorney can be a difficult process, but it’s an important part of lifetime planning and can help to protect your assets later in life. Here’s our guide to help you choose your power of attorney. What Is a Power of Attorney? Assigning a power of attorney is the act of appointing […]
Talking to Your Children About Assisted Living Care
Talking about assisted living care can be incredibly difficult, and although there are many resources for children looking to start the challenging conversation with their parents, the same cannot be said for proactive parents. Rather than waiting for your children to make the decision for you, we recommend that you start the conversation early so that you […]