Category Archives: Assisted Living

Decorating for the Memory Impaired

Christmas

In the U.S., it is traditional to decorate your home for Christmas. Many Americans adorn their homes with countless lights and trees, making the holiday season shine brighter. It is a festive time for many, but it can be a stressful time for mentally impaired seniors. Individuals who suffer from cognitive disabilities can become disoriented […]

Independence for Seniors

As we age it becomes harder to maintain our independence, especially when trying to complete errands or get around. Our eyesight, motor senses and perception diminish, that coupled with medical issues can be dangerous not only for yourself but for others as well. Depending on family members is not always an option and, to some, […]

The VA ‘Aid and Attendance’ Program

US Department of Veterans Affairs

If you or your spouse is a veteran, you may have heard of the VA program available to wartime veterans called “Aid and Attendance” or just “A & A.” This program may be of great value to a veteran who is overwhelmed with the cost of long-term senior care, assisted living facilities, home care aids, […]

A Big Concern in Senior Care

Senior walking with assistance

One of our special aims at OurSeniors.net is looking after the safety and welfare of seniors in senior home care, senior assisted living and memory care living. “Wandering” is a big concern for caregivers involved in senior home care, as well as the professional staff in senior assisted living facilities. Wandering is an event associated […]

For help with in-home care needs, Plan Life Care is there for you

A new year is beginning for you and your family! Many seniors want to spend that new year in the familiar surroundings of their existing home. If that is possible, it is the preferred option for many seniors and their loved ones.  For help with in-home care needs, we recommend Plan Life Care of Daytona […]

Grace Manor of Port Orange provides senior assisted living and memory care living

Grace Manor of Port Orange offers both senior assisted living and memory care living at the same beautiful location. Grace Manor’s staff members are dementia care experts, certified by the National Institute of Dementia Education (the only community in the state). Find out more on the Ourseniors.net website by clicking Grace Manor on OurSeniors.net website […]

Grace Manor of Port Orange for Residential Living

It’s one of the hardest decisions seniors and their loved ones may have to face—deciding to consider assisted living. Whether you are considering that decision for yourself or for a loved one, it can be difficult to decide where to begin, much less where to end. OurSeniors.net understands this, and that is why we carefully […]

Community Senior Advisors is here for your residential placement needs

Community Senior Advisors

Aging is an unfortunate fact of life. For some people, it’s a breeze, but that is not the case for most of us. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, Americans are living longer lives, but sometimes help is needed, more help than we can give ourselves or that family and loved ones can provide. […]

Who Oversees Assisted Living Facilities?

senior assistance

Last February, the New York Times published the results of a two-year study of assisted living facilities requested by a bipartisan group of four senators. That report took a detailed look at the role of assisted living in the Medicaid system. The conclusion was that the federal government spends billions of dollars on this program […]