Oct 31, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Oct 30, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Community involvement is something we believe in strongly as it benefits our residents, their families and the communities we touch. With that in mind, and in the spirit of giving to organizations that matter to us and our residents, we wanted to share our most recent community contributions.
Oct 21, 2014 10:00:00 AM
The Palms of Punta Gorda is one of Senior Solutions Management Group's newest communities offering affordable Assisted Living and Memory Care. Our Resident Centered program at the Palms of Punta Gorda in Sourthwest Florida provides for the most complete care of residents with a carefully planned, thoughtfully considered, and lovingly administered care services while promoting participation in both mental and physical exercises to engage the mind, body, heart and soul. To join The Palms of Punta Gorda family, contact us today.
Oct 14, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Topics: senior health care plans
Oct 7, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Is it time for your loved one to consider an assisted living community? If so, then you're understandably concerned about the costs associated with this decision. While assisted living costs can be high, there are a range of options to help mom or dad pay for the care they need. Do some upfront research and educate yourself on the different ways to handle assisted living costs.
Sep 30, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Making the decision to move into a senior housing community can be challenging and confusing. Finding the best facility for your living situation can be downright overwhelming. The first step in making your decision less overwhelming is to narrow down your options to the two main types of facilities: assisted living vs. nursing home (aka skilled nursing facility).
Sep 29, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Sep 26, 2014 10:00:00 AM
As the adult child of an aging parent, you know how important it is to keep tabs on mom or dad so you know whether the time has come for more intensive daily care and supervision. For example, have you seen changes in dad's ability to get around his home safely? Has he fallen recently? Is mom's normally-impeccable dress habits and hygiene starting to slip? Are you or other caregivers becoming exhausted and burned out by the stress of watching over mom and dad? If you answer 'yes', then it may be time to investigate senior care options.
Topics: assisted living
Sep 25, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Once you and your loved ones decide that mom or dad needs a higher level of daily assistance than can be provided by family caregivers, then the next step is to look at various senior care options. Which best suits mom or dad depends on a variety of factors. So, if you're considering outside senior care, then one of the most important factors to first consider is whether mom or dad needs help with the activities of daily living (ADLs). These are defined as basic self-care tasks that we learn early in life. ADLs include:
Sep 23, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Making the decision to move from the family home to an assisted living community is a difficult and emotional event for your parent. This is a significant transition point, and there is likely to be sadness over leaving the home. But it's a decision that many families successfully make, especially those who prepare for this day. Here are a few tips from senior care experts, who often provide guidance to families on how to talk to mom and/or dad about joining an assisted living community.
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The National Center for Health Statistics is still conducting the 2014 National Study of LongTerm Care Providers (NSLTCP), which includes a sample of residential care communities in the United...Read more
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is embarking on a vigorous campaign this flu season, specifically focusing on increasing the number of flu vaccinations for staff at longterm care...Read more