Country Gardens assisted living community in Lanier, Georgia

Georgia Senior Living: How to Understand Your Options

Georgia’s moderate climate, reasonable cost of living and friendly residents are just a few of the reasons why it’s an increasingly popular choice for those looking for high-quality senior living communities for their aging loved ones. We understand that choosing the right Georgia senior living community can be emotionally challenging. We believe it’s important for loved […]

Hope Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Dacula, Gerogia

Memory Care Questions Answered

It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the increasingly difficult needs of a loved one with memory care needs. As dementia progresses, round-the-clock care is often necessary, which can be very challenging for caregivers. In this situation, it’s a good idea to look into memory care center options. When you do, come prepared with […]

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5 Meaningful Senior Living Activities You’ll Find in Assisted Living

Senior living communities come in many configurations, each designed to suit the varying needs of today’s seniors. Options include independent living only, a mix of independent and assisted living, assisted living only, or all-inclusive arrangements that provide independent living through memory care/skilled nursing care.  Assisted living arrangements are for residents who need some level of […]

Promoting Healthy Diets in Assisted Living

When your loved one needs the daily care and safety offered by a good assisted living community, it’s important to help them make a successful move. One of the keys to success is to focus on quality-of-life issues that are most important to mom or dad. Oftentimes, one of the top concerns is good, healthy […]

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Caregiver Role Strain Self Assessment

Caregivers often become victims of their own compassion when caring for loved ones who can no longer look after themselves. Because caregiving can be an all-encompassing, 24/7 responsibility, caregivers can easily lose sight of their needs and risk their own good health. However, caregiver role strain can be extremely serious for the caregiver and potentially affect […]

4 Strategies That Help with Caregiver Role Strain

A caregiver is someone who provides care for a person–usually a family member who is ill. This designated caregiver has high expectations placed upon him or her to provide good care and watch out for the safety of the person needing care. Typically, caregivers render care in a home setting, though sometimes, the burdens of care […]

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Caregiver Stress: How to Deal

The caregiver for an elderly family member is often that person’s elderly spouse or an adult child with their own children still living at home and a full-time career. Both scenarios can, and frequently do, lead to what’s known as elderly caregiver stress. This is especially true if the person being cared for suffers from […]

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At Home/DIY Caregiver Stress Test

People who choose the caregiver role, or who are thrust into it due to family circumstances, can become overwhelmed by the responsibility and begin to suffer from caregiver role strain. Increasingly, elderly dementia/Alzheimer’s patients have as their sole caregiver another elderly, fragile spouse who is at risk for his or her own medical problems due […]

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How to Overcome Caregiver Role Strain

Anyone that is the primary caregiver for a loved one with a chronic illness, such as dementia/Alzheimer’s, takes on a role that can become both physically and psychologically debilitating. “Caregiver role strain” is a term used by medical personnel to describe the symptoms and signs associated with caregiving. It’s defined as a situation when caregivers […]

Oakwood Senior living community in Knoxville, TN

Introducing Oakwood Senior Living in Knoxville, Tennessee

UPDATE: Oakwood is open and thriving in Knoxville! Please click here to learn more about this community on our website, and please click here to check out all the fun we’re having at Oakwood Senior Living on Facebook!  Oakwood Senior Living is the newest addition to Senior Solution’s collection of assisted living and memory care […]