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Caregiver Stress: What to Do When It Reaches Its Limits

As the number of aging adults in the U.S. increases, so too does the number of individuals looking after their aging loved one. Most often, these caretakers are a spouse or parent and not usually health care professionals. The Mayo Clinic estimates that today, informal caregivers provide 80 percent of long-term care. While informal caregiving is […]

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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 […]

Antebellum Grove Hosts Springo

At Senior Solutions, we believe in the importance of senior care in a stimulating environment. At each of our communities, we host a wide range of activities for residents to enjoy. Last month, the staff at Antebellum Grove in Warner Robins, GA teamed up with a group of sponsors for their annual spring Bingo event, “Springo”. For […]

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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What You Need to Know About Senior Living in Georgia

“I never knew assisted living could be so comfortable and so much fun!” Comments like this are common when residents make the move to assisted living in Georgia. Mom or dad may need more help with the activities of daily living, which is a good reason to consider an assisted living community. But, expect to […]

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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 […]