Category Archive: General

When should one consider a nursing home or assisted living?

Nursing homes provide the highest levels of care, both medical and custodial.  If you’re not sure that you or your loved one needs that level of care for the long-term, learn more about other types of senior housing, including In-Home care by contacting one of our highly trained Senior Advocates to see what will best …

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What is an Assisted Living Community or Residential Care?

Assisted living communities along with residential care homes provide a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs of people who require assistance with daily living activities.  A typical person living in an Assisted Living Community may need help managing medication, bathing, or getting dressed.  While many are resistant …

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Myths about nursing homes. “If I can’t take care of myself at home, a nursing home is the only option.”

There are many options to help loved ones stay at home, ranging from help with shopping and laundry to caregiving by using In-Home Caregiver Services.  If the home is no longer an option, assisted living, may be a better fit if the primary need is custodial care rather than skilled medical care.  Even if hospice …

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What is a Nursing Home (Skilled Nursing Facility?)

Skilled nursing facilities or nursing homes, may also be called long-term care facilities or convalescent homes.  They normally provide the highest level of care that requires constant monitoring and the availability of medical personal.  Because of the high level of monitoring that skilled nursing provides, they are typically considered to be very restrictive. Important points …

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Nursing Home, Assisted Living or Residential Care in Sacramento Roseville, What is the Best Option?

The living options for seniors needing assistance grows every year.  There are assisted living communities, residential care homes (board and care), independent senior living communities, and many more including In-Home care. As our population ages, more of us are faced with the possibility of moving either ourselves or an older family member into a nursing …

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News : Seminar at Adventure Christian Church – Roseville, CA

Seniors gathered at Adventure Christian Church to socialize, give thanks and learn about their options for senior care. When someone gets ill, often it happens abruptly this is scary for the spouse and the family. A Voice for Seniors offers placement advice at no charge for those in need. “It’s an informational gathering for seniors …

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What Is Alzheimers Disease?

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Learn more: What We Know Today and Understanding Dementia.