1. Co-Living Benefits for Seniors

    While there is a lot to be said about the pros and cons of moving to an assisted living facility or even the difficulty that many seniors face with this decision, it’s clear that the benefits of co-living with family or other seniors are substantial. In fact, co-living in many situations not only improves quality of life, but also helps to extend life expectancy. Co-living can be very difficult …Read More

  2. Tips for Preventing Slip and Falls

    One of the most dangerous things that can happen to any senior or elderly individual is a slip and fall. While they can happen to anybody, seniors are more susceptible to balance loss and breaking bones due to a fall. In fact, slip and falls can even be deadly for seniors in some cases. If you’re a senior who struggles with balance, muscle strength, or osteoporosis, you’re at risk for a danger…Read More

  3. Avoiding Depression in the Senior Stage of Life

    As an individual ages, they are more likely to suffer from depression, and even anxiety. In fact, seniors are one of the groups most likely to suffer from a feeling of loneliness and isolation at similar rates as nursing mothers. Depression can lead to a reduced quality-of-life and even have substantial health side effects that can potentially reduce an individual’s overall lifespan. The point i…Read More

  4. What are Your Rehab Options?

    If you’ve ever had to do physical therapy in your life, you already have an idea of what may be included in a physical rehab plan for seniors. If something has happened, or might happen, it’s important to know what all of your rehab options are in order to make an informed decision about your health and to also make the right decision for your lifestyle needs. Participating in any form of phys…Read More

  5. Tips for Bringing Kids to Visit a Grandparent

    Bringing kids to an assisted living facility to visit their grandparents can often be intimidating, confusing, and overwhelming for some kids. Whether due to fear or discomfort of something they don’t understand, kids have the ability to react negatively. However, there is no reason not to bring kids to visit their grandparents. It can really perk up the grandparent, as well as provide an opport…Read More

  6. Making the Decision to Move to Assisted Living

    As you age, it can be hard to accept that things in your life are changing and more daily activities are outside your control, even outside of your ability to accomplish. But perhaps you value your independence, or you can’t imagine living anywhere else but the home you’ve occupied for over 20 years. It’s understandable that you don’t want to leave your home, however, sometimes it can beco…Read More

  7. Welcome Home to Garden Hill Assisted Living

    Making the decision to move to assisted living or to move a family member into assisted living is never easy. Ideally, it would be both easy and safe to stay in your own home, being able to cook, clean, and drive, however, as we age, it becomes not only difficult to do these tasks but also dangerous. Moving to an assisted living doesn’t have to be a scary change, and with the right location, env…Read More