Transitioning a Loved One to Assisted Living

We all face the day when we recognize that an elderly parent no longer has the ability to live on their own. Whether they’re struggling with dementia, physical decline, or a disease or disorder that can’t be managed in a home environment, the kindest and most loving gesture you can make is finding the very […]

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The Importance of Providing Senior Living Resources to Address Mental Health for Caregivers and Residents Post-Pandemic

Health was on the forefront of everyone’s minds across the country last year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. But while physical health was being monitored closely, mental health proved to be a secondary issue to pay attention to – with particular concern in retirement community residents and health care workers. From the stress of potentially contracting […]

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COVID and Senior Living Communities – One Year Later

As we pass the one year mark of the initial lockdown COVID-19 caused across the country, senior living communities are starting to see a return to normalcy. And for loved ones of seniors, this comes with a great sense of relief. Now, SeniorLivingU is reflecting on what senior living communities have done to improve the […]

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The Importance of Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we continue to battle COVID-19, you may feel like you’re being inundated with information and communications regarding the virus and related guidelines. But are you receiving information from the community that’s responsible for caring for your senior loved one? At this point, responding to COVID-19 is no longer an “if,” but a “when” for […]

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Have a Plan in Place to Prepare for the Coronavirus

By this point, people around the world have heard of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Cruise ships have been denied entry into ports of call, and flights to and from infected countries have been canceled. The stock market is up and down and has lost up to 1,200 points in a single day. Worst of all, […]

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Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Seniors

Interacting with animals offers people of all ages a variety of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. This is especially true for seniors, particularly if they’re suffering from an illness or injury. Some communities allow residents to bring their own pets, and most offer some kind of visitation therapy. Let’s take a closer look at the […]

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