The Senior Community Lifestyle



8 Frequently Asked Questions about Senior Guardians

If a senior loved one is having trouble making decisions for themselves, you may have considered becoming their guardian. Senior guardianships can be difficult to understand. Many families don’t know everything the role entails. Here are a few...

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5 UV Safety Tips to Protect Seniors During the Summer

It’s normal to want to spend more time outside during summer. The weather is warmer, and the days are longer. While the warm sun may feel great on your skin, it often causes more harm than good. The sun emits harmful UV rays that damage the...

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How Can I Help My Mom Manage Her Pre-Move Anxiety?

Dear Donna, My mom is nervous about moving to an assisted living community. Even though the move was her idea, she has been avoiding preparations for the move. I am worried she is going to change her mind. How can I help my mom manage her...

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Trusts versus Wills: What Are the Differences?

If you or a senior loved one is developing an estate plan, you are likely familiar with the terms will and trust. While most people have heard about these types of estate planning, many struggle to understand their differences. We created this...

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3 Ways Vitamin C Can Help Seniors Sleep Better

It is a common misconception that you need less sleep as you age. Seniors need just as much sleep as younger adults. Unfortunately, many adults suffer from sleep disorders that prevent a good night’s rest. This can increase their risk of...

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5 Legal Documents Every Caregiver Should Have

Dear Donna, As my parents age, I am starting to think more about their future. I want to help them enjoy the best quality of life as they grow older. To do so, I know I will have to work with their attorney on planning. What legal documents...

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3 Signs It’s Time to Move to Assisted Living

Dear Donna, My mom used to be very sociable. She loved people and was the life of the party. After she turned eighty, however, she completely stopped going out. We can barely convince her to attend a family birthday party. I think she should...

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5 Ways to Start the Conversation About Senior Living

Dear Donna, Last year, my father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. At first, our whole family chipped in to help, and we were able to work together as a team to provide care for him. Now, as things settle down and in to a routine, my...

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