Month: March 2021
A Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC may be a new term for you, especially if you have been recently considering senior community options for yourself or a loved one. If you need the “411” on CCRC living, look no further! Our team at United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen has put together a crash… Continue reading The Basics of CCRC Living
Many families initially choose to deal with a parent’s dementia in their home. Over time, it can become overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Not to mention, too much stress can be harmful to both you and your senior loved one. Our team at United Methodist Communities HomeWorks has… Continue reading 4 Stress Management Tips for Dementia Caregivers
It’s natural to experience a decrease in appetite as we age, but it’s very important that older adults eat a balanced diet and receive adequate nutrients every day. Certain medical conditions, medications and mobility issues can also interfere with seniors’ appetites. It’s essential to be able to recognize the signs of undernutrition, especially if your… Continue reading How to Spot Seniors with Undernutrition
It’s important to maintain balance and strength as we age and become more prone to falls. By performing the right exercises each day, seniors can improve balance and strength in order to maintain great posture and feel more confident when walking anywhere. United Methodist Communities HomeWorks has put a list together of senior exercises to… Continue reading At-Home Exercises to Improve Senior Strength and Balance
If you’ve recently been admitted to the hospital and will need short-term or long-term care after your hospital stay, there are several options depending on your circumstances and the level of care required. Whether you’ve just had surgery and will need assistance with medications, changing bandages, and light chores around the house for a few… Continue reading What Are Your Care Options After a Hospital Stay?