Month: June 2021
For many people, the realization that their senior parent needs long term care services may come as a shock. Oftentimes, coming to this realization elicits an urgency to transition mom or dad to long term care as soon as possible. Thus making this more emotionally challenging for both you and your loved one. However, it… Continue reading Does My Senior Parent Need Long Term Care?
Are you a dedicated family caregiver who needs a break from caregiving in order to recharge, travel for work, or to take a family vacation? Or is your senior loved one interested in trying out a senior living community before committing to making the move OR before making this important commitment? If you answered yes… Continue reading What is Respite? How Does it Work at Bristol Glen?
Namaste! Did you know that today is the International Day of Yoga? What better way to celebrate than practicing some fun yoga poses in the comfort of your own home? The following exercises, recommended by our in-home caregivers in NJ, are low-impact and easy for most independent seniors to follow. Seniors who engage in yoga… Continue reading International Day of Yoga: 5 Easy Poses for Seniors
Until recently, older adults had to move from one location to the next in order to receive the care they need during specific times in their lives. Fortunately, with continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) and assisted living communities becoming more common, people have more choices when considering the move to a senior community. Many people… Continue reading What’s The Difference Between a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) and Assisted Living?
If someone you loved has been diagnosed with dementia, you may be starting to think about memory care neighborhoods. Although dementia can start off slowly, it often progresses into something more serious. People with dementia struggle to live alone as their condition develops. Professional memory care neighborhoods are equipped with the necessary safety measures to… Continue reading The Types of Dementia Explained