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St George's Newest Independent & Assisted Living Community! Offering the Best Care and Finest Amenities in Southern Utah.

Why Your Ageing Parent(s) May Like Living In A Senior Living Community. Are you worried that your parent(s) won’t understand when you suggest they move into an assisted living community?

Why Your Ageing Parent(s) May Like Living In A Senior Living Community

Well, chances are your folks may like the idea. Senior living communities have changed significantly over the past few years. In fact, more and more seniors are preferring senior living communities over staying all by themselves. However, for someone who has little or no knowledge of senior living communities, understanding this can be a little difficult at the onset. Ranging from modest to luxurious ambiances, senior living communities don’t feel institutional at all today. Essentials of A Senior’s Diet - Sunbrook Assisted Living. We’ll all get old someday – it’s an inevitable fact of life.

Essentials of A Senior’s Diet - Sunbrook Assisted Living

However, ageing in a healthy way is important. As per the Pew Research Center, an estimated 79 million Americans will turn 65 this year (@ of 10,000 a day) landing us one of the largest senior populations in history. What’s more, by 2020, it is estimated that the size of the 50 and above population will double, impacting healthcare, civic organizations, and workplaces significantly.

With more American living longer and staying in the workforce longer, the ability to maintain mental accuracy and optimum health will affect the quality of life of seniors. 5 Immensely Helpful Gadgets for Seniors Living Alone. Most seniors prefer to age in their choice of homes for as long as possible.

5 Immensely Helpful Gadgets for Seniors Living Alone

As per Wikipedia, “One-third of American households are home to one or more residents 60 years of age or older. And, 90 percent of adults over the age of 65 report that they would prefer to stay in their current residence as they age.” While the desire for independence is totally human, it can become a recipe for worry for their adult children, who are away and concerned about their parents. What if they forget to take medicines? Fortunately, technology has made it possible to address many of the concerns that adults have about their ageing parents. The market today has a host of such gadgets designed to meet specific needs and suit different budgets. Useful gadgets for seniors Lively sensors – Lively uses a suite of small sensors to track activity.

TimeCap for pills – Various studies have shown that by the age of 70 years, an individual is taking an average of 12 medications a day. About the Author: Festive Fall & Happy Halloween! - Greetings!

Festive Fall & Happy Halloween! -

We had a great time last month during National Assisted Living Week! Each day was filled with excitement. We would like to thank everyone who participated and helped make these events special for our Residents. It’s finally fall and we are ready for a new variety of activities with this seasons change. Join us on Friday, October 30th for a Halloween Party at 2:00! How to Take Over With Ageing Parents Without Hurting Their Pride. As our parents age, they tend to become more intolerant to change.

How to Take Over With Ageing Parents Without Hurting Their Pride

As such, telling them that they’ll need to be taken care of all of a sudden, can be daunting. After all, you don’t want to hurt their sentiments. But, you don’t have a choice either. Recreational Activities For Your Parents - A Guide. To keep their residents engaged and happy, most assisted living facilities today, are taking a holistic approach to designing activities that allow seniors residents to stay connected to their interests.

Recreational Activities For Your Parents - A Guide

Seniors, just like any other age group, have the same basic needs for their life – to laugh, have fun, and live life to the fullest. Though their faculties and abilities diminish with age, their longing to enjoy the best of being human remains. Thus, the significance of activities at independent living facilities, or assisted living facilities cannot be underestimated. Besides, participating in carefully planned, meaningful activities has shown to help shield seniors against anxiety and depression which are the most common risks witnessed in long-term care living.

How to Take Over With Ageing Parents Without Hurting Their Pride. National Assisted Living Week - Greetings!

National Assisted Living Week -

What a fantastic month it has been! We enjoyed several activities and events throughout August. Baseball Party! - Greetings!

Baseball Party! -

What a great month it has been! We are excited to welcome our new residents into our community. July was an action packed month and we had a fantastic turn out at our Open House. We would like to thank everyone who participated in that event. For the month of August we are hosting an All Things Baseball Party. How To Choose Assisted Living Communities. There are many popular assisted living and retirement communities in Utah that offer an array of interesting activities and centers for retirees.

How To Choose Assisted Living Communities

Every year people come to St. George to visit and enjoy all of the available amenities. Grand Opening! - We officially opened for business TODAY!

Grand Opening! -

Our Grand Opening Celebration will be held this Saturday (July 18) from 11AM – 4PM. Come on out for some Free BBQ and live entertainment! 1 More Month! - We are getting close! Our construction continues to move along nicely. We’ve run into a few delays with our floor coverings which is pushing our opening date to July 6. Please stay tuned for further updates. We are currently working on all of the building finishes. Building Renderings - Are You Getting Excited?! - We are making great progress with our Construction! Our tentative opening date is still scheduled for JUNE 15. Please stay tuned for further updates. We are currently working on painting, floor coverings, and finish electrical, plumbing, & mechanical.

Getting Closer! - Questions to Ask When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility. By Stela (writer), , March 19, 2015 Life moves very fast. One minute you are playing ball with your friends the next minute you have a family, and then the inevitable happens your parents need your help. Life moves very fast. One minute you are playing ball with your friends the next minute you have a family, and then the inevitable happens your parents need your help.