Category: Moving to Assisted Living

Words to Say To a Loved One Who Has Lost Their Independence

Phrases meant to encourage may have an opposite effect if they’re mistimed or misinterpreted. This can be especially true if your loved one has recently had a life-altering medical incident that has left them unable to care for themselves. Here’s some inspirational words you can use to help encourage a loved one who may have

Read the full article »

FAQ: How Assisted Living Can Benefit Your Loved One

With each year, there are new opportunities to create treasured memories with the people that are close to your heart. However, the passage of time can also bring obstacles for your aging loved ones. The possibility of injuries, accidents, and isolation present potential threats to their well-being and overall health. To combat these key concerns,

Read the full article »

What You Can Do To Help Prevent Memory Loss

With each passing year, there is new opportunities to make treasured memories with your family. However, if your loved one is having difficultly remembering past events and names, it may be a sign of a larger problem. Last year, an estimated 5.4 million Americans suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. From this, 5.2 million cases were in

Read the full article »

What You Can Do During National Bath Safety Month

With the arrival of January comes the beginning of National Bath Safety Month. More than one in three seniors over the age of 65 fall each year and, from this, 80 percent of those falls occur in the bathroom. Due to the multitude and instability of bathroom surfaces, it is important for the security of

Read the full article »

When to Consider Moving Your Loved One to a Nursing Home

Moving your elderly loved ones to a nursing home is never an easy decision to make. However, there are a lot of benefits both for you and for your aging parents or grandparents.  Choice Health Management is here to help you and your loved ones make the transition easy. Here are some things you need

Read the full article »

How to Tour an Assisted Living Facility

There are several major life decisions that we often make at different stages of our life including who to sit next to on the bus, where to go to college, who to marry, where to buy a home and how many kids to have.  Another life-changing decision is what assisted living community to bring your

Read the full article »

Taking the Stress Out of Moving to Assisted Living Facility

Moving at any time in your life is stressful, but it is especially stressful for an aging loved one.  There are many emotions tied to leaving their home, depending on family and an assisted living staff, and in most cases, downsizing.  However, there are ways you can help.  In honor of Stress Awareness Month, the

Read the full article »

Dealing with the Emotions of Moving a Loved One to an Assisted Living Facility

Moving a loved one to an assisted living facility can be hard on the whole family.  Whether you had to make this decision due to a drastic change in health or a planned move agreed upon by all family involved, feelings of guilt, grief or judgement can become a big problem.  At Choice Health Management,

Read the full article »

How to Encourage Your Loved One to Move to Assisted Living

Are you worried about your aging loved one living at home independently and wish to move them into assisted living, but they don’t agree?  We understand that the decision can be incredibly difficult for many families, especially if the aging loved one is resisting what the family recommends.  Here are gentle ways to help your

Read the full article »