On Wednesday, May 25, 1,000 organizations across the country are coming together to help celebrate the 23rd Annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day. The holiday is considered the nation’s biggest health promotion event for elderly individuals. Senior Health and Fitness Day involves hospitals, health clubs, nursing homes, and senior living communities across the country, working to emphasize the importance of health and fitness in elderly individuals’ lives. Continue reading
For many, there’s no better time than now to become a senior. Compared to 1960, individuals who reach the age of 65 will live an average of 14.5 years longer. Unfortunately, for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, this isn’t always the case. Continue reading
Approximately 70% of Americans age 65 or older will require long-term care. At Singerly Manors assisted living facilities, we specialize in providing the support and eldercare many people need, in the comfort of independent senior housing. Many of our residents are perfectly able and capable of performing all, most, or some of their day-to-day functions on their own while others require a bit more attention and service. Continue reading
As the baby boomer generation ages, more and more individuals will need to start thinking about life after retirement. Research shows that seven out of 10 individuals over the age of 65 will need some sort of long-term care. Although the type of care they go on to receive will be based on their individualized needs, independent senior housing is typically a necessary and desirable option for many individuals. Continue reading
Nearly 70% of all Americans that climb above the age of 65 will need some form of long-term care. The signs start to show themselves gradually. First, you notice bruises from accidental falls that never were a problem before. Then, it’s small lapses in memory that result in missing an appointment, or forgetting to pay bills. Finally, your loved one is no longer able to take care of themselves at their previously held standards. These signs, and more, are indicative that your elderly loved one might be in need to eldercare services. Such kinds of assisted living care can provide safety and comfort for your elderly loved one, and peace of mind for friends and family. Continue reading
Your elderly loved one may be enjoying their independence in a senior living home, but the holidays can be a tough time to spend away from family. Nearly 70% of Americans will need care past the age of 65, and may find themselves in an assisted living facility during the holidays. If your loved one cannot leave their assisted living home, you can bring the holiday magic to them! Here are three ways to spread a little holiday cheer. Continue reading
While almost seven out of 10 Americans over the age of 65 will require some form of long-term care, the idea of entering an assisted living community can often be an emotional and difficult decision. But deciding to enter assisted living can help to improve the quality of life for not only the patient, but for their loved ones and caregivers.
Did you know that nearly seven out of 10 individuals over the age of 65 will eventually need long-term care? Assisted living centers are for individuals with all kinds of needs, as they provide the option of 24-hour, seven day a week care, with each assisted living facility offering unique services. However, for every individual thinking about entering eldercare, the assisted living cost often feels like a burden and a difficulty. Choosing an assisted living facility can be emotional enough, but combined with finding an affordable option, it can often feel impossible for families and loved ones to grapple with.
As the elderly population continues to age, a serious need for long-term care has arisen. While many seniors look to assisted living homes for support, assisted living isn’t a match for all seniors. Many seniors want to continue living independent lives at home, and considering seniors the age of 64 are living 14 years longer than they were in 1960, many are remaining independent for longer. For these individuals, adult day care may be the best option.
With more and more Americans entering their senior years, the need for affordable eldercare is now imperative. Currently, almost seven out of 10 elderly (age 65+) Americans will need eldercare or some other form of long term assisted living.