Adele Lund

Waiting Lists at Assisted Living Communities

Waiting Lists at Assisted Living Communities

Waiting lists at assisted living communities can be a great tool to use as you consider a future move to a senior community. Because each senior community will have their own waiting list policy, it’s important to ask the right questions so you clearly understand the variations.

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The Arboretum Senior Community in Menomonee Falls, WI

How Care for Older Adults Has Changed

Years ago when an elder faced declining health, there were typically two options: 1) move in with one of their children to get the care they needed, or 2) went to a nursing home. How care for older adults has changed can be seen today in the typical stay for someone in a nursing home. It is counted more in days or months, not years. So why has it changed so much? Because of assisted living care.

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Should Aging Adults Live at Home

Should Aging Adults Live at Home?

Should aging adults live at home? The vast majority of our elders want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, but when is living at home not the best option? Let’s explore 4 questions to ask if an aging loved one lives at home.

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Meaningful Conversations With Someone Who Has Dementia

Meaningful Conversations With Someone Who Has Dementia

I presented a webinar for individuals across the country on the subject of how to have a meaningful conversation with someone with dementia. When we ran out of time, attendees were asked to submit their questions so I could respond to them individually. I’d like to share a few of them with you in hopes that they add to your understanding as well.

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senior living Milwaukee, WI

Senior Apartment vs Independent Retirement Community

An understanding of the difference between a senior apartment and an independent retirement community will help you to make the right decision for both the short and long term. For many seniors, the right setting can provide an exciting opportunity to continue enjoying retirement to the fullest.

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senior living Milwaukee, WI

7 Signs It’s Time to Consider Senior Living

How do you know that it is time to consider a move to a senior community? You pay attention to the signs. We’ve compiled 7 signs it’s time to consider senior living. If you’ve noticed some of these warning signs, it may be time to have an honest conversation about senior care options.

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Talking to Parents About Changing Their Living Situation

While there is certainly no right or wrong way to have a conversation out of concern for your parent’s welfare, there are a few tips that may make the discussion flow more smoothly. What follows are a few ideas of how to talk to your parents about changing their living situation to help you approach the interactions in a way that helps you and your parents to find common ground and begin to move forward.

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