The Dining Experience at Saunders House

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Good food is one of life’s great pleasures.

According to the National Council on Aging, nutritional needs for seniors change over time. This means that dining options in senior living must be flexible enough to change with them. By coming to a deeper understanding of seniors’ needs, communities everywhere are serving healthier meals that appeal to the senior palate.   

Evaluating Dementia Warning Signs During The Holidays

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The holidays are here! For many families, this holiday season will be the first they’ve celebrated together in two years. Spending time with aging parents or loved ones? It’s the perfect opportunity to get a picture of their health and well-being – and identify any dementia warning signs.

It’s Okay To Need a Break from Caregiving Duties

Senior woman drinking tea with her caregiver

Family caregivers offer loved ones a helping hand whenever support is needed. They spend their days selflessly serving, all while asking for nothing in return. However, if they begin to deal with caregiver burnout, it may be time to care for themselves.

Why Short-Term Rehabilitation Is the Right Choice for Seniors

After a surgery, illness or accident, many seniors need additional time to recover and regain their strength and abilities. Since hospitals are set up to handle the immediate issue, patients are discharged and have to turn to other services in order to get back on their feet. Seniors can choose from a variety of different options, but short-term rehabilitation is generally considered to be the right choice for many reasons.

Having the Conversation: Long-Term Care for Aging Parents

One of the biggest worries adult children have is the safety of their parents as they age. We often think of this as an either-or situation – either Mom and Dad need help and need to move into long-term care, or they don’t. The truth is the need for long-term care can happen quickly. Challenges presented by advancing age, a prolonged illness or chronic condition can go from manageable at home to needing professional, long-term support now.