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Caring For Aging Parents Checklist

Caring for an aging parent is incredibly rewarding. It also can be stressful, expensive, and time-consuming. So we've put together a checklist to...

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April 24, 2019

What's the Cost of Assisted Living vs. In-Home Care?

Senior Living| Article

For those with a loved one who might need some extra help and living alone no longer seems like the best option, it can be difficult to evaluate whether assisted living or in-home care would be the best option. Whether the need is high, such as assistance with bathing, eating, medication, or the need is low, such as companionship, daily check-ups, or help preparing meals, either care option may be best. Many considerations impact the decision. From access to medical professionals to opportunities for meaningful social interactions, there’s a lot to take into account.

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April 02, 2019

What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing?

Senior Living| Article

All the options for senior living can be overwhelming for those trying to decide what’s best for a loved one. Each option has unique benefits designed for those with particular needs. Rest assured, from independent living to skilled nursing, there will be ideal services and amenities for your loved one.

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March 27, 2019

Understanding the Difference Between Assisted Living and Independent Living Facilities

Assisted Living| Independent Living| Article

When it’s time to start considering new living arrangements, either for yourself or for a loved one, it can be challenging to know which options are best. Plenteous options mean you’re spoiled for choice, but trying to determine what each offers can be overwhelming. The difference between assisted and independent living facilities is particularly confusing since many of their services overlap and some communities offer the ability to “age in place” with both independent and assisted living services available to all residents. In this post, we’ll dive into what’s similar between the two as well as the key differences that will help you make a good decision for yourself or your loved one.

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February 21, 2019

6 Signs It’s Time for Memory Care

Memory Care| Article

Because dementia develops gradually over time, and the symptoms vary widely from memory loss to disorientation to personality changes, dementia is a disease unlike many others. Different people experience different symptoms, and the symptoms develop at different rates. For this reason, it can be difficult for those with memory loss and their loved ones to know when they need the specialized help that memory care can provide. Loved ones may feel overwhelmed with increased care demands, but they’re often uncertain if the time is right for transitioning into a community specially designed for dementia. In this article, we’ll explore six signs it’s time for memory care.

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February 04, 2019

Weatherly Inn is Home: How Memory Care Brings Peace to Residents and Loved Ones

Memory Care| Resident Spotlight| Weatherly Inn Is My Home| Article

For Julie, the idea of moving her husband into a memory care community wasn't an easy decision. While she dedicated significant time serving as his caregiver, John was highly functional, and they weren’t sure that memory care would benefit him. But Julie wanted to be a wife to her husband, not a caregiver, so they decided to explore what memory care could offer.

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December 03, 2018

A Few of Our Favorite Things: Holiday Gratefulness

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‘Tis the season for thankfulness and good cheer! The holidays provide a perfect opportunity to reflect on the blessings of the year and what we’re grateful for. Here at Weatherly Inn, we’re taking time to appreciate our favorite things of the holiday season.

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November 14, 2018

The Benefits of Being Thankful + 5 Creative Ideas to Cultivate Gratitude

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Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite holidays. It’s filled with family, food, and festivities — what’s not to love? But there are more benefits to Thanksgiving than curling up by the fire and enjoying pumpkin pie. The time we spend reflecting on our gratitude can have positive impacts on our mental and physical health. Fortunately, unlike some of the other Thanksgiving fun, we don’t have to limit this impact to one day of the year. In this post, we’ll look at the benefits of gratitude and how you can cultivate it every day.

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October 24, 2018

Find Peace While Giving Care During the Holidays

Senior Living| Article

A caregiver’s work is never done. This is true year-round, but especially during the holiday season. You have your own traditions and events to work into the schedule — the decorating, card-sending, baking, religious services, holiday performances, the grandkids’ school programs . . . . The list is nearly endless. Additionally, you have all the holiday activities that your loved one wants to maintain and will need help. Schedules can become overly-full, and your energy can run low.

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September 27, 2018

Bringing Home into Assisted Living: A Guided Exercise

Senior Living| Article

Planning for a move into an assisted living community | A guided exercise through the three phases of transition.

Author William Bridges describes transition in his book, The Way of Transition, as first letting go of how things used to be, and then taking hold of the new. He describes that “in between the letting go and the taking hold again, there is a chaotic but potentially creative “neutral zone” when things aren’t the old way, but aren’t really a new way yet either. This three-phase process—ending, neutral zone, beginning again—is transition.”

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