skarnik on Feb 21st, 2020
Introduction It might seem like there isn’t much going on during the winter months in assisted living communities, but there are actually a lot of fun activities that you and your elderly loved one can participate in together. Whether you want to do some group activities together like taking dance and cooking lessons or you want to spend some quality time together in the privacy of your elderly loved one’s..
skarnik on Jan 24th, 2020
We know how tough, winters can get! With the cold, dreary weather, it’s no wonder that a lot of people get the winter blues in the aftermath of the holiday season. Elderly people in particular tend to be struck with feelings of loneliness and lethargy during this time of year. Most of these feeling stem from the fact that the cold brittle weather and icy conditions make it difficult for..
skarnik on Dec 23rd, 2019
And yes, there is indeed a right time! You might think that there’s no right time to move to assisted living in Brampton or that all retirement homes are the same, but that couldn’t be further than the truth. There are quite a few key telltale signs that it may be time for your or your elderly loved one to take the leap. Understandably, this is one of the most..
skarnik on Nov 29th, 2019
One of the many perks of living in a community! Adjusting to life in a new retirement home can be challenging for a lot of seniors who are used to living on their own or independently. That’s not to say that moving into a retirement residence means sacrificing your independence or your way of life, but it does mean that there are certain changes to which you’ll have to become..
skarnik on Oct 30th, 2019
Let them know that you're there for them Regardless of your age, moving out of a beloved home is always an emotionally difficult endeavour. Seniors who have been living in their homes for a number of years have an especially hard time because they have so many precious memories from their time there. Birthday parties, anniversaries, dinners, and gatherings with friends and family are just a few examples of the..
skarnik on Sep 27th, 2019
It is crucial to find a good fit! Entering into your golden years means there are a lot of significant changes on the horizon. Your kids are all grown and most likely have families and homes of their own, so you might find yourself spending more and more time alone at home. When you start to feel like your home is just too much to manage on your own or..
skarnik on Aug 29th, 2019
And there are plenty! Retirement living in Brampton is a great option for seniors who want to maintain their independent lifestyle while also receiving the day-to-day care they need. But there are a lot of misconceptions about retirement living that shouldn’t be mistaken for truth. Retirement should be a time to enjoy everything you’ve spent your whole life working for, so that you can relish in taking up new hobbies..
jennifer on Jul 31st, 2019
Assessing needs is vital in choosing the right fit Assisted living in Brampton can help your elderly loved one maintain the independent lifestyle they crave while also offering you the support and peace of mind you need to know that all of their daily needs are being met. Choosing the right retirement community for your elderly loved one can be overwhelming because you want to make sure that they’ll be..
skarnik on Jun 28th, 2019
We know that it is an uncomfortable conversation to have Convincing your parents to move into an assisted living or retirement home can be challenging and stressful—especially if you’re their primary caregiver and they don’t want to move. While their resistance is understandable (many seniors prefer to age in place), it’s not always in their best interest for them to continue living at home. Many families opt for assisted living..
jennifer on May 28th, 2019
Consider your options carefully Loneliness, lack of physical activity, and fighting to maintain independence are among the many issues that seniors vying to age in place (at home) face. Many of them believe that if they move into a retirement home, they’ll lose their sense of independence. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Contemporary retirement living communities in Brampton are committed to helping seniors uphold their preferred independent..