Care Communities & Housing Category
Care Communities & Housing – Care communities and the services offered are confusing for caregivers to evaluate. Here you’ll learn about the different types of care communities available and the services provided. It is critically important for caregivers to understand the housing industry and aspects that are more favorable to the industry rather than in the best interests of the consumer. What are the minimum care standards and how to do make sure your loved one receives the best care possible?
Articles On The Website Library
Check out articles by Pamela written especially for family caregivers.
Assisted Living Spousal Relationships and Social Challenges
Couples living together in assisted living communities may have varying health and care needs. Additionally, assisted living spousal relationships reflect lifelong behavior patterns that may be challenging for care staff to understand. For this reason, care staff working in communities can lear...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Neighborhoods Over the Course of Life and Across Generations
Interview with Dr. Patrick Sharkey, Assistant Professor of Sociology, New York University(podcast 8:16 playing time)Click the Play button below to listen: Care Communities & Housing Category ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Listen
Moving a Loved One to a Retirement Community
Are you considering moving a loved one to a retirement community? Learn aspects to consider before making a decision. Press the play button below to listen to the audio. ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Listen
The Realities of Family Caregiving
Many young people I know have never stepped inside a nursing home. Yet our parents and grandparents have sickening visions of nursing homes that play in their minds like a horror movie especially when they think about getting older and the possibility that they might have to live in a nursing...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Do Older Adults in Assisted Living Decline Faster?
Many older adults move from their homes to assisted living communities because they're experiencing challenges remaining at home either physically or cognitively. Many move because adult children have been acting in the role of caregiver and the time required to support the care of parents b...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read