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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

Downsizing is a common practice for seniors. Whether you’re moving into a senior living residence or you just need a smaller house to care for, sorting through those items accumulated over a lifetime can be a difficult experience. Today, we’ll give you some tips on the best way to determine which items to keep and how to choose which things you can live without. Get help. Packing and moving is a huge job for anyone. Enlist family members to help, or use a moving service, Continue reading →

Tips for Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia

Living with dementia is a difficult challenge, and it’s especially difficult on the caregivers, many of whom devote hours to care for a loved one with progressing dementia. For family member caregivers, this affects all aspects of our lives, causing many to adjust their employment status or to sacrifice time with their children or grandchildren. Today, we’ll talk about some of these challenges and give you some valuable tips for managing the difficult task of caring for a family member with dementia.  Become empowered through Continue reading →

Talking to Your Aging Parents About Assisted Senior Living

Steep, narrow stairs and other physical dangers, isolation and loneliness, forgetfulness – these are some of the many reasons why it may be time for your aging parent to consider the move to assisted senior living. For you, the decision is easy, but your parents may be resisting the change. Having the conversation about moving to assisted senior living can sometimes be daunting. This is normal. In fact, most adults categorize their aging parents as “stubborn” when it comes to important life decisions, making that Continue reading →

The Value of Companion Animals in Senior Assisted Living

As we begin to foresee the need for assisted senior living, one of the most devastating thoughts for many is being forced to give up a beloved pet. Pets bring so much to our lives, with unconditional love and constant companionship, that just the thought of being without them can be just terrible. Thankfully, many assisted living facilities today, including Ashbridge Manor, are pet-friendly senior living accommodations, where you or your loved one can make a seamless transition into the new lifestyle without giving up Continue reading →

New Trends in the Assisted Living Lifestyle

Senior care has come a long way over the past few decades. What used to be thought of as a place to sit and while away your years playing bingo is now a center of wellness, active lifestyles, and learning. Today, we’ll talk about a few of the newest trends in assisted living that have shifted the paradigm for senior care. Technology. Although today’s technology might seem a bit alien to many seniors, new technologies are being developed every day that improve the quality of Continue reading →

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“We thank you and your staff for all you folks have done to make Dad’s living with you so enjoyable. We appreciate your extra efforts above and beyond the normal to make sure that he is always safe, well fed not left alone and encouraged to be involved in your community. Thanks for your buddy system, excellent housekeeping and all the additional medical and other services that are in place for your residents. We highly recommend Ashbridge to everyone looking for the BEST in retirement Continue reading →