Assisted living can greatly benefit you and your loved ones, resulting in a happier, healthier life for seniors and peace of mind for their families. To learn more about how assisted living can help your family, keep reading.
For many seniors with memory problems such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, special memory care and attention is needed to keep them healthy and safe. Living alone can increase risk of injury due to forgetfulness or disorientation, causing their families to worry. Assisted living facilities, however, understand the special needs of seniors with memory problems, and provide not only a safe environment but also consistent monitoring of their condition and specialized care to help increase mental capacity and enjoyment of life.
An assisted living facility will ensure that your loved one receives regular, nutritious meals that they do not have to prepare or clean up. They will also benefit from participation in specially-designed exercise and wellness programs provided by the knowledgeable staff at the facility. Families can rest easy knowing their loved ones are receiving proper nutrition, monitoring of medication to ensure proper dosage, and regular exercise to keep them healthy and active whenever possible.
It’s important for seniors to maintain positive connections with others. Many seniors living alone or with family aren’t able to socialize, and may start to feel alone and depressed. In an assisted living facility, however, your loved one will benefit greatly from numerous opportunities to socialize, such as meals, exercise, or group activity. Socialization not only fosters feelings of community, connection, and self-worth, it also keeps the aging mind healthy and active.
At Governor’s Glen, your loved one will experience an inviting, compassionate community in which to live. They will receive the special attention and care they need while maintaining a happier and healthier lifestyle. To learn more about us, visit us online or call (678) 954-2372 today.