Entries by Oxbow Author

The Five Things All Facilities for Alzheimer’s Should Provide

Alzheimer’s disease is affecting more people, especially with the baby boomer population now in their later adulthood years. In fact, someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds and about 500,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease will be diagnosed in the United States this year.   With these staggering statistics in mind, the need […]

Continuing Care vs Independent Living for Senior Housing Options

Many people might may get confused about the difference between continuing care and independent living for seniors. Well, it is best to know about both senior housing options to be able to determine which one would suit the needs of your senior loved one.     Continuing Care Retirement Communities   These are retirement communities with accommodations […]

Planning for Long-Term Care in Advance

You know that you’re going to grow old. But you’ll never know when or if chronic illness might hit. This puts an emphasis on the importance of planning for long-term care.   It’s important to have assisted living in mind even before you completely lose your mobility or that your sickness keeps you from living […]

How a New Study Is Looking at Diabetes Drugs and Alzheimer’s

Many assisted living centers now have facilities for Alzheimer’s patients. These are centers that provide specialized care for elderly individuals who have memory-related issues. While looking after the health and welfare of such individuals is important, equally important is the medication they receive.   Recently, a new study found that patients who suffered from both […]

Assisted Living Facilities – Sorting Marketing from Reality

Having and maintaining independence is important. This is especially true when you’re in the twilight years of life. This independence is constantly being threatened by chronic illness or the body’s natural response to aging.   Fortunately, there are hundreds of facilities spread all throughout the country that allow the elderly to maintain some form of […]