Entries by Oxbow Author

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 […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Assisted Living

To this day, elders sometimes want to keep their current home and living arrangements just the way they are. However, their homes or the lack of assistance can become unsafe for an aging person. Such a predicament is often the reason why families decide to choose assisted living to make sure that their aged loved […]