Paramount Senior Living Blog

Benefits of Moving to a Senior Living Community

While you may have your own large, beautiful home, you may have noticed that it is empty more often than not since your adult children have moved out on their own. You may have also noticed the keeping up with all the housework, landscaping, and home maintenance has become more difficult. With these realizations, you may be wondering if it is time for you and your spouse to move into a senior living community. Continue reading

What are Ways to Celebrate Holidays in Senior Living Communities?

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The holidays are a time when folks come together to celebrate traditions. And, while many seniors who reside in a senior living community will spend time with their loved ones this holiday season, there are many residents who choose to stay put. We have found, nearly 50 to 80 percent of senior citizens choose to stay within their senior living community over the holidays. That number jumps to nearly all residents whom require some sort of memory care.
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Proper Nutrition for Senior Living

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At every age, we have specific nutritional needs. Newborn babies require calcium to build their bones and teeth. Teenagers eat a healthy balance of fats, carbs, and proteins to maintenance energy and growth. Middle-aged men and women begin to supplement nutrients – like Omega-3’s and Vitamin D – to help maintain heart health and the loss of bone density.
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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Growing older has its ups and downs. With age, you may grow a bit wiser and have a little more wiggle room financially to do things you couldn’t do when you’re younger – Venice, Italy – need we say more.

Then there are times you realize you are taking more and more breaks cutting the lawn or that sticky notes have increasingly become part of your kitchen’s decor. We will all suffer from the occasional “senior moment”. But when are “senior moments” more than just that? Continue reading

Ask These Questions When Choosing a Memory Care Community

Whether your loved one is currently residing in an assisted living community, or they are still living independently, if the need arises for memory care in an assisted living setting, you’ll want to know as much as possible about the care centers you and your loved one are considering. There are several types of questions you should ask as you explore your different options: Continue reading

Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

If you’re looking into long-term living options and wondering which environment to choose, you’ll want to understand the similarities and differences between skilled nursing care and assisted living or personal care communities near you. Knowing what these two options offer will help you assess which one is best for you at this point in your life.
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Ease the Transition to Assisted Living with These Tips

When our loved ones get to the point that they can no longer take care of themselves or live entirely on their own, assisted living communities or retirement homes are often on the list of possible options for living and appropriate care. Making the move from independent living to an assisted living facility can be very emotionally difficult for both you and your loved one. There are a few great ways to make this transition a bit less overwhelming and somewhat natural for everyone involved. Continue reading

What To Look for in a Senior Living Community

If you’re beginning to research senior living communities near you, you probably have a set of criteria to help you select the perfect place to settle in. If you aren’t sure exactly what you should look for in a top-notch local senior living community, there are a few attributes that should be non-negotiable if the community is going to meet all of your needs and expectations: Continue reading