Medical care, housing, and financial well-being are all aspects of life that contribute to being in a peaceful state of mind. If these things are uncertain, there is no way to be at peace in life. An elder care attorney can help you navigate these aspects, as they are specially trained in transitions in aging.
It is estimated that over 50 percent of older American adults are malnourished. Multnutrition is harmful at any age, but especially devastating in the elderly because it can lead to increased immunity weakness, bone density weakness, muscle weakness, and therefore falling.
Did you know that one out of five Seniors will be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days from initial discharge? That’s a scary statistic! Usually the culprit is lack of care and support once they return home. Here are some ways you can help your loved one stay on track and avoid readmissions:
Eating a balanced diet is one of the biggest influencers of health. As we age, the body’s physical needs change. Many seniors have lower caloric needs due to decreased physical activity. So, how can seniors achieve daily nutrient requirements, and stay low cal?
One thing we are reminded of daily in our work as Senior Living Concierges is that people age at different rates and the rate of aging is never consistent even within an individual’s experience. We have helped families whose loved ones were able to prepare for a move to an assisted living community over a time frame of a few months. We can carefully take our time to explore options and decide.