Talk to Local Advisor for Free 866-567-2055

Author Archive: Kimberley Fowler

Kimberley Fowler is a writer and editor dedicated to improving seniors' lives through education, activism, volunteerism and community programs. Her other passions include yoga, literature, history, education and conservation. She is active in her local community and currently volunteers with the Hamilton Naturalists' Club. Kimberley earned a Master of Arts in English Literature and Language from the University of Windsor, an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto. View Kimberley's website or connect with her on Twitter @kimsfow and LinkedIn.

Top 10 Assisted Living Designs to Prevent Falls in Seniors

Top 10 Assisted Living Designs to Prevent Falls in Seniors
Falls are a huge concern for seniors, their caregivers and senior living professionals. Chris Williams is one such professional as a certified personal trainer who has been working with seniors in their assisted living communities and homes for over 17 years in Naples, Florida. During
Continue Reading →

New Poll Shows Benefits of Companionship for Seniors in Senior Living

New Poll Shows Benefits of Companionship for Seniors in Senior Living
The link between chronic loneliness and mental and/or physical health problems is not new — being lonely increases a person’s mortality risk while also reducing their cognitive and mobility skills. The companionship offered in senior living communities can protect against loneliness a
Continue Reading →

CDC Updates Report on Assisted Living Communities and Residents

CDC Updates Report on Assisted Living Communities and Residents
Earlier this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its report on assisted living communities to give families, senior care providers and other stakeholders more information about assisted living communities, residents and the care they receive in the United States. Read
Continue Reading →

10 Tips to Help Your Parent Adjust After a Move to Assisted Living

Tips to Help Your Parent Adjust After a Move to Assisted Living
A move to assisted living can cause feelings of trepidation. It’s an adjustment for everyone, but for some seniors, it can be more difficult than others. Your support during this process is important to reduce feelings of abandonment, anxiety and loneliness and help ease your parent’s
Continue Reading →

How to Tell If Your Senior Loved One Is Getting Superior Care in Assisted Living

How to Tell If Your Senior Loved One Is Getting Superior Care in Assisted Living
When a parent or senior loved one first moves to an assisted living community, it’s natural to worry about their adjustment and whether or not they are getting superior care. Read our tips on how you can assess their level of care in assisted living and what to look for if you’r
Continue Reading →

How to Identify and Mitigate Loneliness in Assisted Living

How to Identify and Mitigate Loneliness in Assisted Living
Do you wish you had stronger social connections with family and friends? According to Psychology Today, social connections are the most important factor in someone’s happiness. Unfortunately, some parents and senior loved ones in assisted living communities lack these enriching connec
Continue Reading →

5 Assisted Living Conversation Starters

5 Assisted Living Conversation Starters
Even those who have communicative and open relationships with their parents can find it hard to start conversations about their parent’s ability to take care of themselves. You and your parent may both know they would benefit from moving into assisted living, but the thought is often
Continue Reading →

Assisted Living: An Age-Friendly Health System

Assisted Living: An Age-Friendly Health System
Our current healthcare system in the United States if often overcrowded and under-supported, with most hospitals and short-stay facilities focused on one primary goal: to move patients along as quickly as possible. While our current systems may focus on efficiency, they lack success w
Continue Reading →

Celebrating the Holidays With Seniors in Assisted Living

Celebrating the Holidays With Seniors in Assisted Living
For many of us, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year with family gatherings and festive events to look forward to. However, for seniors in assisted living or those in isolation, the holidays may not be as enjoyable. Learn more about how to bring holiday cheer to y
Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Moving Into Assisted Living Early

The Benefits of Moving Into Assisted Living Early
When choosing a retirement community for yourself, a parent or senior loved one, there are a lot of factors to consider. Ensuring current health needs are met is important, but will the senior living community be able to meet future health needs as well? Learn more information about c
Continue Reading →

×

Request Info to View Pricing

Get Expert Advice. Compare Costs & Services.

By clicking Get Pricing!, you agree to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy. You also consent that we, or our partner providers, may reach out to you using a system that can auto-dial; however, you do not need to consent to this to use our service.