Tag: assisted living

Senior Caregivers: How To Tell Family You Can’t Anymore

How do you tell family that you can’t be a senior caregiver anymore? How do you manage feelings of guilt? No matter the reason, when you’ve decided that you can’t continue to be a senior loved one’s caregiver, it can be a difficult situation and an emotional challenge. There is also the practical matter of […]

Practical Considerations When Seniors Move to Assisted Living

Moving to assisted living is a major life transition that naturally can seem daunting to seniors and their families. However, approaching this move with positivity and proper planning can make all the difference. To help break it down, we’ve compiled some practical considerations for when seniors move to assisted living.   Downsizing. After a long […]

Debunking Myths About Assisted Living

If you or your senior loved one needs a little help with daily activities, assisted living communities are an excellent solution. They allow seniors to remain independent in a professionally managed community setting. Assisted living offers seniors an ideal balance between independence and connection with community. Unfortunately, there are a lot of outdated and misunderstood […]

Memory Care Community in Portland, OR

Choosing the Right Memory Care Community

At Helping Hands for Seniors, we understand how difficult it is to watch a loved one struggle with memory loss and suffer from cognitive decline. A diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can come along with a lot of decisions, throughout the entire progression of the disease. This often includes choosing a memory care facility. […]

Assisted Living for Seniors in Portland, OR

8 Tips to Help Your Senior Loved One Transition to Assisted Living

Moving into assisted living is a big life change for seniors and, of course, can be intimidating. While there’s no way to completely ease worries with this type of move, there are some ways to help your senior loved one transition to assisted living.   Make sure you pick an assisted living facility that’s a […]

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