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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 Unfortunately, there are a lot of outdated and misunderstood […]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 […]

When is the Right Time to Move to Assisted Living?

When Is It Time to Consider Assisted Living in Portland, OR? Helping Hands for Seniors Can Assist When the Time Is Right As a family member, it can be difficult to know when the time is right to place your loved one in an assisted care facility. Depending on your level of responsibility, you may […]

Long Term Senior Care in Portland, OR

15 Tips For a Successful Conversation About Long Term Senior Care

Talking about the transition to senior living can be a challenging subject whether you’re considering it for yourself, or you need to bring it up to a family member. Here are 15 tips to foster a healthy, successful conversation about long term senior care:   Prepare beforehand and do your homework. Before you broach the […]

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