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Top Assisted Living Facilities in Virginia

From mountains to beaches to quiet countryside and bustling cities, Virginia offers a wide range of living environments. Within those choices are a host of assisted living and senior care facilities, offering independent, assisted living and specialized nursing care for residents with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other advanced health issues. Some of the facilities on this […]

Assisted Living Today Weekly Roundup

We’re two weeks into the New Year–have you been sticking with your resolutions? According to StatisticBrain, nearly half of all Americans (45%) make resolutions and only about 8% successfully live those resolutions. But just two weeks in, about 71% are still working at them! You can do it! Here at Assisted Living Today, we resolve […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Alabama

Alabama is a great state for seniors, thanks to its warm climate, laid-back residents and welcoming communities. With mild winters, plenty of access to recreational activities (including miles of beachfront) and a host of inviting assisted living facilities to choose from, seniors who choose Alabama for their golden years can maintain active, healthy lifestyles for […]

Seniors: Don’t Settle for Less Sleep!

It doesn’t take a room full of researchers to tell you that if you don’t sleep well, you don’t feel well. And yet, many people drag on day after day with insufficient sleep, thinking, “I’m getting older, I guess this is part of it.” A lack of sleep is not something you should just accept […]

Getting Organized: Important Documents for Caregivers and Families

If you’ve ever had your wallet stolen, you know how convenient it is to have a photocopy of the important contents: your credit cards, driver’s license, insurance cards. You might know how inconvenient it is to NOT have those items copied. You’re suddenly sifting through old bills, files and paperwork to make the calls and […]

Indus-Tool TT Toasty Toes Ergonomic Heated Footrest Review

Cold feet often equals a cold body. And as we age, circulation problems, wounds, complications from diabetes and other issues bring on eternally cold feet. The Indus-Tool TT Toasty Toes Ergonomic Heated Footrest can bring warmth back to your feet, your ankles, slowly warming up your body. The footrest delivers radiant heat through a 90-watt […]

Keys U See Large Print U.S. English USB Wired Keyboard

Like keys to an automobile, keyboard keys are crucial to find freedom online or to type a letter or other document. But as a person’s eyesight diminishes through macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts or other eye ailments, using a keyboard turns frustrating. The Keys U See Large Print Wired Keyboard has helped many with deteriorating eyesight […]

Spotlight on The Gardens at Westlake

This spotlight will focus on The Gardens at Westlake, an assisted living community located in Westlake, Ohio, an affluent suburb of Cleveland. The facility is near major roadways including Interstate Highways 80, 90 and 480, which makes it ideal for those with family throughout Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, and Summit counties. This also makes for easy […]

Clarity Amplified Photo Phone Review

The telephone is often a lifeline to the outside for an elderly person living alone at home. But often its small buttons become hard to push; remembering important numbers becomes a chore. The Clarity Amplified Photo Phone is designed to help aging users continue to rely on their telephone for connection and emergencies by making […]

The Benefits of Reminiscence Therapy for Seniors

For both the elderly and their caregivers, the ailments and struggles that come with aging shadow a more carefree, happy past. We’re busy focusing on medication management, installing new handles in the shower or researching assisted living facilities. As dementia, Alzheimer’s or other cognitive issues strengthen their grip on a loved one, many feel as […]