Assisted Living Today Blog

Helpful Bedroom Accessories for the Elderly


As we age the ability of our bodies to perform certain actions deteriorates, affecting people in terms of their physical and mental capabilities. However, one area in which many people do not immediately consider there to be a negative impact is the bedroom – even though getting in and out of bed, finding a comfortable […]

In-Home Care for Loved Ones: 3 essential skills


Across the nation there are approximately 12 million people that require some form of in-home care. Naturally, almost 70 percent of those people are over the age of 65. The key takeaway from this stat is that many of us may find ourselves in a situation where we will need to care for a loved […]

Spotlight on Caregivers of the Past Series


Comfort Keepers offers a great new resource for caregivers of the past. Comfort Keepers shines light on three caregivers that deserve particular attention for stand out experience.  These three women have shaped and molded the term “caregiving” into what it is today and Assisted Living Today wanted to shine light on their top notch work […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Kansas


Largely an agricultural state, Kansas lies an equal distance from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Hot summers and cold winters assure a year of changing seasons, and a variety of national parks, historic sites and both rural and urban living environments make Kansas a lovely place to retire. Senior care communities, from independent living to […]

Interview with Julia Soto Lebentritt


Julia Soto Lebentritt is a ‘lullabologist’ and the owner of Spontaneous Care Communications. She has spent her career recording, presenting and producing lullabies from the many cultures that make up our American society is commended for clarification of the lullaby as a genre and exploration of multicultural settings.  As an elder care case manager, bereavement […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Oregon


Oregon boasts one of the most diverse geographies of all the states of the U.S. The Cascade Mountains provide rugged, beautiful scenery. The Willamette Valley, home to Portland and bordering the coastline, includes rich, fertile farmland. Wherever you choose to retire in Oregon, you’re sure to look out on a beautiful view. An array of […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2013 ALTY Awards


We’ve got some big news! Winners for The 2013 ALTY Awards have been decided. You the voters have spoken and you’ve chosen this year’s best senior care and assisted living blog posts and articles from across eight different awards categories. And you spoke loudly, with almost 5,000 votes being cast over the course of the […]

What’s the Best Age to Start Thinking about Retirement?


Retirement is an important topic, especially as people get older. It may seem like worrying about retirement is only for older people; however, this is a common misconception. While most people can’t retire until they are in their sixties or seventies, thinking about retiring should start as soon as you start working. The government benefits […]

Announcing the 2013 ALTY Blog Awards


Welcome to the second annual Assisted Living Today Blog Awards, aka The ALTY Awards! The ALTY Awards is our annual blog awards event that honors the best articles and blog posts from across the assisted living and senior care industry from the past year. The way the ALTYs work is our panel of writers from […]

Announcing the “How Long Will We Live” Infographic


We’ve just released our latest infographic, “How Long Will We Live?” The infographic takes a look at human life expectancy and why we’re living longer and longer ever year, all due to advances in medicine, progressive technologies and leading healthier lifestyles. Imagine living until you’re 150 or even 1000 years old? Scientists say it’s not […]