No one said being a caregiver was going to be easy, but it can be very rewarding work if you enjoy caring for others. The demands of being a caregiver can be high and sometimes you may need to reach out to others for moral support. Here are some tips we came up with to help you.
The holidays are a joyous time at StoryPoint Senior Living. Our chefs craft treats for residents to enjoy and share amongst our community. We’re so excited about our holiday recipes that we felt compelled to share some of our favorite holiday cookie recipes. Check them out below.
When deciding on an assistance program for your senior loved one, it may be hard to find a place to start. With so many choices available, navigating at-home care and live-in options can easily become a challenge. While both types of senior assistance have their benefits, it’s key that you find the right fit for your loved one’s needs.
It’s time for you to retire, so that means fun and relaxation. The small town feel with lots to do is what awaits you in Kalamazoo County. Festivals, art shows, museums and more are available for you to experience. Find out what Kalamazoo County has to offer during your retirement years.
Asking for help is never an easy task, but sometimes the signs are right in front of us. Although you may want to care for your loved one at home, it can reach a point where additional help is needed. Here are some signs to recognize your loved one may require assisted living. Memory Problems […]
Senior living communities offer a variety of services and amenities for seniors at all stages of life. Before choosing a community, it’s important to understand your options and choose the right level for your needs. Here’s a breakdown of the different options to help you make your decision. Remain Independent with Independent Living If you’re […]
Independent Living is perfect for highly independent seniors requiring minimal assistance. But what happens when a resident’s needs begin to grow? There are numerous other living options available for seniors to maintain their independence, while receiving the care choices that they need. Here’s how to tell when your loved one should transition from Independent Care to another care option.
Finding the right assisted living community for your loved one can be difficult. With so many options available, it is important to check out several communities to determine which will make your loved one the happiest and healthiest. Here are a few questions to ask when visiting an assisted living community to help you both make a decision.
As you begin getting ready for your move into senior living, you may be a bit confused on what to pack. While your new senior apartment will have plenty of space, there’s just no way you can bring everything in your current home. Here are some tips to help you determine what to bring with […]
Have you been putting off talking to your parents about moving into an assisted living community? Having this discussion with your mom or dad can be a scary task however, as your parents age, this conversation may become necessary. Here’s a few signs that your loved is ready for assisted living to help you determine the right time to talk.
Odds are, your senior family member hasn’t moved away from their home in many years. As you begin to help him or her prepare to transition into an assisted living community, it’s important to know what to pack. Here’s a helpful checklist for what your loved one should bring when moving to assisted living. Get […]
Have you made the decision to move into a senior living community? As you begin to pack, you may find it difficult to know exactly what to bring. Make sure you are prepared for your big move with this pre-moving checklist from StoryPoint.
Not sure what type of senior living community is right for you? Between independent living, enhanced living, assisted living and memory care, it can be difficult choosing the appropriate community for your needs. Choose your perfect community with help from StoryPoint.
Deciding when to transition your loved one to an assisted living community is not a task taken lightly. While you and your senior may wish to stay at home forever, assisted living communities could be the smarter and safer choice. StoryPoint is here to help you learn how to spot some of the signs that your senior is ready for assisted living.
Moving an older family member into a new place can be difficult, however it is the right thing to do if you are worried about their safety and well-being. Assisted living and memory care options are available to help make the process easier. StoryPoint helps ease the burden by teaching you what to look for in an assisted living or memory care community.
Has your mother or father decided to make the move to an independent or assisted living community? At StoryPoint we make sure you have everything that you’ll need to know to make the transition into their new home.