Essential Advice for Healthy Aging in Oregon

As we gracefully transition into the golden phase of our lives, prioritizing a healthy and fulfilling existence becomes paramount. For seniors in Oregon, a state renowned for its natural beauty and vibrant communities, adopting a lifestyle that nurtures physical, mental, and emotional well-being is essential. This blog goes into tailored advice for seniors in Oregon, … Read more December 27, 2023

Downsizing to Independent Living

For many seniors, when the house feels too big or the maintenance becomes too much to deal with, it’s time to consider downsizing to Independent Living.

Dex January 10, 2023

Adult Foster Care Home is New Home

An adult foster care home can be an ideal solution for an elderly family member. Mrs. R is a 93-year old woman who has lived in Beaverton, OR with her 70-year old son for several years. Her son “E” loves his mother and was a good caregiver for her, but at the same time he wanted to retire and be a snowbird part of the year. He was conflicted about what to do about his mother. She is a lovely woman who needs assistance showering and help in and out of a back brace in the morning and evening. She is also legally blind and needs help with medication administration. Her son felt uncomfortable helping his mother with her shower, so would ask his sister to come over and assist…

“E” contacted us and asked what would be good senior living options for his mother. We talked about assisted living and adult foster care. Mrs. R has a pleasant personality but is not very social around a lot of people, and since she can’t see well she does not participate in card games, board games, and the like. She feels more comfortable in a small setting. For this reason, we ruled out assisted living and decided to concentrate on adult foster care homes in the Beaverton area.

5 Tips for Communicating With Someone Who Has Dementia

How do you communicate with someone who has dementia? [su_row class=”genRow”][su_column size=”1/2″] There’s nothing more challenging than caring for a loved one with dementia. People with dementia have a brain disorder that makes them incapable of remembering things, thinking clearly or communicating with their friends and family. They are also prone to mood swings and … Read more November 14, 2016