The prospect of downsizing can be a difficult one for seniors facing the move to assisted living. A lifetime of memories associated with possessions can be daunting to wade through for families and caregivers.
Long-Term Care #infographic A Comparison of Assisted Living vs Nursing Homes. But Don't write off independent living at home, because it can be a lot cheaper, and AARP says some 90% of seniors want to age-in-place in the familiar surroundings of their own home. At mhealthtalk.com, I write about various solutions for independent living, and many of the topics apply to assisted living as well.
This Ohio-based assisted living facility is artfully enabling its residents to relive their warm, youthful memories via its creative interior design. With three locations in Madison, South Russell, and Saybrook, The Lantern lays out its indoor centers to appear like the cozy neighborhoods of the 1940’s, with its hall carpets mimicking sidewalks and grass, interspersed with brick columns and street lamps.