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Safety Tips for Seniors by Season

Senior woman enjoying the snow with her grandchild.

As the seasons change, it’s important to prioritize your safety. To ensure seniors remain safe and healthy all year round, here are some care tips by season.  In spring, check expiry dates on medications, practice bathroom safety, and prepare for seasonal allergies. For summertime, stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and avoid the sun during peak hours. […]

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Can a Person with Dementia Sell Their House?

A silhouette of a senior person who is holding his head by his hand with a gesture of difficulty in remembering. When someone has dementia, they may not be able to make decisions or understand things in the same way that they used to

As we grow older, our bodies and minds change. For some people, these changes can include a condition called dementia, which affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behavior.  Receiving the diagnosis of dementia in a loved one can be a difficult and emotional experience. While symptoms such as misplacing objects or forgetting appointments may be […]

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How to Talk to Someone With Memory Loss

A photo of a senior man thinking with a yes or no answer. Asking questions that can be answered with “yes” or “no.”

The changes that come when someone begins forgetting things can lead to frustrations for the caregiver and the one suffering from memory loss. A memory care community is an excellent option for many older adults. But professional memory care isn’t an option for everyone, and it’s not ideal for everyone either. A loved one or […]

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How to Move a Parent with Dementia to Assisted Living

Father with dementia ready to move into a senior living community, son and daughter boxed father's things

Transitioning your parent from living at home to a senior living community can be a challenging process, especially if they struggle with cognitive impairments like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.  What’s important to remember, though, is that you don’t have to do it all on your own. Our team here at Tylers Mill Senior Living is […]

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When Only One Parent Needs Assisted Living: How to Give Support

Son carrying a steel walker and a senior man pushing his wife's wheelchair on the way to an assisted living community, back view shot

It’s no secret our parents tend to rely on each other as they grow older. Whether they’re helping the other move around, get dressed, clean up, or visit with friends and family, having a partner by their side throughout their life can be a significantly beneficial support system. However, as parents age, their needs might […]

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How To Talk to Someone With Short-Term Memory Loss?

a woman walks with a senior woman with memory loss in a park having a conversation

Someone with short-term memory loss may forget things they just said or did, which can be a natural part of aging. But it can also signal the early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. Senior living communities provide a wide range of memory care needs for people with dementia.  Short-term […]

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