Having the conversation with a parent to make the move into assisted living can be difficult, but is highly worthwhile to do ahead of time. When it comes to caring for your aging parents, procrastination isn’t the key—these 4 reasons are why you need to plan for senior living … [Read more...] about Helping Your Parents Plan for Senior Living Now
At Riley Crossing, our Memory Care assisted living provides a safe and welcoming space that will help you thrive in your golden years. While transitioning to assisted living can be difficult, these tips can help you to celebrate one season as it comes to a close, and welcome a new and exciting … [Read more...] about Making the Transition to Memory Care Easier
With so many options for senior care available, it can be difficult to navigate the seemingly endless resources to find the right fit for you or your loved one. At Riley Crossing, we offer a wide range of levels of care depending on the unique needs of each senior. 55+ Townhouses Our 16 … [Read more...] about Navigating Senior Care Options and Resources
The stages of dementia can be categorized as mild, moderate, and severe, however, this is mainly to provide a general idea of how abilities change and symptoms may progress over time. Although experiences within these stages can overlap, we provide the breakdown of symptoms at each stage and some … [Read more...] about Stages of Dementia
On Friday, January 10th we were so proud to welcome about 450 people to the Grand Opening of Riley Crossing. We had wonderful food and drinks, a hot chocolate bar, horse trolley rides, prize drawings, music, tours and more! It was such a fun event and our team did a wonderful job. If you weren't … [Read more...] about Grand Opening Fun!
When considering a transition into a senior living community, amenities are an important part of the decision process. Each independent living community offers a unique suite of amenities. Below you’ll find Riley Crossing’s offerings. What is Independent Living? Independent living refers to … [Read more...] about What Amenities Does Independent Living Offer?
This holiday season when families are all together, you may notice differences in mom or dad. Aging is difficult to see—especially in those you love. What are the signs of normal aging . . . of Alzheimer’s and other dementia? Can your parents or loved ones care for themselves without help? What … [Read more...] about Have you noticed anything different about mom?
If you have a loved one with dementia, it may hinder their ability to take care of themselves or cause them daily stress and anxiety. It can be overwhelming for them to complete tasks. Memory care assisted living can help improve quality of life and minimize daily stress. Riley Crossing Senior … [Read more...] about 5 Benefits of Memory Care for Dementia
Many older adults think about moving to a senior living community or have had talks with their family members about moving, but often have the feeling that they are ‘not ready.’ At Riley Crossing, we hear you. Just because you’re not ready now, doesn’t mean you can’t work on getting things in order … [Read more...] about How to Transition to a Senior Living Community [Free Checklist]
This blog comes from Marysue Moses, Ebenezer Dimensions Program Coordinator. Paranoia is one of the many possible challenges of dementia. It’s a blaming belief or suspiciousness that a person with dementia holds onto, despite explanations or lack of proof of this belief. Sometimes people with … [Read more...] about How to Behave Around Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s