If you’re hesitating to having finance talks with your aging parents, consider that this is just one more area where you can love and care for them – and while it’s not the easiest way to provide support, it is crucially important. Here are six finance talks to cover with your parents that will help … [Read more...] about Tough Conversations: 6 Finance Talks You Should Have With Aging Parents
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You’ve been monitoring the signs, and you’ve noticed your aging parents are losing weight, showing forgetfulness, and having a hard time keeping up their hygiene. They might have had a fall which sparked some concern about their safety at home. While the evidence may be clear to you that it’s time … [Read more...] about How to Move Parents to Assisted Living When They Are Resistant
We’ve all endured a lot in the last year. If you were already thinking about moving your senior parents closer to you, the extended time apart, wide-ranging health concerns, and a renewed passion for our closest relationships might have you considering moving your aging parents closer more and more … [Read more...] about 4 Important Benefits of Moving Your Aging Parents Closer to You
What time is the right time to move your loved one from their home to a new home in one of our communities? Sometimes, it's hard to know. Let's look at the differences between care at home and senior living in one of our communities. Care at Home Many people whose loved ones need a bit of assistance … [Read more...] about Home Care vs. Senior Living
At Ebenezer and Riley Crossing Senior Living, we believe the time to start talking about, exploring and even making the move to a senior living community is before you need it. It's true for so many reasons, but one of the most profound is one of Ebenezer's core values: dignity. All too often, … [Read more...] about Gradual Transition into Senior Living Offers Dignity and Increased Independence
We are pleased that federal and state officials have prioritized long-term care residents and their caregivers for early COVID-19 vaccinations. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is one of the best ways to protect those living in and receiving care in our communities. The news of a vaccine gives us … [Read more...] about Vaccination Administration to Begin Soon at Riley Crossing Senior Living
Learn 10 tips for warding off caregiver fatigue to help not only yourself but your loved one as well. If you are helping to care for a loved one, we at Ebenezer fully understand how physically, emotionally, and mentally draining that role can become. We’d also like to reassure you that you’re far … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Warding Off Caregiver Fatigue
Riley Crossing Senior Living has just taken home the top honor as being chosen for the Best in Senior Housing - Southwest Project of the Year for the MN Real Estate Journal 2020 Awards. Our community opened almost a year ago today in November 2019 and celebrated our Grand Opening in … [Read more...] about Riley Crossing Voted Best Senior Housing Project in Southwestern Minnesota
It's likely that you've seen news reports about how COVID-19 is hitting senior living communities where residents may be vulnerable to the disease. Because of that, you may be concerned about moving your loved one, or yourself, to one of our communities at this uncertain time. We get it, we've seen … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Move into Senior Living During COVID?
Approximately 85 percent of older adults have at least one chronic health condition, and 60 percent have at least two chronic conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For many older people, coping with multiple chronic conditions is a real challenge. Learning to … [Read more...] about What to do if my loved one has chronic care or enhanced care needs?