Braving those cold icy storms is no easy feat for anybody, but hazardous winter outdoor conditions can be particularly dangerous for older adults. In fact, statistics indicate that up to 35% of older adults worldwide suffer a major fall each year, and the risk of suffering a fall is significantly … [Read more...] about Winter Slip and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
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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!
You’re doing what any good person would do, trying to keep tabs on a loved one who’s growing older. You’re afraid to broach the idea of getting involved in their affairs because you don’t want to hurt their feelings–or worse, start a fight. Maybe you’ve even tried to offer your help, only to get … [Read more...] about How to Have “The Talk” About Senior Living
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
Are you a compassionate individual that loves helping others? Do you want to have a purposeful job? If so, this would be the perfect opportunity for you to apply for a part-time or full-time job at Riley Crossing Senior Living. We are part of Ebenezer/Fairview and are a Star Tribune Top … [Read more...] about Now Hiring for Different Positions!
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
Riley Crossing Independent Senior Living provides residents with the opportunity to continue to maintain their independence while having access to assistance when needed. Here’s how you can stay independent at a senior living community. Set Your Own Schedule Maintain your independence and enjoy … [Read more...] about How to Age with Independence in a Senior Living Community