The Seniors Housing Market continues to prepare for the influx of Baby Boomers who will begin searching for Seniors Housing over the next few years. Several trends caused by the increasing number of Boomers have been reported over the years and have steadily increased over the past ten years. The newly released Seniors Housing Research 2018 Report found that 2017 set record highs in a variety of categories studied by researchers. [Read more…]
When it comes to looking for an assisted living community for your loved one, one of the things to take into consideration is a facility’s license. Below, we’ve provided some basic information to help you understand how assisted living communities are licensed as well as some of the most current regulations for assisted living in Texas. [Read more…]
Traditionally, many seniors and their families have seen assisted living as a way to downsize and have a peaceful place to live, more recently others have taken retirement as an opportunity to live a higher end, luxury lifestyle with upgraded services and amenities.
Why the change? One reason is a reflection upon the nation’s demographics. As baby boomers begin to retire, 4 million for the next 20 years to be exact, trends show that luxury living is a top priority. [Read more…]
As a senior citizen or family member of a loved one, planning for inclement weather such as a flood is important. The elderly are more likely to live alone, have physical immobility, or have special needs, which makes them more vulnerable than younger people when there is a flood. Therefore establishing an emergency plan ahead of time will allow your loved one to know exactly what to do if disaster strikes. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a flood:
- Have a family communication plan: Often times during a flood, the electricity may go out or phone lines may be compromised. Therefore it can be tough to get in touch with family to let them know that you are okay or if you need help. [Read more…]
Senior Living Specialists of Dallas Makes Senior Living Facility Search Easier
Recognizing that it is time for a parent to move into one of the many Dallas Nursing Homes can be overwhelming and stressful for families. But there is a new service in North Texas that can help with the process – and it’s free.
Paul Markowitz of Dallas was 26-years-old when he started noticing changes in his mother’s memory. “We started seeing decline in my mom; short-term memory loss. She was starting to lose things,” he explained. [Read more…]