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Coping with Guilt: 7 Myths About Choosing Residential Senior Care for Your Loved One

“My parents cared for me when I was young, and now it’s my turn to care for them.” This is a common sentiment to have, but 52% of seniors require some type of long-term care service. Between work and raising your own kids, you may not have enough time to devote to caring for your aging parent’s…

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Memory Care vs Assisted Living: 5 Important Differences

You’ve been seeing signs for a while now, but maybe you didn’t want to face them. It started out small. Misplaced glasses here. A lost remote there. But then she started forgetting people’s names. Forgetting the words for things. Last week, she got lost coming home from the grocery store.  And she looks bad. Your…

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A Guide to Helping Your Loved One When They Need More Care Than You Can Provide

As much as you’d like to do it all yourself and provide round-the-clock care for an aging loved one, sometimes it’s just not achievable on your own. This can be a hard pill to swallow for many children or spouses who have cared for a loved one but need to hand over a little responsibility…

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Trust Your Senses: Here’s How Your Senses Can Help You Find Quality Senior Care for Your Loved One

Given the range in cost and quality of care for the elderly, it’s important to understand the options for your loved ones. Many seniors want the option of freedom and home comforts, but this isn’t always easy to offer them in their own homes. If it’s time to consider assisted senior living, you want to…

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What to Do When Your Elderly Parent Refuses Help

When an elderly parent refuses help, it can put a great strain on you. You can see that your mom or dad can’t function like they used to. They may exhibit signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. You notice that they’re more frail, and they aren’t keeping up with everyday chores. You offer to help, but…

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Top 7 Questions to Ask When Touring Assisted Living Homes

With the senior population set to double over the next 30 years, more people than ever are exploring the possibility of assisted living. Assisted living is typically a congregate living situation in which people over the age of 65 reside. Residents in assisted living can get the care they need to ensure their highest possible quality…

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Moving On, Moving Up: A Guide to Help with Moving Your Aging Parents

Relocating from one place to another is never easy, but it’s usually the start of a new, exciting chapter. Most people move when they have a job opportunity or a loved one waiting for them, or simply to follow their heart. At some point, though, the need to move becomes a little more serious. If…

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Did You Know? 7 Things You Didn’t Realize About Assisted Living Care

In America, there are 46 million senior citizens. That number is set to double to 98 million by the year 2060. Given this growth in the senior population, chances are you have a parent or a loved one who is moving into the more advanced years of their life. That reality often comes with a lot of…

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Alzheimers Care Minnesota

Free Educational Open House for Seniors

On January 22nd, 2019, we are hosting a FREE open house for seniors to help inform you about senior care and dementia. This educational event is hosted at:   J. Arthur’s Coffee Shop 2441 Rice Street Roseville, MN 55113  2:00pm–8:00pm.   Join us all afternoon, or come for your favorite topic! Virtual Dementia Tour Experience…

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Everything You Need to Know About Memory Care

Over 5 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s. Any sort of dementia, especially Alzheimer’s, can interfere with a person’s ability to carry on daily life. Simple tasks such as using the restroom, tying a shoe, or cooking a meal can become nearly impossible in cases of severe dementia. For those struggling with memory loss and health problems, finding…

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7 Key Advantages of Small Homes for Alzheimer’s Patients

  The conversation about moving a family member into an assisted living situation is never easy. It’s stressful for both sides. But researching homes for Alzheimer’s patients need not be a topic of doom and gloom. There are a lot of options out there that give your family member the assistance they need while still retaining a sense of dignity and comfort. Small…

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Doll Therapy for Dementia

Residents who love to nurture babies are drawn to the baby dolls that Arthur’s Senior Care introduced in recent months. The dolls are a way to help ease anxiety and depression among certain residents in advanced stages of dementia.  It is clear that the dolls are loved dearly by many around here!   One of…

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