Getting older is never a reason that a senior should receive anything but dignified and respectful treatment from caregivers and loved ones. And how we talk to a senior—the words and tone of voice we use—can be uplifting or damaging. Elderspeak is a way of talking to a senior that assumes they aren’t capable of […]
How to Prevent Frailty in Older Adults?
As we grow older, our bodies tend to change and might not retain the same vigor and rejuvenating qualities they once did. It becomes increasingly important to dedicate time to exercising and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Your level of physical activity and eating habits can significantly impact your body and may go a long way […]
What Are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s?
Watching a loved one slip into dementia can be difficult and sad. From losing their glasses, forgetting your phone number, or getting lost in the city where they’ve lived forever, the decline can simultaneously feel slow and swift. While the progression of Alzheimer’s doesn’t always fall into clear boxes, there are 7 understood stages of […]
How Social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy
When it comes to everyday life, having a community to support you can make a world of difference. The social connections seniors make are essential for their health. However, many older adults don’t have ways to make these connections. Continue reading to learn more about how social connections help keep seniors healthy. The Importance of […]
The 10 Best Foot and Ankle Exercises for Seniors
As we age, our bodies lose the flexibility and mobility we had when we were younger. You can still be a flexible, mobile adult if you do daily stretching and exercising. Adding some stretches and simple exercises into your daily routine can help improve your balance, strength, and mobility, as well as prevent muscle pain. […]
Does Assisted Living Include Care for Dementia?
While Assisted Living helps community members in critical areas of their lives to maintain happiness and independence, it does not automatically include dementia care. People with dementia and other cognitive impairments face specific challenges that make everyday life more difficult. Many Assisted Living communities do not offer specialized support for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, […]
Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?
Assisted living is a great option for seniors who need extra help performing daily activities, but want to retain some independence. These communities offer a variety of services and amenities, and have staff available to help residents when they need it. Medicare will not cover the costs of living in an assisted living community, but […]
Corona Virus – Updates & Prevention
We would like to extend our sincere thanks to our extended family here at Bentley at Branchville. We appreciate your adherence to the guidelines we have put forth in an effort to provide the safest environment for your loved ones. We encourage you to visit and continue to visit our Facebook page to learn how […]
Top 3 Healthy Habits for Seniors
No matter our age, every one of us can adopt a few new habits to boost our health and happiness. By eating well, exercising often, and getting enough sleep, you can reduce your risk of serious illness and improve your overall quality of life throughout your golden years. Let’s break down the benefits of some […]
When Should You Finalize Your Will?
Knowing when to finalize your will can be a difficult but incredibly important process. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to drafting and finalizing your will. Getting Started A will allows you to distribute property and assets to whomever you wish or to dispose of these things in the manner you choose. […]