<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1868822093367484&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Senior Living Blog

Happily Ever Aging
...a UMH Senior Living Blog

Everything you need to know about caring for your loved one - at home or at a senior living community.

Blog Feature

infographic | Aging & Caregiving | downsizing

Downsizing to Assisted Living (Infographic)

By: Chelsea Sayegh
April 4th, 2018

Are you or a loved one ready to make the move to assisted living but hesitating because the thought of downsizing is daunting? We understand! No one wants to get rid of their “stuff,” but when a move to assisted living is necessary, decluttering and downsizing is a must. In this resource, we break down helpful ways to downsize so you can successfully transition to your new home in a senior living community.

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic

Infographic: Life at Home vs. Life at a UMH Senior Living Community

By: Chelsea Sayegh
January 4th, 2017

What happens when home is no longer the safest place for your aging loved one? What happens when mom or dad refuses to consider alternative living options even though you know living on their own isn’t working out?

Read More

Share

Your Guide to Senior Care Options

Not sure what senior living and care solution is best for your loved one? Start making sense of your options.

Get the award-winning guide and subscribe to our blog.

Blog Feature

infographic | assisted living | veterans | Aging & Caregiving

Honoring Our Veterans

By: Marissa Salvesen
April 29th, 2016

As we remember our veterans on Veterans Day and throughout the year, may we never forget their sacrifice, their bravery, and their resilient spirits. Our lives today have been shaped by their service to our country and for that we are so very grateful.

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | Aging & Caregiving

Moving in! 10 Easy Steps (Infographic)

By: Marissa Salvesen
March 22nd, 2016

If making a move to a senior living community has come up in conversation with your aging loved one at some point, chances are you have some questions about what it’s like to actually move in! How does the move-in process work? Who helps manage the transition? What is the timeline for making the move?

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | Aging & Caregiving

Alzheimer's Disease: 10 Early Signs and Symptoms (Infographic)

By: Marissa Salvesen
September 17th, 2015

Misconceptions abound among family members, the media and even some healthcare providers about the differences between Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and the process of aging. As people grow older, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is seen much more, and though Alzheimer’s is common in later years, it is not to be mistaken as a normal part of getting older. 

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | assisted living | Aging & Caregiving

5 Questions Family Members Have About Assisted Living [Infographic]

By: Marissa Salvesen
May 19th, 2015

Mature Media Award Winner.  If you are a caregiver looking for senior living options for an aging loved one, you probably have lots of questions, the first being: how do I convince my loved one to give assisted living a try? Many older adults love the idea of a maintenance-free lifestyle but are afraid of the changes that come with making a move. Find some valuable tips on how to broach the subject of senior living with your loved one, learn more about the move-in transition process, and explore some benefits that may be available to help cover the cost of care. Check out our infographic that includes a few of the most common questions family members have about assisted living.   

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | assisted living | caregiver tips | tips for seniors | 60-day stay trial | Aging & Caregiving

Winter Weather Safety for Seniors

By: Marissa Salvesen
December 18th, 2014

With the arrival of the winter season, the joy and happiness of the holidays is never far off. Unfortunately for many caregivers, it is this time of year that can often cause a great deal of anxiety and stress. As a caregiver, how often do you find yourself worrying about the safety and security of your aging loved one?

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | assisted living | Aging & Caregiving

Is Assisted Living Right For Your Loved One? [Infographic]

By: Marissa Salvesen
April 29th, 2014

Making the decision to move a loved one into an assisted living community can be very hard. It is even harder for a caregiver to recognize when that time has come. Many caregivers ignore some of the obvious signs that their aging loved one might need to make this move. Older adults may begin to struggle with everyday tasks as they get older, caregivers can't always be there to help them. This creates stress in both of their lives. An assisted living community provides seniors with a maintenance-free lifestyle where they can start enjoying life again.

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

infographic | assisted living | caregiver tips | 60-day stay trial | Aging & Caregiving

Senior Living Options For Your Aging Loved One [Infographic]

By: Marissa Salvesen
February 19th, 2014

If you are caring for an aging loved one, you may have heard that searching for the right senior living community can be quite an overwhelming process.  For many families, this is actually true! There are many options to choose from, many factors to consider, many questions to ask, and many people to talk to before making a decision you and your loved one feel comfortable with.

Read More

Share