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How to Put my Mother (or Grandmother) in a Nursing Home?

June 21, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Caring for an aging relative can be a full-time job, and many families decide it's best for their loved one to live in a nursing home. Many senior citizens have special health conditions such as Alzheimer's and dementia, which make it almost impossible to give them the level of care and attention they need while you're raising your own family. 

It's not uncommon for a relative to get upset at the prospect of moving away. When an elderly parent refuses assisted living, you might feel guilty for even considering it in the first place. Although it's not an easy choice, it may be the best one for your loved one.

June 2019 Community Calendar

June 06, 2019 in: Montecito Community Events,

June 2019 Community Calendar


Seniors Are Choosing Independent Living Over Everything Else

May 20, 2019 in: Senior Housing,

With more options for elderly care available, more and more seniors are choosing to take advantage of independent living for as long as they can. This type of community allows seniors to maintain their independence while still having easy access to any necessary medical care. 

Caring for Aging Parents: The Tough Truths

May 08, 2019 in: Senior Housing,

When we were growing up, we were the ones being taken care of by our parents. Even as we approach our thirties or forties, it’s possible we still look to them for guidance or wisdom. However, there comes a point in our lives when the roles may switch. And believe us when we say, it is not an easy transition for anyone - so don’t be so hard on yourself. It is a lot of responsibility, and it can be made even harder when you have children, a job, or a spouse.

How can we Reduce the Costs of Caring for the Elderly?

May 08, 2019 in: Well-being,

Preventive Care

The cost of taking care of the elderly seemingly continues to grow, but there are some ways to reduce the cost. One of the most expensive things that becomes a big issue is health care. Many older people have health issues that they do not get resolved.

The Best Places for Seniors

May 06, 2019 in: Santa Fe Assisted Living,

Senior citizens have a lot to consider when it comes to finding a home. They may be inclined to stay in their home because they are afraid of change. The reality, however, is that there are excellent environments for seniors, like the Montecito, that have abundant activities.

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