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Is Long-Term Assisted Living Right for My Loved One?

Is Long-Term Assisted Living Right for My Loved One?

The decision to move your loved one from independent living into long-term assisted living is a difficult one, and you shouldn’t feel that you have to make it alone. You can discuss the decision with family, friends, a social worker or senior care advisor, and a...

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Managing Stress as Loved Ones Age

Managing Stress as Loved Ones Age

There are so many things that can cause you and your loved one stress as your loved one ages. If you have the ability to have open and honest conversations with each other about how you are feeling, and if you are able to seek advice or assistance from an outside...

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How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Community

How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Community

The assisted living community you choose may depend primarily upon the independence level of your loved one. If your loved one simply wants to live in a community with other people their age, they may not need the same range of services as someone who has been...

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How Seniors Benefit From Staying Socially Active

How Seniors Benefit From Staying Socially Active

It’s no secret that socializing can have many benefits for our physical and mental health—and seniors are no exception. When it comes to caring for your loved one, one of the best things you can do is encourage them to be social. Arizona Homestead in Tucson...

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Different Levels of Care in Assisted Living

Different Levels of Care in Assisted Living

Quality care doesn’t take a “one size fits all” approach. We understand that you want the best care possible for your loved one, which is why Arizona Homestead provides different levels of care for our residents. Our caregivers undergo regular training and are...

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How to Ease the Transition

How to Ease the Transition

How to Ease the Transition to an Assisted Living Community Making the transition into an assisted living community doesn't need to be difficult or unpleasant for anyone involved. The transition will be much smoother if all of the family members involved in the...

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How Seniors Benefit From Staying Socially Active

Fun Activities

Fun Activities to Do While Visiting a Loved One in an Assisted Living Home Visiting your loved one in assisted living home can be a fun, memorable experience for both of you, as long as you plan ahead. Planning a safe activity can keep boredom at bay and encourage...

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Blast From the Past: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Blast From the Past: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Having a great conversation with your loved one is one of the best ways to connect and enrich each other’s lives. It isn’t always easy knowing what to talk about with an older family member, though. You wouldn’t want to bring up a topic that’s uninteresting to them,...

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Arizona Homestead

We operate 3 ten bed assisted living homes in Tucson. We also host a radio show on Saturday mornings from 8-9 am on AM 1030 KVOI called The Care Connection Senior Show. We published a book called Your Guide to Assisted Living in Arizona.
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
Both you and your loved one may experience an increase in stress as your loved one ages. You may feel stress as you worry more about your loved one’s health and safety. Your loved one may feel stress about aging, becoming a burden, or experiencing loss and loneliness. Neither of you have to suffer alone – keeping the lines of communication open and being honest with each other, as well as seeking the help of a therapist or counselor, can make a world of difference. Read on for some tips for managing stress as loved ones age:

https://www.arizonahomestead.com/managing-stress-as-loved-ones-age/
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
An assisted living community might be the right choice for your loved one if they are no longer able to take care of themselves independently, and need help with daily activities like bathing, dressing, taking medication, making meals, shopping, and doing laundry. On our latest blog, we go over what to consider when choosing an assisted living community for your loved one:

https://www.arizonahomestead.com/how-to-choose-the-right-assisted-living-community/
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
Communicating and bonding with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia requires patience. Over time, Alzheimer’s and dementia can diminish a person’s ability to communicate. However, with some understanding and good listening skills, you and your loved one can better understand each other and learn new bonding techniques. Learn more on our blog:
https://www.arizonahomestead.com/how-to-communicate-and-bond-with-a-loved-one-who-has-alzheimers-disease/
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
Did you know that social activity can provide critical benefits for a senior’s physical and mental health? Socializing regularly not only helps seniors feel better, but can dramatically improve their quality of life. Check out our blog to learn how senior citizens benefit from staying socially active.
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
What type of care does your loved one need? Arizona Homestead is trained to deliver comprehensive care at all levels. This allows us to maintain a high quality of life for our residents, and lets you rest easy knowing that they are in good hands. Read our blog post to learn more about the three levels of care at Arizona Homestead.
Arizona Homestead
Arizona Homestead
Once you have made the decision to transition your loved one into an assisted living community, it may be helpful for you to seek some advice on how to ease the transition. It is important to take time to map out what you should discuss with your loved one, including what your plans are, and the benefits of an assisted living community. Read our blog post to learn more.
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