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Benefits of Assisted Living

Improved quality of lifeAssisted living improves the life quality of senior residents. It provides help with the daily chores that your loved one can no longer handle appropriately or safely while allowing them as much independence as possible. The helps may include reminding abou
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Posted by Barton Hills Senior Livinig on 5/3/2018

What is the Best Way to Select an Assisted Living Community?

Elderly people who want to enjoy an independent lifestyle with access to additional living support can move into an assisted living community. Assisted living is not suitable for older adults who need intensive nursing or medical care. Assisted living facilities provide the residents with well-prepared and nutritious meals along
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Posted by Barton Hills Senior Livinig on 4/20/2018

How to Encourage Your Aging Loved One to Move into Assisted Living

Telling a senior family member about moving to a senior care center, such as an assisted living facility, is one of the most difficult things to do. The thought of leaving the place where they have been living for decades could severely hurt the elderly.Though no one wants to leave their home, most assisted living residen
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Posted by Barton Hills Senior Livinig on 3/18/2018

Assisted Living Checklist

Tour Checklist for Assisted Living: Whether this is your first tour of a community or you've visited some already, there are a few things that are important to consider:Ask about the current residents: Your tour guide should be familiar in general with the residents at the community and what they are like. This is a good way to find out if the community is a cultural fit as well as see what kind of relationship the staff and residents might have. If your tour guide knows everyone'
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Posted by Barton Hills Senior Livinig on 2/2/2018

Concerns When Moving a Loved One to an Assisted Living Facility

In spite of the reality that more and more seniors are moving to assisted living centers year by year, there are several concerns, or probably misconceptions, that many people have when it comes to shift an elderly parent to an assisted living community. Unfortunately, such misconceptions sometimes cause keeping people away from the great services that could help seniors enjoy a great independent life filled with events, activities, fun and fabulous friends.Here are some i
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Posted by Barton Hills on 1/9/2018

How Do You Find The Best Care For Your Aging Parents?

Aging may bring challenges that often make living in a cherished family home impossible. As everyone values their home, we must help seniors live in their homes for as long as possible. However, when home becomes an unsafe place for them to live, we must make the decision to move them into a setting which is better equippe
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 12/15/2017 3:58:33 PM

Which is better for parents as they age, home or assisted living?

As they age, most elderly people prefer to remain in their own homes. However, one of the major risks is the lack of social contact and possible injury. Even if there is a caregiver to assist them in their activities of daily living, still there will be a lack of connection to peers, fun and excitement.Loneliness and isolation are so wides
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 10/25/2017

How to Encourage a Loved One to Move to an Assisted Living Facility?

You may think about moving your elderly family member to an assisted living facility when you realize that he or she is no longer safe in your home and you don't have the time and availability to address his or her daily needs. You know that assisted living may be the best option for your elderly parent. But simply knowing it and persuading your
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 10/10/2017

Concerns to Look for When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

The society believes stay in an assisted living facility is an inevitable fate that happens when there is nobody else in a family to care for an elderly. They also have many fears about such senior care facility. However, as a matter of fact, many of these concerns are inaccurate.Here are some common concerns people have about assisted living:
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 9/20/2017

How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Center for Your Loved One?

Though all moves are hard, the most difficult one of all is the move of an elderly loved one to an assisted living facility. When taking such an important decision, you must ensure that the facility you've chosen is the best one where your loved one will receive high-quality care so that he/she will remain happy and healthy. But, if you don't know the main
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 9/6/2017

How to Know When It's Time for Assisted Living?

Moving a loved one into an assisted living facility could be the toughest decision you may ever have to make. Assisted living facilities are for elderly people who are still autonomous and fairly healthy, but need help in certain daily activities. It is a fact that we can't compare the services offered by an assisted living facility with the care and suppo
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Posted by Barton Hills Elderly Care in Austin on 8/24/2017

Assisted Living - Most Frequently Asked Questions I

Assisted living can be a great solution for people who would like to live independently, but still need a little additional help for several things. But you may have many questions while taking a vital step in your or a loved one's life. Here are some of the most important questions you have to consider if you are in search of a good assisted living facili
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 8/8/2017

Respite Care Austin from Barton Hills Assisted Living

It is always a good sign for our beloved senior citizens to feel as energetic as they have ever been in their life but the fact remains that everyone deserves a short break. This being the case, one has to look no further as Respite Car
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 7/28/2017

South Austin Assisted Living At Barton Hills

It is quite a common fact that as people grow with age, the need for supportive assistance starts to grow. South Austin Assisted Living at Barton Hills was established with an objective to achieve. The objective was to bring ease and re
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Posted by on 7/5/2017

Senior Housing Austin At Barton Hills

When it comes to delivering the best in quality, Senior Housing Austin at Barton Hills has no parallel. Allow us the chance to be at your service and you'll realize that you've been missing out on a lot in your life. Not only do we prov
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Posted by on 6/15/2017

Understanding the Importance of Senior Caregiver Respite

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Being a caregiver for a senior is no small undertaking. Caregivers often feel stress since they also live with the person they're caring for, and can't seem to find time for a physical, spiritual or emotional break. You might be surprised the relief a caregiver feels just to have a day off.<span style="
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 6/1/2017

Reasons to visit Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin

As the role of parent and children is reversed it becomes hard to take care of the elderly because of declining health. You might want to be the primary caregiver but with the passage of time, things might become hard. Care and love for parents are in nature of humans, however, it might be the time to visit an assisted living community in Austin.Her
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 5/15/2017

How Do People Pay for Assisted Living in Austin Texas?

The cost of assisted living in Texas is a bit lower than the national average. In 2016, assisted living in the US cost an average of $3600 per month. Memory care for residents with <a href="blog/
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 5/1/2017

Assisted Living at Barton Hills Elderly Care Center

At Barton Hills Assisted Living Austin, elderly care is the best answer for seniors who value independence but need a little help with some daily activities. The staff is available 24/7 for assistance with hygiene, dressing, and medication management, or other everyday activities, helping reside
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 4/1/2017

When Should You Become the Parent to your Aging Parent?

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Tips for Caring for Aging Seniors in Austin, Texas Many adult children have made the decision to care for their aging parents either part-time or full-time. In cities like Austin, TX, one of the more popular destinations for assisted living and senior retiremen
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Posted by Barton Hills Elderly Care in Austin on 3/23/2017

Health Concerns for Aging Parents in Austin TX

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Warning Signs for Long-Distance Caregivers The National Institute on Aging estimates there are 7 million US citizens who fall under the category of a long distance caregiver. It's common to see elderly seniors in Austin TX
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 2/16/2017

Comparison of Assisted Living & In-Home Care in Austin

When the health of your parents starts to decline it becomes hard for you to decide whether you will take them to an assisted living community in Austin or provide In-home care. If the seniors are given the choice they would prefer to stay at home as long as possible.However, when you are unable to supervise your parents you have to make the decisio
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 2/7/2017

The Austin Texas Guide to Moving Elderly Parents Into Assisted Living

Studies show that almost 3/4 of Americans will require assisted living at some level towards the end of their life. Some assisted-living communities in Austin offer more of a more social model, where a
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 1/12/2017

How Do You Know Your Aging Beloved Senior is a Fall Risk?

Anyone at any age can trip and fall. But to an aging population, falls cause problems that are not easy to recover from. A senior who is otherwise healthy and active can fall and trigger a downward spiral of life altering complications. This doesn't mean that falling is natural for older people, it can be a random falling episode.
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 1/9/2017

What Exactly is Assisted Living?

The Options for Senior Living in Austin Texas as it Relates to Assisted CareTo some, assisted living seems like a blanket term for a service for seniors. While the types of services available can be quite broad, assisted living is a type of environment where seniors receive personal
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Posted by Sitebox Admin on 12/21/2016

Deciding on an Assisted Living Facility in Austin? What to Look For

Let's See What Type of Senior Care is Needed An unprecedented number of the American population is approaching retirement. An increasing number of seniors who are developing difficulty with daily activities are seeking assisted living</span
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 12/14/2016

The Difference Between Nursing Homes and Assisted living in Austin

Let's Compare Nursing Homes Versus Assisted Living. In recent years senior living has closed the gap in many differences between assisted living and nursing home care. However, the differences may overlap in some ways but you can m
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 11/7/2016

Understanding Different Types of Senior Care in Austin - Part 3

Austin, Texas is becoming a favorite place among seniors to retire. Depending on the level of care needed, there are a number of different senior housing solutions available. With so much senior living information everywhere it's easy to get lost. Choo
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 11/1/2016

Understanding Different Types of Senior Care in Austin - Part 2

A multitude of different housing options are available for seniors today, especially in Austin Texas. With so many to choose from and understand, it's easy to get lost in all of the information. When you're looking for the right type of senior care in Austin, Texas, you should first seek to understand the different types of care.
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 10/10/2016

Understanding Different Types of Senior Care in Austin - Part 1

There are many different housing options available for seniors today, especially in a thriving city like Austin. With a plethora of selections to sort through and understand, one can easily get confused and feel overwhelmed at the massive amount of information. However, if you're looking for the right type of<span style="font-weig
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Posted by Barton Hills Assisted Living in Austin on 10/3/2016 4:37:51 PM

Austin TX Guide to Respite Care at Barton Hills Assisted Living

Adult Day Care, often known as Respite, or Temporary Care for seniors is designed to
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Posted by on 9/12/2016

Understanding Assisted Living & Making the Right Choice

When seniors need help with daily activities, assisted living is usually a great fit. Some seniors enjoy in home care, while others appreciate the all inclusive socially stimulating environment and the ease of no burdensome responsibilities. Known by multiple terms including senior living facilitie
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Posted by on 9/9/2016

Four Signs Your Loved One Might Need Assisted Living

You may be noticing a recent trend of unsettling events that have made you start to question your parents' or loved one's ability to properly care for themselves, or at least live by themselves. It's a very difficult thing to face, to see a loved one begin to decline with age. We all want our parents to remain as independent for as long as possible, but at
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Posted by Barton Hills Elderly Care in Austin on 8/15/2016

Study Finds that Money & Assets Affect a Seniors Health

We've all heard of the recent rise in healthcare costs, and many know they negative affect it has had on multiple sectors of our population, particularly seniors. A recent eye-opening study (ongoing national Health and Retirement
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Posted by on 8/8/2016 11:37:49 AM
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