Senior Living Blog

Approximately 20% of adults ages 55 or older have experienced mental health concerns at one time or another. Many adult children are concerned about bringing this topic up to their aging parents because they don't want to upset them. So how can caregivers bring up the subject with their aging loved ones and ensure that they get the care that they need? read more

Building the Future of Senior Living

Published September 20, 2017 by Donna Mae Scheib

By 2025, Americans over the age of 65 are projected to be around 63 million in number, and nearly 8 million of these seniors will be over the age of 85. As we look into the future, the importance of providing affordable and sustainable living care for seniors is a prevalent part of our society and should not be ignored. Let's take a look at some popular senior living trends to consider when building, renovating or expanding senior living facilities. read more

Dana Van Scoy has worked at Nebraska Medicine for the past 25 years as a registered nurse. She received her BSN from Clarkson College located in Omaha, Nebraska, and recently served as a nurse care coordinator for the Internal Medicine Geriatric Clinic at the Home Instead Center for Successful Aging at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Senior Living Link was able to talk with this nurse care coordinator to highlight details of a geriatric clinic visit. read more

Taking care of mental health is one of the most important things a senior can do. Depression is an illness that—left untended—may have serious consequences. If you think you may be among the one in five seniors who suffer from depression, don't lose hope. There are ways to minimize depression's impact and get back to an active and satisfying lifestyle. read more

Money Saving Tips for Seniors

Published September 07, 2017 by Donna Mae Scheib

Money is a significant stressor for many seniors. Check out these money saving tips for seniors to help balance an enjoyable retirement with frugal spending. read more

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