Senior Living Blog - DonnaMae

According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), almost 90% of seniors over the age of 60 would like to stay in their own homes and "age in place". Only 9% expressed a desire to move to a care facility and 4% to move in with a relative. What modifications are needed for your loved one to remain independent, safe, and comfortable in their own home? read more

Did you know that clinical research can help to further the progress of potential diagnoses, treatments, and methods of the prevention for Alzheimer's? Even though scientists are working to find ways to treat this disease, testing of the improved methods is necessary through clinical trials with humans as volunteers. read more

It hasn't been a month yet when Mother passed away. We took her to the hospital as the staff at her memory care facility said she was not eating much and that she had difficulty swallowing. She was also fidgeting a lot and could not sleep at night. read more

Castle Rock is part of the Denver metropolitan area and is located in Douglas County, Colorado ( It is conveniently located midway between Denver and Colorado Springs. With a reputation for small-town hospitality, this charming community has been nationally recognized as one of the best towns to live, work, dine, and play. With roots in mining and railroads, Castle Rock offers an updated taste of the Old West. Easily accessible by Interstate 25, the town encompasses 33 square miles and sits in the East Plum Creek Valley at the base of the Rocky Mountains. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, Castle Rock is a safe and welcoming place to enjoy nature, year round. read more

According to the Alzheimer's Association, there is an estimated 5.7 million Americans that are diagnosed with Alzheimer's; 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. The percentage of Alzheimer's diagnosis has increased 123% between 2000 and 2015. As a prevalent disease in our society, it is important to set up a financing plan after a loved one is diagnosed with dementia. read more

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