New Assisted Living Facility Coming to Wellesley Massachusetts

For a number of years residents of Wellesley, Massachusetts, have been very concerned about what would happen to the old vacant Grossman property at 27 Washington street. In early 2008 residents started to speak up as meetings began discussing a massive new development on the property. This development will be huge, as there are apartments, [...]

Miniature Horses Help Brighten Seniors’ Day

Seniors at nursing homes and hospices in Arizona have been enjoying the company of some unusual visitors, thanks to Oracle-based nonprofit, Little Hooves & Big Hearts. The special visitors just so happen to be miniature horses, which are able to easily go into hospices and nursing homes because of their size. These miniature horses are [...]

Temporary Restraining Order Stops Casa Linda Assisted Living Facility

Residents of the Casa Linda neighborhood in Dallas have not been too happy since they found out about what was going on at a local construction site. There was an old house at Hermosa and Tranquilla that was demolished, and it sparked interest of the residents as they wondered what would be constructed in the [...]

Acropolis Manor Celebrates Grand Opening

Seniors have been living in Prince Rupert’s new Acropolis Manor residential care facility for about a year, but they just celebrated their grand opening this week.  The Acropolis Manor residential care facility in British Columbia was a $19.5 million project that has added 15 new assisted living units and 61 residential care beds to the [...]

Senior Residents in Dayton Region Should Plan for Hot Weekend

Senior residents in the region of Dayton, Ohio, should prepare for the humid and hot weather this weekend. The National Weather Service in Wilmington issued a heat advisory warning as they expect the heat index to exceed 100 degrees. The city of Vandalia even activated their heat emergency plan to plan ahead for the upcoming [...]

Pennsylvania Assisted Living Guidelines Becoming Reality

In 2007 Pennsylvania approved legislation to create a category for “assisted-living” housing in the state, and now officials are working to make this law a reality. The issue at hand is that many facilities in Pennsylvania have advertised themselves to have assisted living housing for the elderly and others with disabilities, but the term lacked [...]

New Retirement Community to Utilize Geothermal System

Landmark Builders of the Triad are currently working on the Arbor Acres retirement community construction project, which is going to use a geothermal system to meet the heating and cooling needs of the community. Arbor Acres is a small community outside of Lexington, North Carolina, and this new retirement project is going to be a [...]

Inhaling Insulin Could Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Many researchers have concluded in past studies that people with Alzheimer’s have reduced levels of  insulin in their brain, which is even noticeable in the earliest stages.  Now U.S. researchers are making progress with these findings, as they  have been working on a study where patients who have early forms of  Alzheimer’s disease inhale insulin [...]

Canine Assisted Therapy Gaining Popularity at Assisted Living Homes

Animal companionship has long been used to boost the spirits of the elderly, and provide them with a constant source of comfort in their daily lives. The extra sense of security aides the elderly in being active as they want to take care of their animal companion, which allows them to give affection and receive [...]

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