Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing An Assisted Living Facility

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When the time comes to begin exploring assisted living facilities in the Wichita area for yourself or a loved one, it‘s not a time you can afford to make a poor or rushed decision. Communication and education are key. There are so many things to consider when choosing a Senior Living home, and what’s best for one person may […]

Wichita Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support

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Comfort and Love in Wichita understands that providing Alzheimer’s and dementia support yourself can be overwhelming, and trusting your loved one’s care to someone else can be even more difficult. Staying in touch and involved with your loved one and your senior memory care provider in Wichita can help ensure all needs are being met and […]

Assisted Living Socialization Benefits

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Loneliness can increase many health risks and mortality rates in seniors, but an assisted living community can minimize those feelings by making it easier for them to socialize with their peers. Keeping social can positively impact health, mood and overall well-being in seniors. By engaging in a variety of activities like arts and crafts, meal times, […]

7 Things Medicare Doesn’t Cover

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Knowledge is power and being in-the-know about what Medicare covers and what it does not is vital – for ourselves and for our loved ones that may need our assistance in their senior years! What Medicare Doesn’t Cover: Prescription Drugs Long-Term Care (Independent, Assisted Living or Memory Care communities) Deductibles and Co-Pays Most Dental Care Routine […]

Happy and Healthy Aging

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Staying healthy is important at any age, but for seniors, it’s especially vital to better ensure a healthy and happy quality of life.  Check out this helpful list focused on maintaining good health as the years go by. This list is for seniors and for those who care for them: 1. Wellness visits – can help identify […]

The Benefits Of Pet Therapy For Seniors

pet therapy for seniors at Comfort and Love Senior Care Homes

Joe Greaves, President of Comfort and Love brought his dog Carson by for a visit today.  Known as Wildrose Fernshot “Carson” of Willowyk, “Carson” is visiting with residents, Jack and Don. There are so many physical, emotional and psychological benefits of pet therapy for seniors! Studies have revealed that seniors with heart conditions who are […]

Spotting Signs of Functional Decline in a Senior

Spotting Signs of Functional Decline in a Senior

As we age, incremental levels of physical and mental decline is expected. The rate and level of decline can vary greatly from one person to another, but as time goes by, it can accelerate, making it harder for an aging senior to continue to live independently. When this occurs, some sort of senior care may […]

Navigating The Next Steps In A Senior’s Life

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If your loved one is beginning to show signs of not being able to care for themselves safely, it likely indicates the time has come to explore assisted living options.  Communication and Patience Are KeySet aside some peaceful, distractions-free to talk to to your loved one. Let them share their concerns, wants and needs so […]

Helping Seniors Enjoy The Holidays

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Holidays can be overwhelming for a senior loved one with dementia or other age-related health conditions. It can also prove uncomfortable for family and friends who want to celebrate the season with them, but are not quite sure how best to do so. While you may be spending time assisting with ADLs (Activities of Daily […]