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

Woman assisting senior woman in painting bowl at drawing class

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

holidays with senior loved ones

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 […]

3 Uses of Modern Technology in our Senior Living Home

Senior Wristband for care

Here at Comfort and Love Senior Care Homes, we take pride in investing in modern technology that keeps our residents safe, healthy and comfortable. Our residents’ safety and security is our top priority. There are many benefits of using smart technology in senior living homes that help both our residents and caregivers. Below are 3 […]

In the Media: PBS Interview at Comfort and Love

PBS Interview at our Wichita Kansas Memory Care Facility

We recently hosted a PBS interview at Comfort and Love, our brand new memory care home in Wichita, Kansas. Katherine Ambrose of Empowering Senior Professionals, is creator and acting direcctor and an upcoming PBS special. Comfort and Love was pleased to host a segment of Katherine interviewing Amy Cameron O’Rouke, author of “The Fragile Years”. […]

Welcome to Our New Residents, Miss Margaret and Miss Judy!

Kansas Memory Care Home Resident Judy

We are excited to announce our newest residents, Miss Margaret and Miss Judy! Our warmest welcome to you both. Margaret is a farm girl and helped raise lambs as a 4-H member. Today she reads the newspaper… cover to cover… and does not enjoy Twitter! Next up, meet Miss Judy! Judy was born in Ohio, […]

Tips To Improve Memory For Seniors

Old senior woman, 80s adult, grandmother, making crossword puzzles in living room sitting on sofa

Tips To Improve Memory For Seniors Our minds and bodies tend to undergo new changes as we age. Some of these changes can be uncomfortable and frightening; however, it is important to remember that they are normal, and we are not alone. According to the National Library of Medicine, nearly 40 percent of individuals over […]

Money-Saving Tips for Seniors

Senior African American Couple Using Laptop To Check Finances At Home

Money-Saving Tips for Seniors With most seniors living on a fixed income, it’s important to be mindful of your financial decisions to make the most of your money. Everything should be considered, from significant monthly expenses like mortgages, health care, and transportation to more minor, everyday purchases. Laying out your finances and taking a deeper […]

Slip and Fall Prevention Tips for The Elderly

Handsome man helps an elderly woman get up after falling off a bicycle on a suburban road

Slip and Fall Prevention Tips for The Elderly Did you know that about thirty-six million older adults fall every year? One of every five falls results in an injury, and around thirty-two thousand deaths occur because of an initial fall. If you trip and fall and are seriously hurt, your life could potentially change forever. […]