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5 Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Did you know about 1 in 9 people have Alzheimer’s disease that are age 65 and older? That is more than 6 million Americans. With this disease being so common, it is important that we are able to watch for signs of Alzheimer’s from our loved and aging seniors. Here at Bel Aire we have over 25 years of experience…

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Mental Health of Seniors

Getting older comes with plenty of challenges. There’s health problems that could arise, not being able to get around like you used to, and the possibility of becoming more and more forgetful. Some challenges that people often overlook when considering the challenges of elderly people would be the struggle of loneliness. There are plenty of seniors that have lost spouses…

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency situations can and will happen to everyone. No matter how old you are, you should always have an idea or two of what to do in any kind of emergency situation. Outside the home, older adults may encounter various emergencies, such as medical emergencies, accidents, or even natural disasters. Ensuring that emergency response systems are readily available as well…

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Safety Outside of the Home

There is truly nothing like being outside on a nice summer evening enjoying nature with those you love. We are in a season where most of us are outside for the majority of our week. Whether that’s for yard work, play, or simply just to be outside. Our elderly people should get to enjoy this as well! However, getting outside…

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Nutrition & Hydration

Nutrition and hydration play a crucial role in maintaining good health and well-being of elderly people. As individuals age, their nutritional needs may change, making it even more important to pay attention to their dietary intake. Here at Bel Aire we know the importance of proper hydration and nutrition to insure our seniors’ health. Below are some of our insights…

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Having a Senior Friendly Home

Insights from Bel Aire Senior Living A senior-friendly home refers to a residential environment specifically equipped to ensure the safety, well-being, and comfort of older adults. These homes are designed to accommodate the unique needs and challenges faced by seniors. Such challenges may include limited vision or hearing, reduced mobility, and increased fall risk. Here are some features commonly found…

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Connecting with Nature: Outdoor Activities for Seniors in Assisted Living Communities

Spring is the perfect time for seniors in assisted living communities to connect with nature and enjoy the outdoors. Spending time in nature can provide a range of physical and mental health benefits, such as reducing stress, improving mood, and promoting physical activity. In this post, we’ll explore some outdoor activities that seniors in assisted living communities can enjoy this…

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Celebrating Earth Day: Sustainable Practices for Assisted Living Communities

Earth Day is an annual event that highlights the importance of environmental protection and sustainability. Assisted living communities can take this opportunity to promote sustainable practices and reduce their environmental impact. In this post, we’ll explore some sustainable practices that assisted living communities can implement, as well as the benefits of doing so. Reduce Energy Use: Assisted living communities can…

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How Women Have Shaped Assisted Living Home Policies and Standards

Women have played a crucial role in shaping the policies and standards of the assisted living industry. As we celebrate National Women’s History Month, it’s important to recognize the many ways in which women have contributed to the development of the assisted living model and the care of our seniors. Assisted living homes were developed in the 1980s as an…

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Benefits of Socializing for Seniors in Assisted Living Homes

Socializing is an important aspect of life for people of all ages, but it can be especially crucial for seniors living in assisted living homes. Many seniors may feel isolated or lonely, especially if they are no longer able to participate in activities they enjoyed before. However, socializing has been shown to have numerous benefits for seniors, including:   Improved…

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How to pay for Assisted Living in Utah (Pt 2)

Assisted living can be an excellent option for seniors who need help with everyday activities such as bathing, dressing, and medication management. However, paying for assisted living can be a significant concern for many families. In Utah, there are several options available to help pay for assisted living, including government programs, long-term care insurance, and personal savings. In this blog…

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