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Choosing a Senior Living Community standard

The choice to move into a senior living community is as individual as the person making the decision. There is no clear-cut, step-by-step template that tells people exactly when it is time to consider a senior living community, whether that be an independent living community, assisted living community or nursing home. However, there are numerous signs that a new living arrangement is needed, such as inability to manage a home's upkeep, assistance with meals, medication management, loneliness, and other issues. Here, we offer some tips for choosing a quality residence and the important factors in the decision-making process. Choosing a senior living residence for yourself or a loved one is one of the biggest decisions of your life. It involves ...

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Tips for Touring An Assisted Living Community standard

Finding the right assisted living facility for your loved one is one of the most important decisions you can make. We've compiled the top elements to look for when assessing a senior assisted living community. During your visit, consider the quality of care that your loved one may receive. The decision of "if, when and where to move" resides solely with you and your loved one, so consider what factors are ultimately important to you. Does the community feel fresh and clean? Make sure to look past the furnishings and into corners, baseboards and windows. Ask how often housekeeping is provided in your personal living space. Make sure you get full details on the types of maintenance provided and the ...

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Lakeside Reno Retirement | Lakeside Manor standard

Reno, Nevada is a great place to retire and spend your hard-earned golden years. Why is a Reno Retirement the best option for you? Well, that’s easy! If you enjoy experiencing all four seasons, outdoor activities, breathtaking vistas, and world-class entertainment then a Reno Retirement is the best option for you!The Reno/Tahoe area is packed with world-class walking, hiking, and biking trails that will offer you a nearly endless supply of fun-filled days nestled in the beautiful Lake Tahoe National Forest. With Lake Tahoe a mere 45 minutes away, you’re always less than an hour away from a great day! Beyond that, Reno is home to a multitude of venues that offer amazing cultural events like the symphony, opera, ...

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Get An Active Reno Retirement! standard

Why is Reno a great place for active seniors? Good question, we’re glad you asked. Reno retirement is about more than casinos, all you can eat buffets, and being near the mountains. There are plenty of fun activities in Reno that make for a great Reno retirement experience! As the 4th largest city in Nevada with a population of about 220,000, Reno is located near Sparks in the northwest corner of Nevada. While Reno became famous during the 20th century as a quick place to get a divorce, Reno has since become a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, automotive aficionados, and artists nationwide.Located a mere 45 minutes away from Lake Tahoe National Forest, Reno has undergone a lot of renovations ...

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Characteristics of a Reno Assisted Living Resident standard

You’re considering moving into a Reno assisted living facility, but maybe you’re not sure if you need to yet. We understand, Reno assisted living might not be the right option for you right now, but if you’re unsure then keep reading. This article will cover some of the general characteristics of a Reno assisted living resident; maybe it will help you come to a conclusion.The first characteristic of a candidate for Reno assisted living is the display of some sort of mental or emotional disturbance that does not indicate that they are at risk on imminent harm to themselves or others. Maybe your memory is fading or you just aren’t as responsive as you once were, either way you ...

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Reno Active Senior Living standard

The cost of Reno senior living is also very favorable. There are a lot of affordable assisted living facilities in Reno that allow you to have a worry free Reno retirement. There is also a large variety of Reno retirement housing options ranging from downtown condominiums to luxury homes in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains. Whatever your budget, you will be able to find the Reno retirement home of your dreams. Over the past decade Reno has worked a lot towards revamping its public image. By this we mean that gambling is not the only thing Reno is known for nowadays. Boasting an open and friendly lifestyle, the Reno Sparks area is welcoming of newcomers; whether you’re joining a ...

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Reno Retirement Home Benefits standard

You’ve reached retirement age and you’re making the decision of whether to or not to stay in your home or move into a Reno retirement home. It’s a tough decision to make, but we assure you that there are plenty of advantages to moving into a Reno retirement home that make this decision a good one. Reno retirement living at Lakeside Retirement Home allows you to live your life the way you want to. Lakeside Retirement Home gives you the ability to choose the level of assistance, privacy, and freedom you receive allowing you to maintain the lifestyle you desire. Lakeside Retirement Home is a full service Reno retirement home that provides you with everything you need to maintain a ...

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Reno Assisted Living Facilities standard

If you live in Reno and are in need of a Reno assisted living facility to take care of either yourself or a loved one then look no further! Reno based Lakeside Manor is the right place for you. We are not only an active senior community but we are also an assisted living residence (ALR) or assisted living facility (ALF) that provides both medical, and non-medical, care for those who are no longer able to care for themselves. The United States has no nationally recognized definition of assisted living and as such all assisted living facilities are regulated and licensed on a state level. ALF’s can range in size from a small residential house designed to cater to one ...

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What Is Long-Term Care standard

What is long-term care (LTC)? Any family member or friend that is starting the process of dealing with an elderly parent, someone with a chronic illness, or a disability is going to need to fully understand what long-term care is and how they can best support their loved one in need of long-term care. The term long-term care covers a variety of services that deal with both the medical and non-medical needs of those who are unable to care for themselves for long periods of time. As mentioned before, those typically in need of long-term care are those who are elderly, disabled, or suffering from chronic illness. Those who are in the initial stages of needing long-term care may only ...

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Defining A “Good” Retirement Home standard

What makes a retirement home “good?” It’s a really good question and one that we’re going to address in today’s blog. When you’re looking for a retirement home either for yourself, or a loved one, keep these attributes in mind as you tour the facility. Respect – Retirement home residents should be treated with respect, regardless of their physical or mental condition. The staff needs to be friendly, supportive, caring, and most of all is respectful while providing required care. Staff members should also show respect for the privacy of their residents in all aspects of dealing with them. Activities – A good retirement home will offer their residents a variety of activities that encompass social, physical, and educational interactions. ...

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