As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, many of them are finding that they are soon to be in need of long-term care in a nursing facility. According to recent surveys, almost 70% of Americans will need long-term care at some point when they turn 65 years of age.
When seniors move into assisted living facilities, 40% of them will need assistance with three or more activities that they engage in on a daily basis. The type of assistance they will need depends upon their own abilities, but particular attention is given to those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Right now, there are more than 5 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease. When it comes to long-term care for men and women suffering from this debilitating condition, memory care facilities help seniors handle all kinds of day to d (more…)
24 Jan 2018