Alaska senior

What Is It Really Like to Live in Alaska?

2020-12-24T01:40:19-09:00

Alaska is one of the most breathtaking places on earth to live, and there’s more to it than just the wintery chill that it’s known for. If you’re someone that is looking for an assisted living place for your loved one in Alaska, you’re going to want to know these fascinating facts to ensure that [...]

What Is It Really Like to Live in Alaska?2020-12-24T01:40:19-09:00

Senior Social 101: What You Should Know About Socializing for Seniors

2020-12-26T18:53:19-09:00

Senior Social 101: What You Should Know About Socializing for Seniors Socializing is one of the most important aspects of living a fulfilling life, and this is even more true as we grow older. However, as our parents or loved ones age, it can be hard to find the time to bond with them and [...]

Senior Social 101: What You Should Know About Socializing for Seniors2020-12-26T18:53:19-09:00

How Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living

2020-12-24T01:04:01-09:00

How Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living According to the Alzheimer’s Association “Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes in the brain. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, but there are many [...]

How Memory Care for Alzheimer’s Differs from Assisted Living2020-12-24T01:04:01-09:00

Long Distance Caregiving

2020-11-23T10:53:40-09:00

U.S. families are caring for vulnerable loved ones each day. According to AARP, much of that care is delivered over long distances. Decades ago, it was common for both immediate and extended families to live under the same roof making in-home care for senior loved ones significantly easier. However, by the early 80s, a small [...]

Long Distance Caregiving2020-11-23T10:53:40-09:00

Introduction to Respite Care in Alaska

2020-12-24T01:06:53-09:00

Introduction to Respite Care in Alaska If you are the caregiver of a senior loved one you may require time to recharge, refresh, and care for your mental health. Respite care in Alaska is an excellent option to give caregivers a hand. Using respite services from Baxter Senior Living can support the care of your [...]

Introduction to Respite Care in Alaska2020-12-24T01:06:53-09:00

Help Alaska Senior Family Members During Coronavirus Pandemic

2020-09-04T09:46:49-08:00

It is essential that families take care of their senior relatives during these difficult times. And it must not be forgotten that older members of the community without family will need support as well. Here are ten tips on how you can best support older people during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Help Alaska Senior Family Members During Coronavirus Pandemic2020-09-04T09:46:49-08:00

Comparing Assisted Living and In-Home Care in Anchorage

2020-09-02T20:09:08-08:00

If you or a loved one are part of the “Baby Boomer” generation, it is likely that conversations about how your (or their) Golden years will be spent. Time and again, we hear or read that most people would prefer to age in place, living out their years in their homes surrounded by memories, familiar [...]

Comparing Assisted Living and In-Home Care in Anchorage2020-09-02T20:09:08-08:00

Is Alaska Memory Care Better Than In-Home Care?

2020-12-24T01:07:29-09:00

People in the United States are living longer. In the past 20 years, the average life expectancy of someone living in the United States has increased from 74 to 80 years. While this may not seem like a significant increase over 20 years, it points to a potential increased demand for memory care in the [...]

Is Alaska Memory Care Better Than In-Home Care?2020-12-24T01:07:29-09:00

The Social Side of Alaska Assisted Living

2020-08-12T11:56:25-08:00

Isolation and loneliness among seniors are among the leading causes of mental health problems, emotional difficulties, and premature death. Unfortunately, isolation becomes an all too common problem among many seniors living in an in-home care setting. As time passes, children and family move away, friends and spouses pass on, and our loved ones find themselves [...]

The Social Side of Alaska Assisted Living2020-08-12T11:56:25-08:00
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