This Is the Importance of Family for Alaska Senior Citizens


The U.S. population of adults over the age of 65 is projected to double in the next 40 years. There were 52 million American adults in that age range in 2018. The population is expected to reach 95 million by 2060. Life expectancy is also rising for older adults. The average life expectancy of an [...]

This Is the Importance of Family for Alaska Senior Citizens2020-12-03T18:05:25-09:00

Celebrating Your Alaskan Senior Unique Talent


In today’s culture, everyone is striving to improve their lives and careers. We spend our professional lives chasing our dreams, trying to earn one more degree or certification, and rise to a  higher grow platform. However, have you ever thought about what happens to all the skills and recognition you have gained after you retire? [...]

Celebrating Your Alaskan Senior Unique Talent2020-07-03T19:16:23-08:00

Baxter Senior Living Cares for Alaskan Elderly with Alzheimer’s Disease


We Cares for Alaskan Elderly with Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease can affect our Alaska elderly loved one’s brain and cognitive abilities. The condition starts by taking away our loved one’s ability to think and remember things. In its advanced stages, our Alaskan older adults may lose their ability to carry out even the simplest tasks. [...]

Baxter Senior Living Cares for Alaskan Elderly with Alzheimer’s Disease2020-12-24T00:53:22-09:00

Self-Care and Senior Caregiving Techniques


Did you know that this month is National Self-Care Awareness Month? September is a moment to reawaken our consciousness of how essential it is to take care of ourselves. Let’s remind ourselves that we are our own top priority. Many times, we neglect self-care in our daily living and make excuses for a reason or [...]

Self-Care and Senior Caregiving Techniques2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

International Self-Awareness Month | Alaska Living


September is here – the month specifically associated with and dedicated to international self-awareness. This is the time to be introspective, identify our goals and purposes, and work hard towards realizing our full potential and roles in our communities. (Self-awareness is not to be confused with self-consciousness, which has an element of judgement to it. [...]

International Self-Awareness Month | Alaska Living2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

Living (and loving) with dementia


A simple creed that can sometimes be hard to follow. But important nonetheless to remind ourselves how to engage with our most loved family members living with dementia. Agree, Redirect, Distract, Reassure, Reminisce, Repeat, Ask Agree - never argue Redirect - never reason Distract - never shame Reassure - never lecture Reminisce - never say [...]

Living (and loving) with dementia2020-12-16T12:17:33-09:00

8 Reasons Seniors Love Alaska


Alaska has a reputation for being wild, free and spectacular. Residents of the state always feel at home with exactly that impression, but they cannot always express the impact of this extraordinary state that has taken the motto of the “Final Frontier.” Here’s a number of reasons why we love Alaska living. We think you’ll [...]

8 Reasons Seniors Love Alaska2020-12-16T12:16:49-09:00

Mindfulness for our Seniors


Our lives are busy, but such a simple word to keep present in our daily lives "mindfulness." Call a parent, help an elder with a chore, cook an extra meal and make that visit with your loved one. Your thoughtfulness will truly mean the world to them. Your mindfulness will fill your day with purpose [...]

Mindfulness for our Seniors2020-07-03T17:07:21-08:00

Parenting a Parent


As our population ages, the individuals born towards the end of the baby boomer generation are gaining new responsibility in caring for their elderly parents. While statistics support the fact that adult daughters are usually the responsible party as their parents age, sons are rapidly gaining in popularity as caregivers. Learning to parent a parent [...]

Parenting a Parent2020-11-23T10:53:45-09:00
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