aging alaskans

Health Awareness for aging Alaskans

As we age and become wiser, so do our physical and cognitive abilities. Though this new life stage may be seen as a benefit in some communities, this life stage could also be associated with increased fears and concerns. Your aging loved one might begin to fear loneliness, being misunderstood, life coming to an end, […]

living with dementia

living with dementia

Have you experienced those glimmers in the eyes of your loved ones living with dementia? It’s such a joyous moment to “see” them once again. Or brighten up about a song they remember, or a memory they’ve found. Gratefulness in those moments…..<3 #Alzheimers Awareness   saving you The darkness takes him over, the sickness pulls […]

Senior Caregiving

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 […]

Aging in Alaska

Overcoming the Challenges to Aging in Alaska

There is no denying the fact that aging in Alaska has a unique set of challenges and barriers. From the extreme climatic conditions to geographic isolation, there are a lot of factors that impact healthy aging in Alaska. Baxter Senior Living is on a mission to provide and support seniors with a residential setting that […]

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. […]

dementia

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 […]

Alaska Housing for Seniors

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 […]

Senior Alaska Housing

How to Ease the Transition to Senior Alaska Housing

Moving a parent to a senior Alaska housing community may be in their best interest, but you should expect the move to be met with some resistance. No one likes to admit that they are losing the ability to function independently. When the result includes having to leave a long-time family residence, anxiety is further […]

Anchorage Alaska Assisted Living Facility

Anchorage Alaska Assisted Living Facility

Anchorage Alaska Assisted Living Facility Assisted living communities provide an important function by allowing seniors to retain a significant amount of independence while ensuring their daily needs are met. Choosing the right community for yourself or a loved one requires taking the time to tour the complex, meet the staff, and talk to residents. For […]

Anchorage Alaska Senior Housing

WELCOME TO BAXTER SENIOR LIVING Anchorage Alaska Senior Housing Community

WELCOME TO BAXTER SENIOR LIVING Anchorage Alaska Senior Housing Community Watching our progress from the start is so amazing. We are so excited for our completed community. Even more excited to share this place with the Alaskan families who need it! Have you scheduled a tour yet? If not contact us today. 907-891-9696 or email […]