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Q. How do you know what to look for when Safety and Socialization become a concern?

Once safety is a concern there are many things to consider: Is your loved one taking their medication as prescribed? Are you sure? Is it timely? Are they eating a nutritional meal and drinking enough fluids? Are the things they use on a daily basis up on the counter tops and not under cabinets? Throw rugs; although they are decorative are they a fall risk? Safety first! Isolation causes depression and stress which leads to illness. Is your loved one sleeping more than usual, not caring about their appearance? This can be a sign of depression. We all need a …

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What is the biggest difference between Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Communities?

Residents in a nursing home require around the clock care and monitoring. They typically live with more complex health care conditions that require the assistance of a skilled nurse. Residents in an assisted living community generally require custodial care. It might be a person who lives with memory loss and isn’t safe living alone. Or an adult with mobility problems who needs a little help transferring from their bed to their favorite chair. Assisted Living Communities are the ‘new’ Nursing homes of the future. To find out more information please give us a call at Assisted Living Made Simple (386) …

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What is the difference between a National placement agency and a local placement agency?

A local placement company will keep your information confidential; we are more knowledgeable about the properties in the area as we visit them on a regular basis. We understand the day-to-day operations of the local facilities, and we know what each facility specializes in. To find out more information please give us a call at Assisted Living Made Simple (386) 847-2322 or visit our facility at 629 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach.

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What Can a Senior Placement Service Do For You?

Our Senior Care Advisors guide you through the “healthcare maze” while taking away the fear of the unknown. We provide a complimentary service that takes you by the hand and walks you through that process. We are passionate advocates for seniors and their needs by providing a complete senior living resource service. To find out more information please give us a call at Assisted Living Made Simple (386) 847-2322 or visit our facility at 629 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach.

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Monthly Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser 629 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 386-847-2322 LOOK WHAT WE HAVE IN OUR OFFICE!!!! YES, THAT’S RIGHT! IT IS THE QUANTUM EDGE 2.0 POWER CHAIR!!!!!  HOW COOL IS THIS????? YOU MUST COME BY AND SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT!!!! IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN NEED OF ONE OF THESE AMAZING CHAIRS, PLEASE COME ON BY!!!!! It is on consignment by one of our family members. Helpful information and phone numbers Balance and Motion – Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:15 at Florida Health Care Wellness Center – 471 …

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Seniors with Mesothelioma: How to Live the Life You Want

The days when doctors prescribed nothing but bed rest during cancer treatment are long gone. Modern research has revealed that excessive inactivity actually poses a grave danger to seniors with cancer. Inactivity can reduce the benefits of medical treatments by leading to poor physical fitness, and being idle all day also increases your risk of anxiety and depression. This can lead to a vicious cycle as chronic fatigue further discourages you from getting out and living your life. No doubt, the symptoms of mesothelioma and the side effects of the treatments you undergo will sap some of your energy and …