In the past, we’ve discussed clutter clues that might indicate that a senior loved one is struggling to maintain the demands of a single family home. So: what next? If you noticed any of these safety warning signs over the holiday season, how do you approach your loved one about your concerns? How might you […]
Holiday gatherings in the family home provide moments of connection and memory-making. This time spent in your parent’s environment can also tell you a lot about how they are able to function from day to day. A visit after several months away can give you a snapshot of how well your loved one is able […]
Tips for caregivers navigating the holidays while caring for Mom or Dad. For years, we have helped families navigate what is often a joyful but chaotic time for caregivers- the holidays. This year brings with it an additional layer of stress- a global pandemic. In light of this, we have pulled together practical advice from […]
As the holiday season grows closer, Commonwealth Senior Living wants you to know we are thinking about you. We have heard from several families who are worried about their loved ones isolating alone during this time and have asked for guidance on when it may be time to seek additional support. Although living alone does […]
Today we wanted to lift your spirits with this wonderful story about Robert “Popeye” “Pop” Carter and Robin, told from the perspective of Stephanie Johnston, Sales and Marketing Director of Commonwealth Senior Living at Gloucester House. Robin Singleton, an elementary school teacher, has been a friend of the Johnston family since she was young. Stephanie […]
We know you’ve been wondering… “If Mom moves to the community now, when will we get to visit her?” We understand that moving a loved one to senior living is probably one of the most important and difficult decisions you will ever make. Our residents’ connections to their friends and families are vital. At Commonwealth […]
As we prepare for the holidays, we at Commonwealth Senior Living are thinking about families, those who we serve and those who we have not met yet. We know that this time of year can be challenging in many ways. It can bring a unique kind of stress for those caring for a loved one […]
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