There are many ways in which assisted living can enhance the quality of life for seniors. Giving seniors a helping hand to manage their medicine or by organizing social activities. Employees can improve seniors living standards in both big and small ways.
How Does Assisted Living Make Senior’s Lives Easier?
Assisted living can enhance quality of life in a multitude of ways that benefit inhabitants and their families. Residents are supplied with safety, socialization, and a wide variety of amenities to ensure their happiness and comfort. Families get peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are cared for.
The following ways ensure their happiness:
A Sense of Community
As we age, we typically reduce our social circles and have fewer possibilities for socialization. Assisted living facilities offer a variety of possibilities to connect with others. They provide the individuals who reside in them with immediate community. Isolation and loneliness can have a major adverse effect on one’s health, it’s crucial for elderly individuals to maintain healthy social contacts. Living facilities assisted offer a broad variety of social activities.
A Safe Living Environment
Ageing pitfalls, such as falling can have catastrophic implications. While falls are prevalent in seniors and often result in injuries ranging from a minor inconvenience to fatal, studies indicate that they can be avoided to a large extent. A secure living environment and someone who gives you a hand when you need it and access to assistance are things that may not be as readily available when living at home alone. While individuals may be reluctant to ask for assistance, it can sometimes assist you retain higher independence in the long run by asking for some assistance up front.
Help with Managing Medication
Typically, assisted living staff members help residents manage their medications in a variety of ways. The assisted living facility will operate with the pharmacy of choice, whether it is a mail order service or the corner drugstore. Typically, assisted living facilities contract with an external pharmacy, which makes it easier for the residents. This may include ongoing education sessions and medication audits to verify that a resident independently administers his or her medications.
Sustaining Everyday Tasks
At assisted living facilities, many routine daily tasks are taken care for you. Aided living facilities typically serve three meals a day. If a resident has unique dietary requirements, such as a necessity for low-fat or low-sugar products, the meals are prepared according to those requirements. Light housekeeping, laundry and transportation are also provided by assisted living facilities.
Fairmont Grand’s passion is to create an environment where your well-being is at the center of everything we do. Fairmont Grand Memory Care offers a wide-range of services designed to meet your or your loved one’s unique needs. No one senior is alike so we provide lifestyle options that include our unique Memory Care Units. We call this resident-centered care.
At Fairmont Grand Senior Living, we have wellness programs that nourish the body and activities that create community. This approach extends to many services that exist to simplify your life eliminating some of your burdens while retaining your favorite pastimes and cherished routines.
Fairmont Grand Senior Living Community
Fairmont Grand is a resident centered senior living and memory care facility in Rapid City, SD. Our goal is to create an environment where resident well-being is at the heart of everything we do.
Our wide range of services are designed to meet you or your loved one’s daily needs. We offer restaurant style dining options, a variety of physical activities, and give residents the opportunity to live as independently as possible.