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Streaming TV Series Our Residents Will Enjoy

2 November 2020

Getting swept up on a great television series can make us laugh, provide a shared interest with others, or simply forget our worries for a little while. Streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Disney+, offer an enormous variety of options for television (as well as movies) but it might...

Identifying and Addressing Common Sleep Problems in Seniors

26 October 2020

Today we hope to educate all our Front Royal-area senior assisted living community residents, family, and friends on the subject of healthy sleep. Sleep disorders affect people of all ages, but they become more prevalent during your senior years, putting you at risk for a range of other mental and...

Flu Season Preparation Guide

12 October 2020

Greetings once again to all of our Front Royal-area assisted living residents, family, neighbors, and friends. We’re entering flu season here in Front Royal, and while most focus today is rightfully centered on COVID, you simply must address the dangers of flu season and what you need to do now!...

How Important is Heart Health?

28 September 2020

Welcome back to our blog page for our Front Royal-area assisted living community. No matter what stage of care need your elderly loved one is at, you can trust that you have proven professionals right around the corner here at Shenandoah Senior Living to deliver genuine quality of life improvement...

Transitioning to Assisted Living – Five Essential Tips To Consider

21 September 2020

Helping your parent or a loved one make the move to professional assisted living care here in Front Royal can be overwhelming for all involved. However, there are steps you can take to make the transition as easy and comfortable as possible. The key is thinking ahead and taking a...

Is a Joint Bank Account Between Dependent Elderly and Family Right for You?

14 September 2020

We routinely receive finance-related questions while providing professional assisted living services here in Front Royal. A commonly asked question pertains to whether or not establishing joint bank accounts between seniors and their family. We want to recognize “A Place For Mom” who authored great guidance on this subject that we...

Making Your Doctor Visit Better

31 August 2020

We witness and understand that there are certain stresses involved in visiting the doctor and the dentist. We discovered some very practical advice provided by Dr. John Voytas, M.D., a Doctor of Geriatric Medicine. He focuses on preparation for the visit and how it can make things go so much...

Defining Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care

24 August 2020

Our team of assisted living care providers here at Shenandoah Senior Living in Front Royal are there for all of you at home care providers. Much of our blog is dedicated to works designed to assist you in your selfless commitment to your senior loved ones. Unfortunately, there will come...

Protect Your Senior Loved Ones from These Scams

17 August 2020

We often hear horrible stories from families concerning an elderly loved one who was short-changed or downright scammed, financially or otherwise. Our caring professionals here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living focus this blog post on the topic of con-artists and scammers of all stripes. While this blog post is...

Summer Hydration Care Advise for Seniors

3 August 2020

We appreciate the positive feedback from all of us here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living regarding the practical utility of our blog. It is now August and the increasing heat index can be deadly for the young and senior alike. The safety of our cherished residents in our top...

An Insight into Twenty Inspirational Women Over 60

13 July 2020

Hello once again from our team of Front Royal-area assisted living care professionals. Since it is dangerously hot outside these days, you all are probably looking for things to do inside to have some fun and beat the heat. Today we thought it might be inspiring to consider our list...

Eight Facts You Should Know about Summer and Senior Citizens

6 July 2020

In our continuing effort to support those of you who lovingly support your senior loved ones, our team of Front Royal-area assisted living professionals thought it would be wise to share eight facts you should know about summer and senior care. We want all of you at-home care providers to...

Follow Father’s Day with These Great Tributes that Dad Will Enjoy

22 June 2020

Whether you spent Father’s Day with Dad here at Shenandoah Senior Living (here in Front Royal) or not, start thinking about your next tribute to remind him of how special he is to you and your family. If life got in the way and you could not be with Dad...

How To Communicate With Your Older Parents So They Hear You

8 June 2020

We hope you realize by now that we pride ourselves here at Shenandoah Assisted Living (here in Front Royal) for helping more than our residents and their families. We take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Front Royal who lovingly provide at-home assisted living for your loved...

Shenandoah Covid-19 Community Update

25 May 2020

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What's Next After a Loved One Moves to Assisted Living?

11 May 2020

In the months leading up to a senior loved one’s transition to an assisted living community like ours here at Shenandoah Senior Living Front Royal, family members are busy (often overwhelmed) juggling all of the details of the move. From helping your loved one to downsize and sell their home...

Managing Your Loved One’s Finances

4 May 2020

We pride ourselves here at Shenandoah Senior Living (here in Front Royal) for helping more than our residents and their families. We take great pride in helping you, our neighbors here in Front Royal who lovingly provide at-home assisted living services to your loved ones. Trust us, we know your...

Recognizing and Helping Residents with Hearing Problems

20 April 2020

If you ever watched a comedic sitcom or movie on television, you likely seen this common scene. An elderly person loses their hearing aid, causing them to mishear certain lines from another character. As a result, a comedic situation is played out. However, it’s only a satirization of a subject...

Physical and Mental Care Tips for At-Home Senior and Memory Care Loved Ones

13 April 2020

Greetings all. Your caring staff here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal are fully aware that this is the third pandemic-related blog post in a row. Rest assured we’ll move on soon enough to more uplifting messaging, but we can’t turn our head to the fact that defending...

Seven Ways to Boost Your Loved One's Morale During the Coronavirus Epidemic

6 April 2020

Today we offer you an outstanding article written by Linda Dono, a featured writer with AARP. We believe all readers can take something away from this. To protect the most vulnerable residents against COVID-19, assisted living communities (like ours here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal ) are...

Helping our Senior Loved One’s Stay Active During the Coronavirus Pandemic

31 March 2020

All of us here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal are adjusting dialing to the unprecedented challenges to providing professional assisted living care services. One of the most rewarding services that we conduct is group exercise classes which of course are both disallowed and unadvised during the COVID-19...

COVID-19 – What We are Doing About It

17 March 2020

Maintaining the health, wellness, and safety of our residents is our number one priority. Due to the COVID-19 situation, effective immediately we are restricting visitors to our community. This is in cooperation with federal mandates regarding this situation. Letters regarding specific details are being sent to the responsible parties for...

A Loss of Appetite in the Elderly

2 March 2020

We have a lot in common with those of you out there providing at-home senor assisted living care services in and around Front Royal. For instance, the challenges related to loss of appetite within our aging loved ones is common to both professional and at-home care givers alike. We believe...

Ten Things Not to Say as a Senior Living or Memory Caregiver – And Why

24 February 2020

As professional assisted living care support providers here in Front Royal, we know it is often times intimidating when providing assisted living loved ones. Today we’re asking all of you in this loving struggle to take a moment and reflect if you might unknowingly make some simple mistakes that make...

The Benefits of In-Home Care for Assisted Living Patients

17 February 2020

Prologue: All professional senior living care providers like us here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living understand and respect those of you who so lovingly carry the burden of care for your loved ones. Part of our community service campaign is to educate via this blog so that you can...

Make Valentine’s Day Special for Your Assisted Living Loved One

10 February 2020

Valentine’s Day reserves special space in the hearts of many of your assisted living loved one’s that we support. Professional assisted living caregivers such as us here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal have long recognized that this Holiday can become a solemn one for many of our...

Addressing Paranoia Within Your Senior Care Loved One

3 February 2020

In our continued support of you angels out there engaged in the loving sacrifice of providing assisted living support, today we’re going to share a fantastic discussion of one of the single most frustrating conditions that caregivers like you often deal with, your loved one’s paranoia. While most of this...

Lessons Learned from Three At-Home Assisted Living Care Support Providers

28 January 2020

Regular readers of our Shenandoah Assisted Living blog know that we provide loving care to their assisted living or memory care dependent loved one. Today, we offer due credit to “BrightFocus Foundation” as the primary source for this blog post and for their genuine professionalism in funding research related to...

About Long-Term Care Insurance and Professional Assisted Living Services

21 January 2020

Suppose your elderly mother or father is struggling with day-to-day activities like laundry, cleaning and cooking. But he or she is not truly ill and doesn’t need a high level of daily health care. You worry about him or her walking up and down stairs or carrying a bag of...

Senior and Memory Care Super Foods

13 January 2020

We want to thank in advance “Active Beat” who publishes insightful works on healthy lifestyles. They recently offered advice for senior care givers regarding nutritional health. Here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living, we gladly share the following with all of you who provide assisted living support to your beloved....

Tips For You New Senior Assisted Living Care Givers

6 January 2020

Well, the new year is upon us. It’s early January and from experience, we here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living know that many of you purposely (and understandably) chose to ignore the notion that your senior loved one is now fully dependent. That is something so many of us...

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah to You and Yours this Season

23 December 2019

Christmas and Chanukah share a similar spiritual message: that it is possible to bring light and hope into the world. These two holidays occur together this year, which makes this an even more special holiday season. This is a season to reflect upon how fortunate we are to have you...

How Dementia Care Supporters Help Themselves and Loved Ones Find Joy during Every Season

9 December 2019

Well, Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we are smack in the middle of the Christmas/Holiday season. Your loved one who are now living with senior living and assisted living support needs have always been the cornerstone of family Holidays and traditions. The challenges increase for all caregivers to continue...

Now is the Time for Us to Say "Thanks" to YOU!

27 November 2019

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to remind one another of the many reasons there are to be grateful. We gather on this day to be thankful for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish, the success we have had, and for the blessings that...

Thanksgiving Holiday Planning for Our Assisted Living Loved Ones

18 November 2019

By now I think all of you realize that here at Front Royal’s Shenandoah Senior Living, we invest in managing this blog as a service to our cherished residents, their families, and to the countless angels out there who lovingly provide self-help at-home senior care services. We feel a heartfelt...

We Invite You to Take a Virtual Tour of our Community

13 November 2019

Today’s blog post is a tribute to our staff who work so hard each day to create the safe, clean, and genuinely attractive living environment that every resident deserves. We invite the followers of our blog to visit our accommodations page to view floor plans and to see a list...

Assisted Living or Memory Care for Early Dementia

6 November 2019

Today’s blog post is designed to help those of you out there trying to decide the strategic care plan for a loved one suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related disease. It is very common for all of you care providers to be confused regarding exactly what...

Reverse the Effects of Aging on the Brain by Dancing

28 October 2019

Hello again! Your friends here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royalempathize with our senior citizen neighbors and with the those who care for them. We all are very aware that as we grow older, we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness. But wait just a moment!...

Halloween Activities for our Senior Assisted Living Loved Ones

14 October 2019

It’s a longstanding tradition here at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal to celebrate Halloween with our assisted living residents. Each year we research new and exciting ideas to smile, laugh, and share our love for our treasured residents. This year we found this article from SeniorAdvisor.com with a...

How to Seek Help with Assisted Living Costs

7 October 2019

Many people who are in need of assisted living services in and around Front Royal put off looking for care for fear of how they will pay for it. Here at Shenandoah Senior Living we are fully committed to providing the highest quality and most affordable assisted living services across...

Must-Ask Questions When Choosing Assisted Living

30 September 2019

When it comes time to begin the most difficult task of choosing a Front Royal, VA senior assisted living community, take a deep breath and accept the fact that you are about to take on very serious responsibility. We want to help you in that endeavor by offering some guidance...

New hope for patients with Alzheimer's: How one family is fighting the disease

23 September 2019

Like his mother Virginia O'Brien before him, Greg O’Brien is battling Alzheimer’s disease with all his might. O'Brien's mother did everything she could to stave off the disease as she cared for her cancer-stricken, wheelchair-bound husband. And she did somehow manage to keep things going until her husband, O'Brien's father,...

Music Revives Memories in Seniors and Dementia Patients

23 September 2019

Modern researchers have discovered that music soothes those suffering from advanced age, dementia, and/or Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at The University of Utah Health recently tested whether they could alleviate anxiety in seniors (with and without dementia) by playing familiar music to them using headphones and a hand-held music device. Anxiety...

Professional Assisted Living Lowers Resident Heart Disease

16 September 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, seniors supported by professional assisted living professionals realize a statistically significant decrease in hospitalization for heart disease. This positive report is attributed to the professional support provided by assisted living communities such as ours at Shenandoah Senior Living (Front Royal, Va)...

About the Guilt Associated with Seeking Professional Senior Living Care Services

9 September 2019

Caring for your loved requiring significant assisted living support is an exhaustive yet fulfilling labor of love. Without doubt it is very stressful as well. At some point this labor of love becomes an unhealthy tax on both the mental and physical state of the caregiver(s). It is at this...

How to Start the Conversation About Transitioning to Assisted Living

22 August 2019

For most seniors, the notion of losing independence is something extremely difficult to admit. The thought of the need to move into an assisted living community is unsettling at best. Putting off the conversation between a senior and his/her caregiver(s) will only exacerbate the fear and anxiety for all parties....

Tips for Visiting Assisted Living Parents During Summer Vacation

20 August 2019

When returning home to Gainesville to visit your aging parents at Shenandoah Senior Living here in Front Royal, give your visit some thought in advance. You are not alone if you find that your visits can be stressful for a host of reasons, not the least of which is witnessing...

Shenandoah Senior Living Wows Front Royal, VA Residents and Family Alike

13 August 2019

When it's time to move your senior parent or loved one to a safe and secure senior living community, we welcome you to consider our Shenandoah Senior Living community! Our record reveals a safe and thriving environment for seniors who require the widest variety of assisted living services. Our care...