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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...