Shenandoah Senior Living Blog

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...