What is Respite Care and Why is It Important?

According to a 2020 report, 53 million Americans are providing unpaid caregiving support to adult family members and loved ones. Of those who are caregivers, many are experiencing caregiver burnout, a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion. In a nutshell,...

Volunteering and Seniors: So Much to Give and So Much to Gain

While retirement is often a much-anticipated life milestone associated with relaxation, freedom to travel, and more time spent with loved ones, many older adults who bid their final farewell to the workplace find themselves unsure how to fill their newfound time with...

How Does Sleep Impact those with Dementia?

Sleep. We all know it is essential, yet so many factors in today’s fast-paced world can make it challenging to get a healthy amount. For our loved ones with dementia, sleep is even more important—both the quality and quantity of sleep are affected by dementia, and the...

What Causes Anxiety in Older Adults and How to Recognize It

Mental health is a critical aspect of well-being that unfortunately continues to lack the share of attention and necessary treatment that it deserves. As many as 14.5% of those aged 82 and over are experiencing anxiety symptoms, and a term used to describe a...

What are Some Factors When Choosing a Memory Care Home?

For those who are caring for a loved one with dementia, the burden can feel overwhelming. In 2022, 1 in 9 individuals age 65 or over have Alzheimer’s disease; 83% of those caring for them are unpaid family members. Family caregivers are physically and emotionally...

What is The Difference Between Personal Care and Assisted Living?

There may come a time when you are interested in relieving some of the burdens of homeownership and household management, instead of investing in the pursuit of leisure activities and personal fulfillment in your later years. Or, perhaps you have a loved one who has...

I’m always recommending The Hickman. As long-time residents in the area, this is our community. Living here has given my Dad a sense of belonging... a feeling of home.”

The staff here really do care. I enjoy the social aspects, and the food is excellent.”

Within the first week, my Dad settled in. Not long after that, he said one day 'I'm glad it was my idea to come here.”

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