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New Technologies in Assistive Care

Senior Care Housing Assistive Devices Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs A recent article in the Huffington Post discussed how technology may change aging in the next 10 years. There are many technologies already helping seniors stay independent longer. These technologies generally help seniors to accomplish tasks and stay safe in their home, whether it is a house, a condo […] Continue reading →

Assisted Living

Senior Elderly Assisted Living Facilities Twin Cities MN In Minnesota, assisted living varies from a three bedroom luxury apartment with full kitchen and multiple baths, to an efficiency apartment with a partial kitchen and half bath.  To be considered “Assisted Living” in Minnesota the minimum requirements are: 2 meals a day. Weekly housekeeping and laundry service. Assistance with 3 or more of the […] Continue reading →

Alzheimer’s & Memory Care

Alzheimers Memory Care Facility Options Information Twin Cities MN There are various settings for Memory care today.  Many Assisted Living communities have a secure area for those that need a higher level of staff assistance and are at risk of wandering.  There are also sites today that require a dementia diagnosis for their residents. Staff to resident ratios is higher in memory care settings […] Continue reading →

Independent Living

Senior Elderly Independent Living Facilities Twin Cities MN The term Independent Living is used generally to promote senior apartment style living. If you are independent, the two important questions to ask are: Do you want to own or rent? Do you want to change communities or move again if you need assistance? Most of the clients that we work with prefer to rent […] Continue reading →

Senior Housing Options

Seniors Elderly Alzheimers Housing Assistance Care Facilities Twin Cities MN There are many types of communities called “Senior Housing.”  What a community is called does not give you a good understanding of what you might need or want.  Many communities will combine the housing types below into a single building or campus, thus providing some “continuum of care.” Our local experts will help you understand […] Continue reading →

Nursing Homes

Elderly Care Nursing Home Facilities Information Twin Cities MN Nursing homes also known as Skilled Nursing Facilities are federally regulated.  They provide nursing staff- RNs/LPNs around the clock.  Today,there are many alternatives to a nursing home and the level of care found there.  It is important to ask and understand what care is really needed. Many senior living options offer Independent, Assisted Living and […] Continue reading →

Residential Care

Seniors Elderly Residential Home Care Facilities Twin Cities MN Minnesota has a growing number of residential care homes.  In this setting, typically there are 4-7 residents in a home within a residential neighborhood.  Each resident is in a private or shared room and may have a private or shared bathroom.  Because of the smaller intimate setting, there is a higher level of attention given […] Continue reading →