What is Independent Living?

what is independent living resized
Independent Living Facilities are a Senior housing option for those Seniors who are be ready to remove the responsibilities of caring for their home, but  who need little to no...
Continue reading

What is Skilled Nursing?

what is skilled nursing
  A Skilled Nursing Facility is a health-care institution that has available nursing care 24 hours a day, the supervision of the care of patients by a physician, the capability...
Continue reading

When Does a Parent Need Memory Care?

One of the challenging issues you can face with an aging parent is helping them cope with memory  issues. Memory decline or disease can cause a senior adult to make...
Continue reading

What is Memory Care?

52518746 s
Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Memory Care is a Senior housing option for people...
Continue reading

What is Assisted Living?

Assisted Living is a Senior housing option for those who want to maintain a level of independence while also having access to personal care services. There are almost 29,000 Assisted...
Continue reading

What Does Assisted Living Cost in the U.S?

Assisted living facilities are a popular choice for Americans as they move into their senior years and find that they need some assistance with their daily activities while maintaining an...
Continue reading

How Long Are You Prepared To Live?

Want To Live Until You Are 100? A fact: the most common answer to the question, “How long do you think you will live?” is “100 years”.  It’s no surprise...
Continue reading

When Is It Time To Go On a Nursing Home's Waiting List?

Changes in a senior's circumstances can happen very quickly. Something as simple as a slip on a hard floor can have a life-changing outcome, especially for a senior that is frail or on blood thinning medications.

Continue reading

Claiming the Car Keys from an Elderly Parent – When is it time?

As our parents age, there are conversations we have to have about safety concerns. One that looms large is the conversation about giving up driving. But if you find yourself...
Continue reading

FAST! Affordable Senior Housing

Moving into Low Income Senior Apartments that are part of HUD's Section 202 Affordable Senior Housing is really easy!! First and foremost you must be sure that you qualify: Resident...
Continue reading

Understanding Medicare Coverage for Skilled Nursing Facility Care

When a transfer from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility is the next step, many questions arise about what Medicare may cover and what your options are. This article...
Continue reading

Affordable Senior Apartments Have Perks

Senior living options over the past decade have really expanded, giving seniors more choices about where to live. The communities themselves are also evolving, offering more amenities, higher end décor,...
Continue reading

Keeping Your Aging Mind and Body Healthy and Active

“Aging gracefully” has turned into something of a meaningless buzzword, adorning article headline after article headline. Perhaps “aging capably” might better convey the goal that just about all of us...
Continue reading

Alabama Cities That Have Housing Choice Voucher Open Enrollment

It is easier to obtain Section 202 Low Income Senior Housing because resident's do not have to go through the lengthy process of signing up with the Housing Choice Voucher...
Continue reading

How To Obtain Section 8 Low Income Senior Housing

The steps to obtain Low Income senior housing can be riddled with difficulty if you don't know where to look. The fastest and easiest way to get into an Affordable...
Continue reading

Our Favorite Resources for Aging Parents and Seniors

Here at Senioridy we like to collect useful resources for seniors in one easy-to-navigate location. That includes information on healthcare, medical insurance, and the other important things you’ve got to...
Continue reading

Low Income Senior Housing – Understanding Section 202 Affordable Senior Housing

5 Things to Know About Section 202 Housing In 2011 the first of the baby boomer generation reached age 65. The data now shows that every 10 seconds another person...
Continue reading

What is the difference between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home?

All senior living facilities are not created equal, nor are they created for the same purposes. For most folks, until it comes time to look into senior living options yourself,...
Continue reading

Free Transportation for Homewood Seniors (Age 60+)

This program offers FREE transportation to seniors 60 and older who live inside  Homewood City limits. Call Homewood Senior Center at 332-6500 to...
Continue reading

State & Federal Senior Agencies

Below you will find a list of some of the State and Federal Agencies that offer helpful Senior Information. Along with helpful information on senior m...
Continue reading