Take Advantage of Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit

More and more people understand that the key to good health is preventive care. Even insurers are pushing for patients to take a proactive approach to their health and Medicare is no exception. Within their first year of eligibility, and then once a year after that, the program encourages all beneficiaries to take advantage of Medicare’s annual wellness visit. The …

Adult daughter hugging her mom at East Shea Assisted Living in Scottsdale

Having the Talk with Your Parent about Moving into Assisted Living

One of the most difficult things in life is accepting the changes that are a normal part of aging. The idea of having someone, even a stranger, provide assistance in the day-to-day chores of life can make you feel inadequate or depressed. Planning this heartfelt conversation ahead of time can help when it’s time to have this talk with your …

Front door of East Shea Assisted Living in Scottsdale AZ

Welcome Home: Personalizing Your Parent’s Assisted Living Home

Moving is one of our most stressful life changes. When you add in the emotions that are a normal part of moving into an assisted living home, it can ratchet the stress level up to 11. One of the factors contributing to that stress is the fact that you’re moving into the unknown. Personalizing your space goes a long way …