Moving can be an overwhelming process, no matter the situation. Whether you are moving across the country or moving a loved one into assisted living, there are tips and tricks to make the process easier for everyone. At Frontida Assisted Living in Germantown, Wisconsin, we help people transition into their next phase of life by creating a community to get the help they need while maintaining their independence. If you want to learn more about ways to make the transition easier, keep reading!
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Take Time To Find the Right Community
Just like you spend time finding the best house that fits your needs, take time to find the right community for your loved one. There are many different senior living communities out there, and many cater to varying types of needs. Find a place where your loved one can call home and actually feel like they are home.
Familiarize Yourself With the Community First
One great way to make the transition easier is through getting your loved one familiarized with their new community before completely moving them in. Spend time taking them to their new home while showing them around and introducing them to new people. When they begin living there full time, they will already know the place and feel comfortable.
Keep Things Familiar
Keeping things familiar for your loved one will help them feel like their life wasn’t completely changed. This is especially important for seniors who need extra memory care. Look for assisted living communities in the area where your loved one already lives and fill their room with memorabilia, or try to make the room similar to the bedroom they are currently living in. This will help them feel like they are still at home and in a place where they feel most comfortable.
No matter where you are moving to, it is important to get out and get social with the locals. Helping your loved one become more social at their new home will help ease the transition process. A healthy social life is important for everyone. At Frontida Assisted living, we help facilitate an environment that promotes social activity and gets our residents out and about doing things they love. We plan meaningful activities so that residents can fill their time staying active and busy with each other, creating valuable relationships.
If you’re looking at beginning the transition to assisted living for your loved one, Frontida Assisted Living can help. Our highest priority is catering to our residents so that they can get the assistance and love that they deserve. Our 24/7 care ensures that they are always taken care of, so rest knowing that they are in great hands. Find a home for your loved one at Frontida, and schedule your tour today!
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