Promoting Senior Care and Resident Safety Through Technology

Posted by Franklin Park on Sep 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Technology is advancing, and that includes the technology used in the realm of senior care. While you may not think of a senior living community as a tech-savvy space, you may be surprised to discover the amount of technology used today in communities, such as Franklin Park Senior Living. Franklin Park operations are evolving and adapting to new technology as it is pushed out and properly tested.

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Topics: Safety, Franklin Park Communities

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: History & Facts

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Alzheimer's disease has become recognized as a condition that a growing number of seniors and their caregivers face every day. It can be hard to understand Alzheimer's disease, which is why Franklin Park Senior Living wants to help our readers and share some general information and historical facts that can be helpful to you and your loved one.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Exceptional Dining Services Offered at Franklin Park Senior Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jul 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Unfortunately, senior dining services have been an overlooked aspect in some senior communities and have created many negative rumors considering the quality of food served to residents. In spite of this, dining in senior living communities has greatly improved, and some communities even offer a fine dining experience.  

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Topics: Diet & Nutrition, Franklin Park Communities

Franklin Park: Creating Value in Senior Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Jun 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

When considering an aging parent or family member's living situation, it's essential to analyze the value that living at home provides them against the value that is received in a senior living community such as Franklin Park. Although senior apartments may be viewed as expensive, they can be quite affordable when you factor in the collection of additional benefits they receive in a community.

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Topics: Senior Living, Franklin Park Communities

Downsizing to a One-Bedroom Senior Apartment

Posted by Franklin Park on Jun 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

As loved ones age, it may be common for them to begin to realize that the home they’re living in is becoming a significant burden. A large house can not only create an extensive list of chores, but it can also be costly and lonely. Many seniors living at home can become overwhelmed with the work required to maintain the house, causing them unwanted stress.

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Topics: Senior Living, Moving, Franklin Park Communities

A Day in the Life of Independent Living

Posted by Franklin Park on Mar 1, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Senior living communities have a wide array of options available to residents that are looking to move-in. Independent living communities are one of the most popular options for seniors that are looking to make the transition. With so many options available to choose from, it can be confusing to decide which experience is best for your lifestyle. 

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Topics: Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities

What is Independent Living?

Posted by Franklin Park on Jan 15, 2019 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

When older adults start to consider their senior living options, they tend to focus on assisted living communities or retirement homes. However, there is another option – independent living communities. Independent living is ideal for seniors who can still live independently but enjoy having access to assistance when needed. 

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Topics: Independent Living, Franklin Park Communities

How to Dine Out as a Senior with Diabetes

Posted by Franklin Park on Dec 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

One of the most crucial factors in managing diabetes is sticking to an adequate meal plan. A strict diet can be tricky enough, but it can become even more challenging when dining out at a restaurant. If you reside in an independent senior living community and are living with diabetes, you can generally trust the dining menu to be diabetic-friendly. However, if you do want to go out, then follow this how-to guide for your next dinner date!

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Topics: Senior Living, Health & Wellness, Franklin Park Communities

Franklin Park Offers Seasonal Maintenance

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 15, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Having aging parents who still live at home can pose certain risks. You may start worrying that housework and landscaping are becoming too much for your older loved one(s), and seasonal home maintenance can be dangerous for those without secure balance and strength. Fortunately, senior services are available if these concerns begin bubbling up.

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Topics: Safety, Healthy Aging, Franklin Park Communities

Franklin Park Moms Share Their Words of Wisdom

Posted by Franklin Park on Oct 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

When it comes to life advice, mother knows best, right? Throughout our lives, moms are our inspiration, role models, and biggest cheerleaders. From teaching us how to tie our shoes to showing us what it means to be compassionate, moms are the master of it all. Here are 20 pieces of advice from some of our moms in the Franklin Park community. 

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Topics: Senior Living, Family & Caregiving, Franklin Park Communities

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