1. 3 Signs An Assisted Living Facility Is Right For Your Elderly Loved One

    It can sometimes be hard to admit that we need help, no matter how old we are. Senior citizens can sometimes find themselves in a unique situation, where they want to go on living independently, but simply can’t maintain their lifestyle because of physical or mental conditions beyond their control. Family members often struggle to know exactly where the boundaries are in this sensitive time of l…Read More

  2. 3 Signs Your Elderly Relative Would Benefit From An Independent Living Facility

    Thanks to advanced medical care and quality of life, today’s senior citizens are living longer and in better health than those from past generations. If your elderly loved one has no major medical problems, you might think that it’s far too early to think about a senior living facility like Pine Hills. This is a common misconception, however. There are many different types of senior living com…Read More

  3. Why the Flu Shot is Important for Seniors

    In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week, scheduled as December 7-13, we wanted to extend a special reminder to make sure to get your loved ones their annual flu shot. Flu shots are particularly important for the elderly as they are at increased risk for serious health risk posed by the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized fro…Read More

  4. Tips For Talking To Mom & Dad About Senior Living In Hot Springs, SD

    Your parents are your role models. For your entire life they’ve always been there for you, offering advice and encouragement. You know they’d do anything for you, and now it’s time to return the favor. Many people are hesitant when it comes time to talk to their parents about the next phase of their life. Oftentimes our elderly relatives don’t want to admit that the time has come to transi…Read More

  5. Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Senior Living Facility

    Having to make the decision to place mom or dad in an assisted living facility is rarely easy. Horror stories from the media, guilt and financial concerns often turn a very logical decision into one that is fraught with conflicting emotions. Remembering every consideration when choosing an assisted living facility can be difficult when the aforementioned factors come into play. When visiting and…Read More

  6. The Importance Of Independent Living For Seniors

    The importance of being independent is twofold for seniors. Independence is sometimes the only thing seniors may feel they can control as certain aspects of their life change as they age. No matter our age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. Our assisted living in Hot Springs, SD is designed by people who know exactly what retirees are looking for. Independence is instilled in us throug…Read More

  7. Why Our Senior Living in Hot Springs SD Is the Perfect Place for Those Who Love to Travel

    When you were planning for your retirement, what did you imagine it would be like? For many people, they hoped their retirement years would be filled with travel. Whether it was around the country in an RV or flying abroad to exotic locations, you retirement years should be filled with the kind of adventures you wanted to take. Our senior living facility in Hot Springs, SD is the ideal place to li…Read More

  8. Stay Happier by Staying Active

    As our bodies age, we learn that we just aren’t able to do some of the activities we used to love passing time with. Staying active both mentally and physically, while living in a retirement community, is difficult or when your body and mind just won't cooperate; but practice makes perfect. Studies have shown that higher levels of mental and physical activity in elderly correlates with higher l…Read More

  9. The Most Dangerous Mistakes Regarding Medication

    Caring for elderly loved ones can be a challenge, even for the most conscientious of assisted living facilities. Monitoring every aspect of another’s day can present issues that had rarely, if at all, considered. Medications often fall under the category of those things that weren’t given full thought and consideration by those at home caregivers who can get distracted by all the other chores …Read More

  10. The Challenges Posed to Seniors by Seasonal Allergies

    Warm air, sunshine-filled days and blooming flora and fauna. After a long and chill-filled winter, spring in South Dakota is warmly anticipated.  Not so anticipated are those symptoms created by all that re-wakening of nature. Sneezing, water eyes, stuffy and runny noses. Spring allergies can affect everyone; elderly population included. Seniors are just as likely to suffer from the uncomfortabl…Read More