1. Independent Living Can Open A New Chapter For Seniors!

    When you hear the words “retirement community” or “independent living facility” what’s the first thing that springs to your mind? Be honest. If you’re like most people, you probably envision a nursing home, a place that’s designed to care for ailing seniors suffering from chronic health conditions that make it impossible to live without supervision. While these facilities have their …Read More

  2. Answers To 4 Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living

    The decision to relocate to an assisted living facility isn’t one that’s made easily. For the seniors involved, there are questions of whether or not they’ll be well taken care of, and if they’ll be able to continue the activities or relationships they enjoyed previously. For the other family members involved, there are questions about cost, safety, and how much their senior loved ones wil…Read More

  3. Are Senior Living Expenses Tax Deductible?

    As providers of senior living in Hot Springs, we’ve had the pleasure of helping many families find peace and security for their elders. Whether it’s a mother who’s become very lonely since her husband passed away, or an uncle who’s no longer able to live on his own due to worsening dementia, we provide a calm, comfortable place for people to live, socialize, and visit with the ones they lo…Read More

  4. Your Grandchildren Are Going To LOVE Visiting You At Pine Hills!

    No matter where they’re from or what brought them to Pine Hills, there’s one thing almost all of our residents have in common: they love to talk about their families! Some seniors worry that moving to a senior living facility in Hot Springs, SD, means they won’t be able to entertain their children and grandchildren like they did when they lived in their own home, but this couldn’t be furth…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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