National Assisted Living Week will be September 8-14, 2013. This is a time of year when we are reminded of the importance of elderly care and that assisted living is a wonderful option for those aging individuals who are struggling to take care of themselves or are overwhelmed with the physical or emotional aspects of tending to a home and surrounding property.
Assisted Living Week focuses on shining a light on the relationships that are formed among residents, family members, staff, and others when it comes to assisted living. There is a connection that is forged during these years when at an assisted living facility. Residents form wonderful relationships with one another, have a valuable support system that they might not have had while living in their previous home, and they are able to share common interests, hobbies, and feel connected in a way that they might not have felt in a long time.
Assisted Living Week also highlights the value of staff members, nurses, and other assisted living personnel who become connected to the residents and provide valuable services and support to them throughout the year.
Every individual within the community, whether it is a community comprised of separate homes or an apartment style facility, contributes in some beneficial manner to the rest of the community. Assisted living is not about individuals as much as it is about the community as a whole.
Every person, from the residents to the basic support staff make these assisted living centers feel like home to everyone involved. The goal of every employee at an assisted living facility is turn the apartment, condo, or house into the feel of home for every resident. It’s important for senior citizens to feel welcome and included and with all of the wonderful activities that most assisted living facilities provide to their residents; it becomes a place where they can live life to the fullest.
National Assisted Living Week was established in 1995 and continues to be a great way for every member of these tight knit communities to get together and share the benefits of living in assisted living with friends, relatives, and other individuals who are interested.
The goal of Assisted Living Week is to raise awareness of the prospects of assisted living for any seniors who are in need of some basic level of assistance with their everyday affairs. To learn more about assisted living, contact any number of wonderful facilities that are just a short drive away from your home.
For more information about Pipestone Place Assisted Living in Hill Country Village,TX or to take a tour, call today (210) 718-0211.