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4 Safety Tips for Seniors to Enjoy Summer & Sun

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Aug 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

With the summer temperatures steadily increasing, it is more important than ever to maintain safety while outside. Located in Georgia, Brickmont Assisted Living understands the importance of keeping safe during the summer months. With a higher risk of heat strokes, dehydration, and other heat-related ailments, we want to help older adults enjoy a fun and safe summer!

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Topics: Senior Living, Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living

Senior Transportation Options Available

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Aug 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Transportation is an important topic to think about, especially as you climb in age. While you may have joined a retirement community, you still have places you need to go and things you want to do. Adventure is out there, and even if you might not be able to drive yourself, you can still travel and visit new places.

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Topics: Senior Living, Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living, Health

Planning for the Modern Retirement Age

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Jul 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

The modern retirement age is changing and gradually increasing as time goes on. While the average retirement age used to be 65 years old, it has progressively increased to 67 years old for those born after 1959. As the modern retirement age changes, you may be wondering what your retirement age is, or you may need a little help planning what your retirement will look like.

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Topics: Senior Living, Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living, Finances & Budgeting

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? A Brief History

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Jul 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you have an aging friend or family member, you may want to consider learning more about diseases that affect mental and physical health. In this case, we encourage you to ask ‘What is Alzheimer's disease?’ Alzheimer's disease is a condition that can cause memory loss, mood swings, confusion, and even loss of speech, and is typically seen in older adults 65 years and older. For those interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease, Brickmont Assisted Living wants to help you better understand the disease and its side effects.READ: RECOGNIZING MEMORY IMPAIRMENT  IN OLDER LOVED ONES

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Topics: Senior Living, Memory Care, Brickmont Assisted Living

The Value of Affordable Senior Living

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Jun 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When we envision ourselves getting older and retiring, it’s reasonable to picture it in the comfort of our permanent home. While it sounds lovely, remaining in a home with such responsibility can be an anxious and isolated experience. Most seniors may have a plan with their money, and budget responsibly, but it isn’t always enough to live comfortably. Brickmont Assisted Living believes in affordable senior living to give your loved one the happiness and peace of mind they desire while offering comfortable assisted living.

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Topics: Senior Living, Brickmont Assisted Living, Value

Making Assisted Living Meaningful

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on May 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM



Is your loved one anticipating a transition into a senior living community in the near future? Moving into a senior living community can be a positive life choice as well in addition to a wonderful experience. For some, moving may seem like an overwhelming change that they may not feel ready for. With a little planning, the transition to assisted living can be an easier one. Meanwhile, Brickmont Assisted Living has a few tips to help a loved one better adjust to a senior living community:

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Topics: Senior Living, Brickmont Assisted Living

4 Guidelines That Help Protect Your Loved One from online Scams

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Apr 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM



If you are the child of an aging parent, you may have concerns about a loved one that has the potential to be the target of fraudulent scams. In fact, in many scams, a senior in your life may be victimized more than any other age group of people you know. Victims of scammers (and their loved ones) are often faced with a financial mess to clean up.
                       

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Topics: Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living

5 Helpful Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Apr 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM



With spring comes a task that many seniors want to avoid because it can be a draining and taxing task for your older loved one. While many seniors think of it as an opportunity to clean, de-clutter or downsize, we want to make sure their home is safe as well. Finding the perfect balance of care in senior living helps your loved one take advantage of their spring cleaning tradition.

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Topics: Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living

Assisted Living That’s Designed with You in Mind

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Mar 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM



At Brickmont Assisted Living, we believe all seniors deserve to live where they are loved. This is the philosophy behind all we do, from our passionate hospitality to the layout of our community. Every one of our apartments are designed with our resident’s safety and comfort in mind. By offering spacious one and two-bedroom apartments, residents can easily relax and also visit with guests in their private living area.

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Topics: Senior Living, Brickmont Assisted Living

Preventative Measures for Senior Anxiety

Posted by The Brickmont Assisted Living Team on Feb 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM



Anxiety disorders are significantly common and impact over 40 million people in America. When these issues go untreated they may worsen with age. Worry about medication expenses, affordable senior living, and mobility restrictions can cause seniors situational anxiety. With these various factors contributing to senior anxiety, the most efficient way of preventing these types of disorders is by being aware of the risk factors.

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Topics: Helpful Tips, Brickmont Assisted Living