Senior Living Options & Costs Infographic: Direct cost comparisons of housing options for the elderly or disabled. Clearly, staying at home in a universally designed home with medical and/or technical support as needed is dramatically less expensive.
For seniors living in nursing homes, the benefits of garden related activities are abounding. Many nursing homes now provide specially designed ‘memory gardens’ and ‘wander gardens’ for residents living with dementia.
The prospect of downsizing can be a difficult one for seniors facing the move to assisted living. A lifetime of memories associated with possessions can be daunting to wade through for families and caregivers.