Archive for Tag: senior communities

How to Interact with a Senior Who Has Hearing Issues

Helen Keller once said: “Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people.” As we age, our ears lose the ability to hear high-pitched sounds, including many consonant sounds—low-pitched vowels are the last to be...

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Secrets Your Parents Keep

Though respecting your parents’ privacy and independence is important, some information they withhold could be crucial to their health, safety, and general well-being. Many seniors tend to hide personal information like bruises, falls, and financial troubles from their kids...

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How to Answer Tough Questions From a Loved One With Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia often make everyday communication challenging. For example, persons with Alzheimer’s might repeat words or use one word when they mean another. Many individuals also seem to lack reasoning ability and rational thinking. These issues are...

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How to Approach a Senior Loved One About Finances

Conversations around finances are never easy. Especially, when those conversations are with our loved ones who may not be able to care for themselves anymore. Talking about finances can be an uncomfortable and stressful situation for both parties. Elders...

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How to Approach a Senior Patient About Finances

As healthcare providers, it’s critical to have open and honest conversations about healthcare costs with your senior patients who are looking for senior living options. For many seniors, the decision to move into a senior living community is a...

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Medicaid Qualifications in NY & CT

Medicaid qualifications can be challenging to navigate. This program offers health insurance for children, pregnant women, seniors, and those with disabilities. The 2010 Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid to provide coverage for more low-income individuals. What Does Medicaid Eligibility...

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2023 Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory

Oasis Senior Advisors East Tennessee is proud to once again be sponsoring the Walk to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory, the annual fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Tennessee, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, education, and resources to individuals and families...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Senior Loved One

As a loved one of a senior, it is well known that not all topics are easily addressed and digestible. Some conversations that need to be addressed might be awkward or taboo. Some examples of uncomfortable topics are the...

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