We are happy to announce that our Carlton Pointe location has been acquired by a franchisee (NeSonya and Henri Parker) and is now reopened. They will be hosting an Open House on February 27, 2021 by appointment only. Please call 919-435-4459 for additional information. […]
The Value of Consistent Caregivers
Seeing the same caregivers on a regular basis improves quality of care and quality of life for aging seniors. A Familiar Face When you’re relying on someone for personal care, there’s nothing better than seeing a friendly face. At Avendelle, it’s essential to us that our residents feel comfortable asking for help whenever they […]
Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Memory Care
Memory Care is already available in some Avendelle assisted living homes and will soon be integrated into others. What is Memory Care? Memory care is a specialized type of skilled nursing that helps seniors cope with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other memory problems. It is a comprehensive approach that includes modifying the […]
Are you putting off assisted living?
It’s hard for family caregivers to know when it’s the right time for assisted living. Consider these factors for an easier transition. The decision to move your parent or loved one into an assisted living home could be one of the hardest you’ll ever have to make. For many caregivers, it’s an impossible decision and […]
3 Phases of Elderly Care
For family caregivers considering assisted living for a loved one, it’s important to understand the way in which elderly care needs progress. As you evaluate senior care options, it’s important to understand the way in which elderly care needs progress with age. You’ve likely already seen your parent or loved one’s needs increase over time, […]
Assisted Living Facility vs. Family Care Home
With all the senior living options available, it’s important to find a place that feels like home. At its core, Avendelle has something in common with larger facilities in that we all provide assisted living solutions for aging seniors. What sets us apart is our devotion to individualized care for every resident. To keep that […]
The Importance of Caregiver Ratio
What really matters when it comes to resident-to-caregiver ratios? As you evaluate long-term care options for your loved one, it’s important to understand resident-to-caregiver ratios and what they mean. It may come as a surprise that discretion over staffing falls directly to the assisted living facilities providing care. The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) […]
Is It Time For Assisted Living?
Is It Time For Assisted Living? Aging can be a scary time for your loved ones and for you as you try and help them. Is your loved one skipping appointments with their doctors? It is actually a common scenario where an elderly family member will either insist they are still healthy enough to work […]
Making Sure Your Senior Loved One Is Safe This Winter
Senior Safety is paramount in winter. This time of year can be especially dangerous for seniors because of slips and falls. Nearly three million American seniors suffer falls every year according to the CDC. Tragically, the number of seniors who lose their lives to unintentional falls is getting higher every year. If you live in […]
Is It Time For Your Loved One To Transition To Assisted Living? Here Are The Signs.
You’re Not Alone. Millions of Americans devote time and energy to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, in fact over 15 million. And over time as things progress, the cost of caregiving may become very high. Family members and friends often find themselves unable to […]