For Friends & Family Members

We all have moments of forgetfulness or lose our balance from time to time. But as we get older, such instances may be a cause of concern. If you have an aging family member or friend, these resources may help you support them throughout the aging process.

  • About Home Health Care

    One of the biggest concerns seniors face is the prospect of leaving a home where they’ve spent many happy years. But as they grow older, maintaining their normal routines can become a challenge. If you notice aging family members or friends who are struggling to keep up but aren’t ready to leave...

  • Caring for Your Loved Ones at Home

    One of the biggest concerns seniors face is the prospect of leaving a home where they’ve spent many happy years. But as they grow older, maintaining their normal routine can become a challenge. If you notice aging family members or friends who are struggling to keep up but aren’t ready to leave...

  • How to Support an Aging Relative or Friend

    We all have moments of forgetfulness or lose our balance from time to time. But as we get older, such instances may be a cause of concern. If you have an aging family member or friend, it’s helpful to be aware of certain signs that might indicate your loved one needs assistance.

  • How to Discuss Moving with an Aging Relative or Friend

    No one likes to think about, much less discuss, moving to an assisted living or long-term care facility. It’s difficult for the senior, the family and even friends as they face the possibility of a substantial life change. While each situation is different, openly discussing one’s preferences can...

  • How to Pay for Long-Term Care

    When considering a move to long-term care, people naturally feel the stress that comes with such a life-changing transition. On top of that comes the added stress of what such a move will mean financially. How do people afford long-term care? What support is available? How can families help...

  • How to Plan for a Stay at Bramlage House

    As you prepare to recuperate from a surgery or hospital stay, you want to be focused on your recovery. A stay at Bramlage House will let you do just that.

  • How to Plan for Long-Term Care

    Long-term care. The phrase itself is scary for many people. But going into long-term care can be the start of an enjoyable new chapter in life. It’s natural for seniors to want to stay in the homes they’ve created over the years. But over time, keeping up with daily routines and household...

  • What to Look For in a Nursing Home

    Moving to a new home can be exciting, but also nerve-wracking—especially if you’ve spent years creating wonderful memories in the home you’re leaving behind. If you or a loved one has decided it’s time to move to a nursing home, you’ll want to find a community where you can look forward to a new...

  • About Continuing Care Retirement Communities

    What Is a Continuing Care Retirement Community? People often use terms like “assisted living” and “long-term care” interchangeably when referring to places to retire long-term. But different facilities provide varying accommodations and levels of care for older adults.