From the Hearth Blog

2018 Health and Wellness

Connect with Senior Resources at Two Special Events

    One significant challenge of being a family caregiver is that you may not be aware of all the services and supports that are available for you and your loved one. Hearthstone Senior Living wants to make it easier for you to get connected to those resources, by letting you know about two free…

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IN2L Learning System

Just Keep Learning!

Most of us know the specific steps to take to keep our bodies healthy as we age: stay active, eat well, don’t smoke, get enough sleep, and keep up with doctor visits. But when it comes to keeping an aging brain sharp, the advice is often a vague suggestion to “use it or lose it.” …

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Seniors laughing

The Language of Senior Living: Understanding the Options

You’ve started thinking about moving your elderly parent out of his or her own home. And suddenly, you have more questions than answers: What’s the difference between Assisted Living, an Adult Care Home and a Continuing Care Retirement Community? More importantly, how can you know which one is right for your loved one? The “language…

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Moving Boxes

The Downsizing Dilemma: “Nobody wants my stuff!”

If your elderly parent is thinking about moving to a senior living community sometime in the future, now’s the time to start figuring out what to do with the houseful of furniture artwork, china, crystal, jewelry and sentimental collections they won’t have space to take along. Maybe your loved one is assuming you’ll be happy to…

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Summer heat

Summer Heat: A Dangerous Problem For Seniors

  Whew, it’s hot out there! And what’s simply uncomfortable for most of us can be downright dangerous for the elderly. Sadly, close to 400 Americans lose their lives during heat waves each year. Many of them are elderly people who don’t recognize the dangers of overheating. To help keep your loved one safe, it’s important…

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