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6 Reasons You Should Be Considering Assisted Living?

 It might seem early to be considering assisted living but it is better to get settled in earlier than later. There are many reasons but here are some of the main ones:
 

1. You live alone and need someone to assist you with daily activities. If showering, daily hygiene, getting dressed and housekeepingare becoming difficult, assistance can make life much easier. 
2. Meal preparation is becoming difficult. If going to the grocery store and preparing meals have become burdonsome, you may not be getting adequate nutrition. 
3. You have lost a spouse. You might feel lonely, depressed and in need of companionship. Having the opportunity to socialize with others and enjoy activities that interest you are some of the wonderful benefits of assisted living communities.
4. You have a health related issue that requires supervision. Failing eyesight, Diabetes, a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other diseases can greatly benefit from regular assistance. Also, medication might be becoming a hassle for you to keep up with, or you might be taking the incorrect amount.
5. Your safety is at risk. If you are prone to falls, can no longer climb the stairs, or have trouble with mobility, these are safety issues that often require assistance.
6. Driving to appointments is becoming overwhelming. Instead of having to hire someone or rely on family members to find the time, an assisted living community will be there to lessen your worries.
Please call us at Mars Hill Retirement with any questions you may have about our facilities…we are here to help!

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