Articles from and about Trevista!

The TreVista Blog is dedicated to providing caregivers and families with tips and information that will help them enrich the lives of loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, as well as those who need support and services to remain living in their current homes.

This is also the place to find out about all the goings-on at TreVista – including progress on our current renovation project!

Are You Prepared to Move Your Aging Parent into Your Home?

For many families, moving an aging parent into their home makes sense. The move is best for their financial situation, they can oversee their parent’s health and they avoid the concerns of their loved one living alone or moving to an unfamiliar community. However,...

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How to Convince an Aging Parent to Consider Assisted Living

Whether your aging parent lives far away and their health needs are changing, they require more care than you can provide or they simply deserve a more fulfilling lifestyle, considering a move to an assisted living community is something many adult children and their...

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Dos and Don’ts of Moving Your Loved One into Memory Care

When it comes time to move someone with memory loss into a memory care community, it can be a touchy subject. They may not want to make a move, may not understand what’s going on or they may be anxious about all the changes a move will bring. Although it may be...

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10 Signs It’s Time for Seniors to Downsize

When families purchase a home, they often think about their future needs – how much space they are going to need, how many children they are going to have, whether or not they need a room for guests and aging parents – but more often than not, as we get older, the...

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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Is Safe & Dementia-Friendly

If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you may be quickly learning that multiple safety measures have to be taken in order to keep them safe and well. When a senior with dementia moves into a caregiver’s home,...

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Planning for Your First Day in Senior Living

When it’s time for seniors to move to a senior living community, the day of the move is often full of excitement of what is to come. From exciting, new services and amenities, a worry-free lifestyle and the opportunity to do whatever you please, it may be difficult to...

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5 Ways to Make Friends During Retirement

Although most older adults look forward to retirement as a phase of life marked by freedom and excitement, many don’t realize how easy it is to feel lonely during retirement. Retirees no longer have daily interactions with coworkers, their kids are probably grown and...

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5 Strategies for Overcoming Stereotypes as You Age

When many people look at seniors, they may see someone who is older, frailer and unable to do many of the activities they once loved and could do with ease. They may think seniors need a high level of assistance or care, are weak or – even worse – boring....

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