Senior Living

Being an Independent Senior

Being an Independent Senior

The term independent senior living usually brings to mind a senior living in a retirement community without the need for assistance with daily activities. However, being an independent senior living...

Healthcare Surrogate: What Must You Know?

When someone becomes incapable of taking care of their own healthcare decisions a healthcare surrogate makes medical decisions on their behalf. It is recommended that everyone chooses a surrogate in...

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

When you have decided to start looking at assisted living facilities for your new home, Your Senior Link can help make your search easier. We have information on assisted living...

What is a Typical Day in the Life of a Person in an ALF?

A typical morning for seniors in an assisted living facility starts at whatever time they wake up and are helped to the bathroom, getting dressed, and taking their prescribed medications....

Dealing with Dementia

Dealing with Dementia

Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is something which not only effects the patients, but also their loved ones. While they are medically different, they have many common characteristics. Progressive cognitive decreasing...

YourSeniorLink.com Team

Shiela McKay-Vaughan is proud to announce that YourSeniorLink.com is providing assisted living and memory care Senior living placement throughout Central Florida, including Oak Hill, Volusia County, Daytona Beach and Flagler....

Helping With Transition

As we age, change is harder to adjust to. At Your Senior Link, we do all that we can to make sure that when you move into senior apartments, your...

Podcast Clears Up Questions About Advanced Directives

We often hear the term ‘advance directive,’ but not many of us really know what it is and what it does. There can be a lot of confusion about what...

Alzheimer’s vs Dementia: Are They The Same?

Alzheimer’s vs Dementia: Are They The Same?

While both Alzheimer’s and Dementia are serious mental illnesses, they have come to be used as interchangeable terms. This is, however, not the case as they are actually separate diseases,...

Reasons to Consider Assisted Living

Reasons to Consider Assisted Living

There are many great reasons to consider an assisted living facility in which your loved one can happily spend their golden years. Some of these reasons, however, arise more out...