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Senior Heart Health: Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease

February is American Heart Health Month, and there is no better time than the present to learn more about heart health for seniors, and how we can work to reduce the risk of heart disease. According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so it is very important to do what we can to make sure our hearts are healthy. Let’s take…
cavalierliving
February 19, 2024
In The News

Best of Senior Living 2024!

Cavalier Senior Living is proud to announce we've been honored as a 2024 Best of Senior Living Top Provider Award from A Place for Mom! Best of Senior Living Top Provider Award recognizes organizations that have at least 3 communities win a Best of Senior Living Award during the award period. We are excited that 100% of our owned and managed communities received the Best of Senior Living Award!! That…
cavalierliving
February 7, 2024
Senior Living

Senior Living: The Importance of Routine Health Checkups

Trips to the doctor aren’t always fun. They can be associated with stress, discomfort, and boredom. However, routine health checkups are actually critical for senior adults. As we grow older, these checkups become increasingly necessary due to increased risk for illnesses and chronic diseases. In fact, routine health checkups can be life savers when it comes to diagnosing serious health concerns for seniors.   A Typical Health Checkup for Seniors…
cavalierliving
December 20, 2023
Assisted Living

5 Reasons to Choose Assisted Living in Alabama

According to the 2020 Census, the older population reached 55.8 million or 16.8% in the United States (Alabama percentage is slightly higher at 17.6%). This rapid growth is largely driven by aging baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) who began turning 65 in 2011. As the population ages, at some point, you might need more regular or full-time care than you can handle at home. There are numerous long-term…
cavalierliving
October 20, 2023
Memory Care

5 Early Signs of Dementia

Dementia can be a scary subject to discuss. When our loved ones begin to need more help remembering and accomplishing daily tasks like taking medicine, eating, and other things, it may be time to talk to a medical professional. Thankfully, there are many early warning signs of dementia that we can be looking for. An early diagnosis of dementia and memory care can help our loved ones stay independent longer,…
cavalierliving
September 20, 2023
In The News

Cavalier Senior Living Commemorates National Assisted Living Week®

Local, Senior Living Community Celebrates ‘Season of Reflection’ The assisted living communities where our residents live are so much more than just that. They are places where caregivers, residents, family members, and communities come together as an extended family. Residents of assisted living communities are active members of the larger community, offering their knowledge, life experiences and involvement; their past contributions continue to be a vital part of our rich…
cavalierliving
September 10, 2023
Memory Care

The Benefits of Memory Care

When our loved ones get older, everyday life becomes more difficult. It can become more and more challenging for them to remember important things, like family matters and taking medication. That is why the top senior living communities offer memory care to residents. Designed to treat dementia in a way that helps them hold onto their life stories, memory care is an intentional, effective, and compassionate way to address the…
cavalierliving
August 23, 2023
Assisted Living

Choosing Between Assisted Living and a Nursing Home

When the time comes to make the transition from independent living into a senior living community, you or your loved ones have options when finding the best solution. There are many wonderful Assisted Living communities and Nursing Homes available to help enable you or your loved one to live their best life while getting the help they need. But, everyone is different and everyone’s needs vary. So, how do you…
cavalierliving
July 26, 2023
Assisted LivingIn The News

Resident Ambassadors: Easing The Transistion

Moving can be frightening for people of any age. In fact, it’s one of the toughest transitions a person faces in life. For seniors, the move to an assisted living facility can cause anxiety over finding their way around an unfamiliar environment, trying to fit into established social groups and figuring out the routine. To address these challenges, Cavalier Senior Living has implemented a new program known as Resident Ambassadors.…
v3mg
July 5, 2023
Assisted Living

Debunking Common Misconceptions About Assisted Living

Life in assisted living is vibrant, enjoyable, and meaningful. So why are there so many negative connotations associated with it? Let’s break down some of the most common misconceptions about assisted living. Debunking Common Misconceptions About Assisted Living Nursing homes are the same as assisted living Unlike assisted living, nursing homes are actually specifically designed for residents with serious health conditions. Residents are often terminally ill or cognitively impaired, and…
cavalierliving
June 29, 2023