To make it easier for you to understand the ins and outs of senior living, check out our blogs. They’re a useful resource for your family to rely on as you embark on your senior living journey.

What is National Family Caregivers Month?

If you didn’t already know, November is National Family Caregivers Month. It’s an opportunity for us to show support and appreciation for the caregivers in our lives. After all, there are an estimated 43.5 million caregivers in the United States, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. What can you do to support …

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Ways to Commemorate Veterans Day

On Veterans Day we honor those who have bravely served our country. This federal holiday provides a valuable reminder of the sacrifices made to afford us the freedoms we have today. If you’re wondering how you can show your support and commemorate the veterans in your community, here are some ideas to get you started. …

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The Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing

Assisted living and skilled nursing are both levels of care that provide older adults with the support they need to live active and engaged lifestyles. However, each type of care is designed to address a specific set of needs. We can help you better understand the key differences between assisted living and skilled nursing so …

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8 Ways for Kansas City Seniors to Celebrate Fall

The fall season needs no introduction in Kansas City. Everyone here welcomes it with warm anticipation, and our community of residents at Claridge Court is no exception. We are excited to take advantage of all the events and activities the surrounding area has to offer as we celebrate all of the things that make autumn …

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How Claridge Court Can Help You Come Back From Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver can be extremely demanding, even when it comes to your closest loved ones. In many cases there is no previous training or experience, leaving you to put the pieces together as you go. Over time the added strain can take its toll on both your physical and mental well-being, leading to caregiver …

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The Benefits of Health Services at Claridge Court

The Claridge Court lifestyle is centered around successful senior living. This includes ensuring our residents have access to top-tier community activities, delicious (and healthy!) dining options and regular wellness programming, as well as senior-centric on-site health services. The health center at Claridge Court provides rehabilitation and skilled nursing services to residents and non-residents alike. As …

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community

When you are preparing to explore your options for a senior living community, do you know what to look for? It can be difficult to differentiate between communities, making it difficult to determine which senior living community best fits your wants and needs. We can help ease the process by filling you in on what …

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What is Respite Care?

According to data from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, more than 42 million adults are caring for someone over the age of 50, and their unpaid labor is valued at $470 billion. Being a family caregiver is a taxing responsibility that can be mentally, physically and emotionally draining. As the primary caregiver, it’s …

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How You Can Support a Loved One Showing Signs of Alzheimer’s

It’s normal for an aging brain to experience occasional forgetfulness. Just like our skin doesn’t act the same in our 60s as it did in our 20s, neither do our brains. Even though an occasional memory blip can be a normal part of getting older, that doesn’t make it any less frustrating or concerning. Whether …

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