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Argyle Blog

On a monthly basis we are posting educational articles about caregiving and issues impacting older adults. If you have questions about these topics please call us at 303-455-9513 or send us an email.

Our Blog Posts

We celebrated Cinco de Mayo at The Argyle
Tuesday, May 5th we had a wonderful Cinco de Mayo at The Argyle. Each of our residents had a visit from one of our staff members who served special treats and a beverage of choice. We practiced safe distancing and brightened our residents day … READ MORE

Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors on a Budget
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a large portion of the diseases that seniors suffer from are the result of a poor diet. Some of these issues have gone unnoticed since childhood and are worsened by the changes that naturally happen during aging … READ MORE

Does My Aging Loved One Need a Patient Advocate?
Navigating the healthcare system can be stressful and confusing, especially for seniors and their families. With a patient advocate, you no longer need to solve the puzzle of healthcare on your own … READ MORE

How Families Can Help Older Loved Ones Prepare for Emergencies
In the event of a natural disaster like a tornado, hurricane, or wildfire, it’s important to be prepared. Seniors have specific emergency preparedness needs, and here’s how to make sure your elderly loved one stays safe … READ MORE

An Inside Look into Senior Living at The Argyle
Residents of The Argyle fill their days with fun activities, socializing with friends, and so much more. Every senior who calls our community home is encouraged to participate in craft nights, Bingo games, holiday celebrations, outings to local stores, and anything else on the calendar that’s of interest … READ MORE

Understanding the Benefits of a Daily Routine for Aging Loved Ones
Maintaining a daily routine can be incredibly grounding, especially for seniors who are transitioning into assisted living. During a time of so much change and uncertainty, familiar routines give older adults a sense of comfort, continuity, and control. Many benefits of routines are psychological, but there are also several physical advantages … READ MORE

How to Interview an Aging Parent, Grandparent, or Loved One
Interviewing an aging grandparent, parent, or other elderly loved one is a great way to capture memories and learn more about the past. Capturing these stories and memories is also a lovely way to spend time together during in-person visits.
If you’d like to do an interview with an elderly adult, continue reading for tips on conducting a successful interview and questions to ask … READ MORE

Prevent Caregiver Burnout with These Stress-Relieving Tips
Being a caregiver to an aging parent or loved one can be incredibly rewarding. Providing care can also be very stressful, and it’s not uncommon for caregivers to feel burnt out and overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are ways to cope. Taking care of yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically will ensure you can give your loved one the best care and support possible … – READ MORE

Warning Signs Your Elderly Parent is No Longer Safe at Home
Knowing when it’s no longer safe for an aging parent to live at home isn’t straightforward, and the red flags aren’t always obvious. Things like exhaustion and hygiene are hard to identify when a parent is living alone. Even if your parent has suffered a fall or other injury, the desire to preserve independence for as long as possible is a strong force, too – READ MORE

Paying for Assisted or Independent Living
Finances are an important part of choosing a senior living community. Whether you’re researching for yourself, an aging parent, or a loved one, know that you can balance affordability and quality care … READ MORE