Supportive and Informative Resources
It is our goal at Okalee to help seniors and their families live a joyful life at every stage. In order to make the best decisions based on the stage you find yourself in, it’s helpful to know your options and how they connect directly to your life. Want to know more? Contact us today and we’ll be happy to talk to you about your specific needs.
What is Senior Living, and What is the Right Level for Me?
Choosing a community to provide care and services to you or your loved ones—along with opportunities for new friendships and activities—can feel confusing. The first step is to figure out what your options are. What is independent living? What does assisted living mean? What about memory care or a care suite? Explore what each level provides as it applies to you or your loved one’s lives.Read More
When is the Right Time to Make a Move?
Where and how do you want to live as you grow older? Your answer may depend on your physical, mental and emotional needs. There is no magic bullet or time that will tell you when to move; but you may discover that life is getting harder if you’re trying to do too many things alone.Read More
Financial Considerations: Home vs. Senior Living Communities
What is the cost of living in your home and how does it compare to living at a community that offers independent/assisted living options, or one that provides memory care or skilled nursing care? You may discover that a care community is much more affordable than you think.Read More
Navigating Difficult Discussions
Are you worried about your mom or dad—or another loved one who is living alone? Let’s say you are, and want to ask if he or she would consider moving to a care community. Chances are you’ll encounter some resistance. How can you make it easier to discuss transitions with those you love?Read More
Staying Connected While Moving Forward
We can’t always be with our loved one after a move to a senior living community. Busy lives, distance, and other factors often prevent families from being able to spend time together, which is why it’s important to have ways to stay in touch and check in with one another. In this article, we’ll share some ways to stay in touch.Read More