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ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 13, 2019) – It’s Valentine’s Day and the time when people think about love. For families, that love is shown by caring for one another. With aging loved ones, that care can be stressful, even overwhelming and relationships can change as they are riddled with angst. The caregiver, in addition to the senior, needs support.
Bukky Daniels, Director of Resident Care at Spring Hills Mt. Vernon Assisted Living, knows that, when it’s the right time, moving into a senior community can improve the life of the senior as well as the caregiver. She wants to remind family members that it’s important to ask for help during the transition of the move. She said, “Asking for help when taking care of an aging loved one is important for everyone. We’ve seen the change in relationships when a senior moves in to Spring Hills Mt. Vernon. The family members begin to smile more when they’re around their loved one. It’s clear that stress is removed while the resident is able to continue growing, making new friends and learning new things every day.”
If it isn’t the right time to move a loved one into an assisted living facility, the caregiver needs to ask for support from others. Daniels made these suggestions:
A senior who can no longer take care of themselves may need and deserve more attention and care than a loved one can provide. Allowing friends and professionals to help will provide more time for family members to enjoy each other.
About Spring Hills Mount Vernon Assisted Living:
Spring Hills Mount Vernon, located at 3709 Shannons Green Way in Alexandria, provides premier assisted living and memory care with the finest amenities in the Northern Virginia/Washington, DC, area. For additional information visit www.springhillsmountvernon.com.
About Spring Hills Senior Communities & Memory Care Communities:
All Spring Hills Senior Communities’, Home Care Services, Assisted Living Communities and Poet’s Walk Memory Care Communities offer a distinctive and innovative approach to home care services, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care as led by Alexander Markowits, President/CEO. Signature Touches is the company’s holistic approach to offering individualized care and services that are designed to meet the needs and preferences of residents and clients. Personal choice is top priority in one of the company’s Spring Hills assisted living communities or in client’s homes with Spring Hills home care services located in NJ, VA, OH, FL and NV, or in one of the company’s Poet’s Walk memory care communities located in in TX, VA and NV as well as soon-to-be FL. For more information about their Caring with a Commitment to Quality dedication to senior living, visit www.springhills.com or www.poetswalk-springhills.com.