Financial concerns add to the stress of decision making and caretaking as you make decisions about senior living options. Below is a resource on assisted living cost that we hope you will find helpful and we will continue to update our resource list.
SEARCH FOR SERVICES: The Georgia Area Agencies on Aging maintain an extensive database of services of interest to seniors, caregivers, persons with disabilities and professionals.
Taking care of the ageing parent/ spouse/ loved one can be emotionally, physically, and mentally draining and challenging. Yet, the needs of the caregiver is often neglected by both the caregiver themselves and others.
Below are some resources on taking care of yourself, the caregiver, that we hope you will find helpful.
Mayo Clinic: Managing Caregiver Stress
Webmd: Caregiver Stress Management
There is much research being conducted in the field of aging, supportive care, Alzheimer's Disease, and related areas.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America and the Alzheimer's Association offer many valuable resources on a variety of topics.
We offer adult day care for those that can return home but would like to spend the day at Shekinah Home. This allows them delicious meals, supervised activities, and companionship through the day.
The Memory Bridge Program is an innovative program we offer at Shekinah Home. This program offers new options in the fight to maintain cognitive functioning for additional years, stimulating the mind through activities and helping to develop confidence in self and in the ability to function.
Shekinah Home offers Respite Care for those needing short term stays due to health reasons or related needs.
The warm and loving atmosphere that we create for our residents includes the sense of family that we have with our staff. Our staff have long tenures with our personal care home and average ten years with the Home.
We offer specialized care for those with special needs and requiring additional monitoring and care. Specific situations and accompanying rates can be discussed on a case by case basis.