Articles from and about Trevista!

The TreVista Blog is dedicated to providing caregivers and families with tips and information that will help them enrich the lives of loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, as well as those who need support and services to remain living in their current homes.

This is also the place to find out about all the goings-on at TreVista – including progress on our current renovation project!

9 Senior Living Financial Planning Mistakes to Avoid

9 Senior Living Financial Planning Mistakes to Avoid

When you’re nearing retirement, planning for financial security is often a top priority. You want to make sure that what you’ve saved and invested lasts the rest of your life, while still allowing you to enjoy the kind of lifestyle you’ve hoped for during your...

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Is It Possible to Live with Dementia and Not Know You Have It?

Is It Possible to Live with Dementia and Not Know You Have It?

As we age, some minor cognitive decline is normal – we forget to put out the garbage, or we can’t find the word we’re looking for in a conversation. However, the serious decrease in cognitive and executive function that occurs with dementia is not normal. These...

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Are You Prepared to Move Your Aging Parent into Your Home?

Are You Prepared to Move Your Aging Parent into Your Home?

For many families, moving an aging parent into their home makes sense. The move is best for their financial situation, they can oversee their parent’s health and they avoid the concerns of their loved one living alone or moving to an unfamiliar community. However,...

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6 Reasons to Consider a Senior Move Manager for Your Aging Parent

6 Reasons to Consider a Senior Move Manager for Your Aging Parent

If your parent is getting ready to make a move to a senior living community or smaller residence, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all there is to do. From decluttering and packing to scheduling movers and selling their old home, adult children often have their...

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How to Convince an Aging Parent to Consider Assisted Living

How to Convince an Aging Parent to Consider Assisted Living

Whether your aging parent lives far away and their health needs are changing, they require more care than you can provide or they simply deserve a more fulfilling lifestyle, considering a move to an assisted living community is something many adult children and their...

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Dos and Don’ts of Moving Your Loved One into Memory Care

Dos and Don’ts of Moving Your Loved One into Memory Care

When it comes time to move someone with memory loss into a memory care community, it can be a touchy subject. They may not want to make a move, may not understand what’s going on or they may be anxious about all the changes a move will bring. Although it may be...

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10 Signs It’s Time for Seniors to Downsize

10 Signs It’s Time for Seniors to Downsize

When families purchase a home, they often think about their future needs – how much space they are going to need, how many children they are going to have, whether or not they need a room for guests and aging parents – but more often than not, as we get older, the...

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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Is Safe & Dementia-Friendly

6 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Is Safe & Dementia-Friendly

If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, you may be quickly learning that multiple safety measures have to be taken in order to keep them safe and well. When a senior with dementia moves into a caregiver’s home,...

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