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Helping your aged parents move to a senior living community is never an easy task however, this is one good way of ensuring their welfare considering their age. Good thing is that, there are now numerous senior living communities living up to their missions and being committed to serving the elderly and fulfilling their needs. The benefits that your loved one can get when living in a senior living community are immense rather than living at home alone. These benefits are as follows:
So if you are aspiring for top quality of life for your elderly loved ones, one of the best things to do is to let them live and enjoy life in a senior living community.
Many communities have a variety of ways for you to learn about the services and care that they provide. Each place has it's own unique characteristics about them.
There are a variety of ways to find out what services are provided before you ever make it to any of the communities. Most places have some sort of social media presence. Most all of them have Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and/or Twitter. They can also be found in the News Paper, say Yakima Herald for instance and of course a phone book like the imPact Yakima telephone directory. These are all great ways to see what we are all about and how we operate and this will assist you in making a decision on which ones may be the best fit for yours or your loved ones individual needs. By researching the online presence it will make it easier for you to compile a list of places you will want to go see in person.
There are a few different ways to get to know Peach Tree Retirement Center. We run an ad in the Yakima Herald newspaper every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday located in Channels by the crossword puzzle and in Home Front or on-line at http://www.yakimaherald.com/ a daily part of your life. If you want to get to know us on a personal level please check out our Facebook page and don't forget to like our page and share it with others or read our reviews on google. We also work with a Place for Mom.
Feel free to call us to ask questions at (509) 248-1766 or stop by and see why more in more folks in Yakima are calling Peach Tree Retirement Center home. We are located at 2800 W Viola Ave. Yakima, WA 98902.
Turn South at Big 5 Sporting goods on Nob Hill Blvd and follow into our parking lot, where you will find the "Biggest House on the Block."
We are just 1 mile from Virginia Mason Yakima Valley Memorail Hospital and minutes from Yakima Regional Medical & Cardiac Center.
TIP #1: OBSERVE THE LEVEL OF CLEANLINESS Does the community feel fresh and clean? Make sure to look past the furnishings and into corners, baseboards and windows. Ask how often housekeeping is provided in your personal living space. Make sure you get full details on the types of maintenance provided and the estimated response times. Don't forget to ask about laundry procedures. Ask for specifics on what is available and at what cost.
TIP #2: PAY ATTENTION TO STAFF FRIENDLINESS The attitude and friendliness of the staff are of the utmost importance. Make sure that you observe several staff members interacting with current residents. Do they listen and make eye contact? Make sure to get a good understanding of the staffing pattern. How many people are actually involved in residents' care? Make sure you get an introduction to the management team. This will help you understand the goals of the property. It is important that you have confidence in the property's staff.
TIP #3: EAT A MEAL AT THE PROPERTY As with most of us, the dining room experience is very important to seniors. When visiting communities it is important to discuss entree choices and learn about dining hours, options and procedures. Make sure you and your loved one enjoy a meal at the property. Not only is it a great way to sample the cuisine, but it also opens up a great opportunity to meet some of the residents. Discuss what happens if a resident is unable to make it to the dining room for a meal.
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