Inlet Coastal Insider

  • Today marks the 12th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day (NFAD) sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Did you know that falls remain the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for Americans 65 and older?  According to the CDC, over 300,000 seniors are hospitalized for hip fractures every year and of those injuries, 95% are caused by falls. In addition to hip fractures and head injuries, seniors who have fallen in the past may become anxious Read More
  • Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash Many, if not most, people try to build up their nest egg for retirement so when that day comes, they can truly enjoy their golden years. But the truth is, things are expensive and even with savings, seniors still may worry about spending too much on luxuries, let alone necessities. But the good thing is that many organizations and businesses recognize that seniors may not have the flexible spending as younger generations may have. As a result, Read More
  • This September marks the eighth World Alzheimer’s Month. Each year at this time, Alzheimer’s associations and other stakeholders around the world come together with the shared goal of raising awareness and ending the stigma associated with dementia. This year’s theme is Let’s talk about dementia: End the stigma. So, let’s talk about it! Dementia is a general term for progressive degenerative brain disease which affects memory, thinking, behavior and emotion. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting Read More
  • When we opened our doors over four years ago, we had one goal in mind: enhance the quality of life for our residents and deliver a lifestyle they deserve. Along with providing quality care, we are here to serve as a source of information and share our passion for our community. The Inlet Coastal Insider will provide you with the latest news and provide tips and advice on assisted living care. Here are a few of the topics that you can Read More