Welcome Juhree to BeeHive Homes

We are super excited to welcome Juhree Knowles to the BeeHive Homes family as our newest Administrator.  She will be directing the wonderful care rendered in our assisted living home in Granbury.  Juhree’s love for her family, education, and the senior community can be seen in all she has accomplished.  And we look forward to… Continue reading Welcome Juhree to BeeHive Homes

Memory Care vs Assisted Living

If it’s no longer safe for you or an aging family member to live alone, you may need to find an assisted living home that provides care and assistance with the activities of daily living. Some assisted living homes are strictly that, a group setting where staff provides assistance, meals, transportation and activities. Others, like… Continue reading Memory Care vs Assisted Living

The History of Assisted Living

Home to Facility Care for the elderly over the last 100 years has most often been in the home of a family member. However, the 1965 enactment of Medicare and Medicaid brought about a rise in residential group care for seniors. Often, these facilities were more hospital-like nursing homes. But some residential care facilities took… Continue reading The History of Assisted Living

Is it Time to Introduce Your Loved One to Assisted Living?

Caring for an aging parent is often a labor of love. Unfortunately, it also requires making tough decisions. One of these is whether to move your loved one into a senior community. You’ll have many questions to answer before you start this process. How do you know it’s time? How will you pay for their… Continue reading Is it Time to Introduce Your Loved One to Assisted Living?

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

In the aftermath and destruction of Hurricane Ida, many of us are considering what we can do to better prepare for natural disasters and unplanned emergencies.  Add emergency planning together with senior care and aging, and we begin to have an entirely new set of questions.  Have we ever thought about how aging impacts our… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness for Seniors

Communication at the Speed of Life

How often have we heard someone who is younger comment about their difficulty in communicating with an older relative or friend?  Has it been way too long since our last meaningful conversation with our younger friends and family members?  This concern is becoming more common as technology progresses.  Newer forms of staying connected through good… Continue reading Communication at the Speed of Life

Personality Changes and Dementia

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Lapse in memory that disrupts daily life Challenges solving problems Trouble making plans Mixing up time and places Problems using words in speaking and writing Misplacing things and then not being able to retrace steps to locate Overall decrease in judgement – trouble making decisions Withdrawal from social activities Change in… Continue reading Personality Changes and Dementia

Assisted Living 5 Reasons Your Loved One Might Consider

Watching our loved-ones age is never an easy process. As they go from being our caregivers, to the ones needing care, we sometimes find ourselves in situations that we were not quite prepared for. It can be a very emotional time, full of difficult decisions. Our desire of wanting to enable our loved ones to… Continue reading Assisted Living 5 Reasons Your Loved One Might Consider

Moving to Assisted Living? How to Downsize

Join the Trend Downsizing is one of the most popular trends around the nation right now.  There are as many motivations to downsize our lives as there are lives.  Some downsize in order to move into tiny houses, some downsize in order to simplify their lives, or to allow them more time to travel.  Today… Continue reading Moving to Assisted Living? How to Downsize

Keep Mental Abilities Sharp in the Elderly

Keeping Sharp We all know that cognitive abilities are some of the first things that show signs of aging. Slight bits of forgetfulness, cloudiness of thought, or general confusion could be signs of something more serious than aging, and if you suspect that, the first step would be to get a doctor’s opinion. Whether or… Continue reading Keep Mental Abilities Sharp in the Elderly