When a Lifestyle Change May Be Necessary

Physicians and geriatric social workers warn that there are a number of danger signs that indicate an elderly person needs extra help or a change in living arrangement. Any marked change should be noted; however, no change in lifestyle should be made without discussions with the elderly person, othe... Read More
When a Lifestyle Change May Be Necessary

Communicating With Elderly Parents

Talking with our elderly parents about their living situations and the possible need for change is not always easy. A successful conversation depends to an extent upon the relationship we have with the parent, as well as on the parent's mental, emotional, and physical condition. While many people pu... Read More
Communicating With Elderly Parents

Heat Stress in Older Adults

  Older adults (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Older adult man with heat exhaustion. Older adults do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature. They are more likely to have a ch... Read More
Heat Stress in Older Adults

Hospice Care Relationships

  While Hart Heritage Estates offers a caring and personalized assisted living experience, we are not a hospice; however, we do help coordinate hospice care for our residents who are approaching the end of life. We have relationships with several local hospice organizations in Harford and Ba... Read More
Hospice Care Relationships