Welcome back to the Rockport Senior Living blog! We are excited about the new year. The new year is one of the best times to take a moment to reflect on the last year and to decide what’s working for you and what needs to stay in the past. In the spirit of the new year, we are giving you three new year’s resolutions that you can make your own.
Keep reading to learn how to get the most out of the upcoming year, and be sure to visit the Rockport Senior Living website to learn more about the options that we provide for the aging members of our Rocky River community. We offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, respite care, elder daycare, and multiple suit styles. Contact us to schedule a tour!
3 New Year’s Resolutions For You & Your Aging Loved Ones
It’s easy to get busy with the holidays and with life and forget about the opportunity to think about the new year. Today, we offer you four new year’s resolutions that can help you and your loved one have a fulfilling year in 2019.
Visit Our Loved One More Often
One of the easiest ways to create a better future during 2019 is to visit your aging loved one more often. Life is busy and it can be hard to fit “one more thing” into your schedule. However, staying in touch is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Not only do you get to spend time with them, but you may learn something about them you didn’t know. Also, your loved one needs constant companionship. Depending on the care that they need, time with family and other people can come few and far between, leading to loneliness and depression. Take time to visit your loved one on a regular basis!
Take Care of You
It can be easy to get focused on everyone else, especially if you are the sole caregiver of your loved one. However, if you don’t’ take care of you and invest in your needs, you won’t be able to care for everyone else either. Have you been feeling dissatisfied with life, complacent, or just going through the motions? Would you say you are depressed? What do you dream of or do you have any dreams? It’s time to sit down and evaluate how you are doing.
Help Your Loved One Create a New Years Resolution
Is your loved one in the habit of creating New Year’s resolutions? Do they have any new goals for the new year? It can be easy to get in a rut, especially after experiencing a number of “new years.” However, everyone, no matter their age, can benefit from creating new goals or refocusing on old ones. Help your loved one think about what they want for the new year and maybe even create goals or work on a project together.
We wish you and your loved one a Happy New Year! If you are interested in learning more about how our assisted living facility can care for your loved one, visit our website, today!