Educational Videos

Does Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Families are often under the misconception that Medicare covers assisted living. It does not. However long term care insurance and other insurance like products can help offset the monthly rent.

Home Care Vs. Assisted Living

We all want our loved ones to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible. But when seniors need more support we need to weigh the pros and cons of home care and assisted living.

Tax Breaks and Assisted Living

Senior Living Residences’ President Bob Larkin reviews what you need to know about the tax deductibility of assisted living. 

Dementia Vs. Alzheimer’s Disease

WWLP’s Mass Appeal hosts a discussion with Dr. Robert Stern of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Armbrook Village’s Beth Cardillo  about Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and the need for memory support assisted living.

Benefits of a Short-Term / Respite Stay

Seniors and their families turn to a short-term respite stay at an assisted living community for several different reasons. At a Senior Living Residences community, your loved one can experience all the benefits of residency without a long-term commitment – companionship, security, meals and personal care – while you experience peace of mind. No minimum stay required.

5 Ways to Check on Mom During the Winter

Use this checklist to check on mom’s well-being during your winter visits. If you’re worried that she may not be doing well at home alone, a senior living community may be a good option, providing more support and opportunities for socialization.

Recognizing & Responding to Senior Bullying

Watch what Armbrook Village, a senior community in Westfield, is doing to raise awareness around senior-to-senior bullying and how a community can foster a more “people friendly” environment.

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