5 Reasons to Not Feel Guilty About Placing Your Loved One in Assisted Living Care

For so many caregivers and family members, assisted living services become necessary as their loved ones age and their needs change. While you may experience guilt when deciding it’s time for assisted living, it’s important to keep perspective and understand that your loved one will be receiving the best care possible. Placing your loved one in assisted living can actually be the most loving decision you can make for them.

At Maple Ridge, we want to ease your loved one’s transition to assisted living care while ensuring you feel confident about your decision. Take a look at some of the top reasons you can feel great about placing your loved one in assisted living at Maple Ridge.

  1. Your loved one will receive 24/7 care.

Maple Ridge provides 24/7 nursing services. We’re on call when your loved one needs us, day or night. We also provide medication administration, housekeeping services, and meal preparation, just to name a few ways we keep our residents healthy, comfortable, and happy!

  1. Your loved one will receive compassionate care.

One of the biggest concerns you may have about placing your loved one in assisted living care is making sure they are treated well. At Maple Ridge, we treat residents with care and compassion. Our staff members will treat your loved one like their own family member.

  1. Your loved one will connect with others their age.

Residents at Maple Ridge can enjoy social programming seven days a week. Our residents get the chance to socialize every day! We also offer scheduled transportation, and we have a beautiful community.

  1. Your loved one will enjoy daily activities.

We offer an extensive variety of activities so that everyone finds something they enjoy doing. Your loved one can participate in activities like Ageless Artists and Chair-Robics or join clubs like The Lodge Culinary Club or Enriched Life Bird Watchers.

  1. You will be able to enjoy your relationship rather than serving as only a caregiver. 

Many people find that their relationship as a family member or spouse changes when they take on caregiving responsibilities. Of course, this change is sometimes necessary, but our assisted living community allows you to return to the relationship you had as a family member, spouse, or loved one.

If you have any questions about the benefits of assisted living services at Maple Ridge or if you would like to tour our community in Essex Junction, we welcome you to contact us today. While this might be a difficult decision, we are here to help you every step of the way.

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