July 28, 2023
As we get older, it’s only natural to start pondering what the future holds and what our living arrangements might be like. For many older adults, transitioning to a senior living community can be the perfect solution for their evolving needs. Here at Rock Creek Senior Living, senior living presents a range of benefits worth considering, including a strong sense of community, reduced responsibilities, access to care, and heightened levels of safety.
Some aging adults are hesitant to move into senior living and take longer to make a move due to loss of independence, difficulty with change, and worries they may be a burden to anyone who must help pack their belongings. Some folks may have an unrealistic idea of what a community looks like.
Senior living can reduce the responsibilities of older adults. Those who move into senior living no longer must prepare meals, maintain their home, or be concerned with transportation.
Peace of mind for families is provided by an Arrow community by assuming the role of caregiver. Having supervision throughout the day, ensuring that medications are taken correctly, handling Peri care, maintaining an appropriate diet, and giving basic human needs priority gives families reassurance their loved one is taken care of.
All in all, senior living can provide a comfortable, supportive environment for aging adults who are ready to streamline and simplify their lives. If you would like more information on the senior living lifestyle, please contact your nearest Arrow Senior Living community.
Rock Creek Senior Living in Ankeny, Iowa offers independent senior apartments, assisted living, and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Amenities include restaurant dining, 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Nestled in the Boulder Brook Park subdivision just north of 5th Street, residents of Rock Creek enjoy a close connection with the surrounding neighborhood with tree-lined walking paths that connect directly to local family homes; just minutes away from local shopping and attractions.
September 15, 2023
National Assisted Living Week is a special time when assisted living communities come alive with celebrations that bring residents together. It’s a chance to share stories, make memories, and enjoy events that show the strong bond among residents, caregivers, and families. This year, the theme is Season of Reflection. It’s important to remind our staff […]
September 1, 2023
An important rule to remember when it comes to making sure your air conditioner works well, is to clean or change the air filter regularly. The purpose of the filter is to help clean the air coming into your home, it’s like a net catching all the tiny particles floating in the air. New or […]