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0.621 Mile Fundraising Fun Run/ Walk supporting The Alzheimer's Association The Longest Day event The day with the most light is the day we fight! Join Vesta Senior Network in raising funds for research for those impacted by Alzheimer's disease and support and services for caregivers. A cure is hoped for in our lifetime! YOU can help us get to our $15,000 goal by running or walking with us! Bring your friends and family! Schedule…

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COVID 19: Are Assisted Living Communities Safe?

 

Just like all of you, we as Elder Care Consultants at Vesta Senior Network are navigating uncharted waters with respect to COVID 19. Information is coming at us quickly, and often it’s conflicting. Should I take Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen? How long does the virus remain infectious on an inanimate object? How long do the symptoms last? Can I give it to my dog? Can my dog give it to me? How long are we going to be living with these uncomfortable and inconvenient restrictions? And then, we read headlines like this: 

 

Because the coronavirus spreads via droplets when people are in close contact and is especially risky for people over 80, a nursing home can be a dangerous breeding ground for an outbreak.Taken from Business Insider, March 11, 2020 in reference to an outbreak at a nursing home in Washington State.

 

With all of this, we may be asking ourselves if…

We are very lucky to be Wisconsinites. Wisconsin is ranked 2nd in the nation by US World and News Report as a best place for aging. Wisconsin is highly ranked because 70% of it’s 65-and-older population is able-bodied, and have no cognitive, auditory, ambulatory, or self-care…

Our Favorite Memories as Elder Care Consultants

 

The life of a caregiver spouse or adult child is riddled with physical and emotional challenges that one can never really plan for. For some, there comes a time when the care needs of a loved one simply can’t be met by family at home. Maybe because we have memories of Granny sitting in…