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How to Decide Between Assisted Living and Memory Care

How to Decide Between Assisted Living and Memory Care

If you or your loved one has made the decision to move to an assisted living community, you may be wondering how to decide between assisted living and memory care. Some communities, like the Mission at Agua Fria Senior Living, offer both. We’ll talk you through some...

4 Tips for Selecting an Assisted Living Community

4 Tips for Selecting an Assisted Living Community

Selecting an assisted living community is not an easy decision to make. This is going to be your new home. You not only want to make sure that it is one you feel comfortable in, but you also want to make sure that it has all the services and amenities you need....

How Is the Level of Care for Assisted Living Determined?

How Is the Level of Care for Assisted Living Determined?

When considering assisted living options for you or a loved one, the best care is determined by assessing what “level of care” is needed. This is evaluated through how much assistance is needed with “activities of daily living,” or ADLs. Knowing which tasks a senior...

3 Personality Changes You Might Notice With Dementia

3 Personality Changes You Might Notice With Dementia

Among the most difficult things about having a loved one with dementia is the change it brings in both personality and behavior. When the brain progressively deteriorates as a result of this condition, it can cause someone to become vastly different from the person...

5 Assisted Living Services at the Mission at Agua Fria in Arizona

5 Assisted Living Services at the Mission at Agua Fria in Arizona

When it comes to choosing an assisted living community for you or a loved one, it’s important to look at more than just the rooms and the healthcare services. It’s important to also consider the services and amenities offered. As this will be your new home, you want...

What Is the Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?

What Is the Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?

It can be difficult to know which type of care you or your loved one needs as you age. Knowing when to ask for additional help is the first step, and the next step is figuring out how much help is needed. This can be determined by examining your medical needs as well...

What Are the Goals Of Long-Term Care?

What Are the Goals Of Long-Term Care?

It is estimated that around 70 percent of people will end up needing long-term care at some point during their lives. This is especially true today, as life spans increase and as people seek to extend the healthy, active periods of their lives. Long-term care differs...

The Mission at Agua Fria Provides 24-Hour Assisted Living Care

The Mission at Agua Fria Provides 24-Hour Assisted Living Care

At the Mission at Agua Fria, we understand that an assisted living community is more than just a place to live; it should be home. It should be a comfortable place that meets your needs, protects you, and keeps you healthy. It should be a place that empowers you not...

What Is Independent Living vs. Assisted Living?

What Is Independent Living vs. Assisted Living?

When looking into communities to join later in life, it’s important to know the difference between independent living vs. assisted living so that you can move into a community that addresses all of your needs. There are many differences between assisted living and...

How Can I Prevent Memory Loss?

How Can I Prevent Memory Loss?

Occasional forgetfulness is normal, especially as we get older, but actual memory loss is another problem entirely. More than simply misplacing your keys, memory loss can make it difficult to perform daily tasks or to navigate while driving. It can also lead to...