Amada Senior Care Northern New Jersey operator Gerri Dasappan is uniquely qualified to provide the highest quality of senior care, as she is both a registered nurse and someone who has personally benefited from in-home care. When Gerri’s father was in the final days of his fight with cancer, the support and assistance provided by caregivers in their home allowed her family simply to focus on spending time with him. She says, “Having the right home-care people come in and help my mother with my dad was a big help for all of us. It gave us peace of mind. And this is the kind of care that I want to provide for all of our clients.”
Independent living is typically the preferred choice of living for seniors who are healthy, active, and don’t require round the clock care. New Jersey has more than 250 independent living facilities and it costs anywhere from $1,104 to $5,115 a month to stay in one. Seniors who prefer apartment style living can choose to live in a 55+ or 65+ senior apartment community. Apartment living comes with some great perks like a variety of amenities such as fitness centers, walking trails, clubhouse, meeting rooms, and more for residents to enjoy.
My mother-in-law passed away a few years ago in my own home. She came to live with me when she started getting lost driving her car. I promised her that I wouldn’t place her in a nursing home and she promised to give up driving and move in with my wife and I. As a retired teacher, she was extremely helpful with our children, waiting for them at the bus stop in the afternoon and helping them complete their homework before dinner. We would sit together for hours talking about family long gone and reminding our children where they came from. When she died peacefully in her sleep, I was pleased to know that my family and I had made the last years of our loved ones life as safe, pleasant and comfortable as possible.
There comes a time in many of our senior clients’ lives when living at home, even with the assistance of a home-care aide, is no longer ideal. As families consider such options as assisted living or skilled nursing, the team at Amada Northern New Jersey is here to guide them through every step of the way. From finding the right place, to exploring all financial options and resources, to easing concerns during transition, our clients and their loved ones know they can trust Amada Senior Care for the expert advice and support they need.
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When the war ended, Mom moved to New Hanover, where she worked at Fort Dix and finally agreed to a dinner date with a handsome airman on base—Dad. They bought a stylish rancher in the suburbs. Of course Dad thought she should stay home, cook and clean, but he didn't know the force he was reckoning with. She fought to keep her career, continuing to work part time, even after we girls came into the picture.