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There’s a lot going on at Avendelle Assisted Living! Our residents are always up to something, and we continue to add more senior care homes to our locations. Check out our blog to see what we’ve been up to, and continue to check back for future updates.

 

Our New Name: Avendelle Assisted Living

We’re excited to announce that we’re undergoing a company name change! As of August 17, 2016, The Haven will be known officially as Avendelle Assisted Living, as reflected here on our brand new site. We’re looking forward to this new chapter and glad to have you all a part of it! Please note that this change does not affect anything other than our company name. Our team, our care, and our homes will remain the same.

You’ll also notice that with our new name comes a new website! Don’t worry–the new site contains all the information that was found on the old site, plus additional information. We’re so happy to be growing and evolving here at Avendelle with a new name and look. We see great things ahead! Take a look around the new site, and if you have any questions about this change, feel free to contact us!

The Value of Consistent Caregivers Posted on Oct 15 2018 by Terry Hubbard

Seeing the same caregivers on a regular basis improves quality of care and quality of life for aging seniors.   A Familiar Face When you’re relying on someone for personal care, there’s nothing better than seeing a friendly face. At Avendelle, it’s essential to us that our residents feel comfortable asking for help whenever they need it. We understand that the bond built between seniors … Continue reading The Value of Consistent Caregivers »

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Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Memory Care Posted on Sep 15 2018 by Terry Hubbard

Memory Care is already available in some Avendelle assisted living homes and will soon be integrated into others. What is Memory Care? Memory care is a specialized type of skilled nursing that helps seniors cope with the impact of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other memory problems. It is a comprehensive approach that includes modifying the physical layout and security of the residence2, daily routines, structured … Continue reading Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Memory Care »

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Are you putting off assisted living? Posted on Aug 15 2018 by Terry Hubbard

It’s hard for family caregivers to know when it’s the right time for assisted living.  Consider these factors for an easier transition. The decision to move your parent or loved one into an assisted living home could be one of the hardest you’ll ever have to make. For many caregivers, it’s an impossible decision and one that doesn’t get made until you’ve found yourself in … Continue reading Are you putting off assisted living? »

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3 Phases of Elderly Care Posted on Jul 16 2018 by Terry Hubbard

For family caregivers considering assisted living for a loved one, it’s important to understand the way in which elderly care needs progress. As you evaluate senior care options, it’s important to understand the way in which elderly care needs progress with age. You’ve likely already seen your parent or loved one’s needs increase over time, and you know they will continue to evolve. Though the … Continue reading 3 Phases of Elderly Care »

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Assisted Living Facility vs. Family Care Home Posted on Jun 15 2018 by Terry Hubbard

With all the senior living options available, it’s important to find a place that feels like home. At its core, Avendelle has something in common with larger facilities in that we all provide assisted living solutions for aging seniors. What sets us apart is our devotion to individualized care for every resident. To keep that individualized focus, we provide assisted living services in the atmosphere … Continue reading Assisted Living Facility vs. Family Care Home »

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The Importance of Caregiver Ratio Posted on May 9 2018 by Terry Hubbard

What really matters when it comes to resident-to-caregiver ratios? As you evaluate long-term care options for your loved one, it’s important to understand resident-to-caregiver ratios and what they mean. It may come as a surprise that discretion over staffing falls directly to the assisted living facilities providing care. The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) says merely: “ALFA supports staffing requirements that allow assisted living … Continue reading The Importance of Caregiver Ratio »

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Is It Time For Assisted Living? Posted on Jan 30 2018 by Terry Hubbard

Is It Time For Assisted Living? Aging can be a scary time for your loved ones and for you as you try and help them. Is your loved one skipping appointments with their doctors? It is actually a common scenario where an elderly family member will either insist they are still healthy enough to work or if they’re retired that they don’t need help with … Continue reading Is It Time For Assisted Living? »

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Making Sure Your Senior Loved One Is Safe This Winter Posted on Jan 12 2018 by Terry Hubbard

Senior Safety is paramount in winter. This time of year can be especially dangerous for seniors because of slips and falls. Nearly three million American seniors suffer falls every year according to the CDC. Tragically, the number of seniors who lose their lives to unintentional falls is getting higher every year. If you live in Texas, you may not see much ice and snow country … Continue reading Making Sure Your Senior Loved One Is Safe This Winter »

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Is It Time For Your Loved One To Transition To Assisted Living? Here Are The Signs. Posted on Jan 4 2018 by Terry Hubbard

You’re Not Alone. Millions of Americans devote time and energy to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, in fact over 15 million.  And over time as things progress, the cost of caregiving may become very high. Family members and friends often find themselves unable to bear the burden of providing home health care without wearing … Continue reading Is It Time For Your Loved One To Transition To Assisted Living? Here Are The Signs. »

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Avendelle Assisted Living Franchise News Posted on Nov 27 2017 by Terry Hubbard

Milestone update and brand growth for Avendelle Assisted Living franchise brand! Avendelle Assisted Living finalized new partnerships and franchise business in the country of Turkey today! We signed off on a master development agreement with an upfront 100 franchise location expansion commitment, with an additional 400 franchise location commitment in the pipeline! We are looking forward to the future of the Avendelle Assisted Living brand … Continue reading Avendelle Assisted Living Franchise News »

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Avendelle Family Care Homes Celebrate The 4th of July Posted on Jul 4 2014 by Terry Hubbard

Today our residents and staff celebrated the 4th of July.  Everyone had a great time!  Here are some photos of the celebrations.

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Senior Care/The Right Way to Find Home Care for a Senior Posted on Oct 6 2013 by Terry Hubbard

Sure-fire warning signs that a senior needs more help. Agingcare.com suggests that if an adult child or caregiver notices certain warning signs, the senior probably requires assistance on a more regular basis. Some signs to look for are: • Spoiled food that doesn’t get thrown away • Missing important appointments • Difficulty with walking, balance and mobility • Uncertainty and confusion when performing once-familiar tasks … Continue reading Senior Care/The Right Way to Find Home Care for a Senior »

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Franchise Opportunities Posted on Sep 1 2013 by Terry Hubbard

The Haven Family Care Homes is excited to announce that beginning in 2014, we will be offering franchise opportunities!  Please stay tuned for additional information as it becomes available.

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St. Patrick’s Day Posted on Mar 17 2013 by Terry Hubbard

The residents and staff celebrated St. Patrick’s day today!  Enjoy the photos!

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Lou Turns 82! Posted on Dec 9 2012 by Terry Hubbard

Today the residents and staff at The Haven at Waterford Landing celebrated Lou’s 82nd birthday!  His daughter-in-law also joined the festivities.  He enjoyed his birthday dinner as well as his Red Velvet cake and Vanilla ice cream!  

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Miss Catherine Turns 87! Posted on Nov 8 2012 by Terry Hubbard

Today, the residents and staff at The Haven at Wyckford celebrated Miss Catherine’s 87th birthday!

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Birthday Celebration Posted on Oct 19 2012 by Terry Hubbard

Today we celebrated Eva T.’s 86th birthday!  Her sisters, children, grandchildren, and great grandchild joined the other residents and staff in the festivities!  We look forward to celebrating many more of Eva’s birthdays with her!

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