Caregiving

What’s the Greatest Challenge in Caring for an Aging Loved One?

At Commonwealth Senior Living, improving the lives of seniors and their families is central to everything we do. We’ve found the best way to further support these individuals is simply by asking. So we asked families what the greatest challenge in caring for an aging loved one has been for their family and here’s what […]

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Highlighting This Year’s Winners: 2022 Annual Conference

Richard Brewer, Commonwealth Senior Living Founder and Chairman, gave a touching toast at our Annual Conference this year as we continued to celebrate our 20th anniversary. He said, “To my friends, colleagues, and acquaintances at CSL, hopefully you don’t mind me calling you family! Thank you to my family for the 20 amazing years we […]

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Signs That It’s Time Pt 2: 5 Most Common Things to Look For

At Commonwealth Senior Living, we’ve helped families navigate through the aging process for 20 years and understand it can be an emotional roller coaster. We want to provide you with five of the most common signs that your loved one may need additional support to look for. 1. Loss of Interest in Things They Once […]

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Signs That It’s Time Pt 1: How to Recognize When a Loved One May Need Additional Support

Whether your loved one lives close by or across the country, we want you to know what to look out for as signs they may need additional support. In the United States alone, there are more than 23 million seniors over the age of 75 living alone. This means there are 23 million families, just […]

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The Meaning Behind the Pineapple

Do you know what the pineapple symbol represents? When speaking with people that interact with our company, only about half of them knew the meaning behind the pineapple and its rich history of hospitality. The origins of the pineapple as a symbol of hospitality date back to the late 15th century and Christopher Columbus’ voyage […]

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Signs That It's Time

May 2022  Have you found yourself wondering if your parents are safe living at home? It may be time to consider additional support. Are they able to keep up with the house? Or are you concerned about a change in their weight or appearance? Have they lost interest in things they once enjoyed? These are […]

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How to Relieve Holiday Stress for Caregivers

It’s likely as the holiday season rolls around that you’re experiencing emotional and physical stress as a spouse, partner, friend, or adult child caregiver. There are parties to plan, loved ones to see, and desserts to eat. It may not cross your mind as often as it should, but your health is an important part […]

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Maintaining Traditions: Tips From Paula Harder

Visiting family over the holidays often fills us with a mix of emotions. The hectic build up of getting everything together, packing, traveling, and the flurry of parties can be stressful. But at the same time, it’s wonderful to see everyone and catch up. Adding in the potential concern about your loved one’s safety and […]

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Family Caregiver Week: Honoring Caregivers at Home

As a team of caregivers, we know caring for an aging family member can be difficult and stressful. On this special Family Caregiver Week, we want to take time to celebrate these individuals and share their stories. This year, we asked a few of our residents’ loved ones, and previous caregivers, what it means to […]

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Apprenticeships at Commonwealth Senior Living

At Commonwealth Senior Living, our goal is to improve the lives of seniors, their families, and each other. We wouldn’t be able to accomplish this mission without our dedicated frontline associates living out our Core Values each day. We invest in our people and “DO the RIGHT thing” by making sure we provide our associates […]

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