American Senior Communities

Happy Thanksgiving from ASC!

Thanksgiving Day marks a time when families gather together and give thanks for all the blessings in their lives- as well as enjoy a delicious meal (and probably eat way too much!). It is also known as the official start of the holiday season- even though recently, retailers will have you believe it’s time to […]


The Dangers of Seniors Living Alone

According to the Administration on Aging, in 2012, 28% of all older people not currently living in an assisted living facility were living at home alone. While many of those in their 70s, 80s and even their 90s can live completely independent lives, certain physical and mental conditions can cause dangerous scenarios for seniors living […]


Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Over one hundred years ago, Auguste D. was the first person to be diagnosed with what we now know as Alzheimer’s disease. A German physician, Dr. Alois Alzheimer, studied Auguste’s brain upon her death and found abnormal deposits around the nerve cells. In 1910, Alzheimer’s colleague, Emil Kraepelin, officially named the Alzheimer’s findings after him […]