What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?

Activities of Daily Living, commonly known as ADLs, encompass fundamental self-care tasks necessary for maintaining an individual’s well-being and independence. These tasks can be categorized into basic activities of daily living (BADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Basic ADLs (BADLs): Instrumental ADLs (IADLs): Assessing ADLs and Tailoring Care Plans: Assessment tools, such as […] Read More

McKnight Place: Named a Best Assisted Living and a Memory Care Community by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report—the organization that ranks the best colleges, hospitals, and other crucial services in our lives—has placed McKnight Place on its list of 2023-2024 Best Assisted Living and Best Memory Care communities. Read More

Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes

Many believe that “nursing homes” are a catch-all phrase for senior living, but in reality, it’s actually one separate form of senior care all on its own. For example, a nursing home’s focus is on providing skilled nursing care while assisted living’s main goal is housing that provides certain care assistance. All-in-all, both types seek […] Read More

When to Move from Independent Living to Assisted Living

Our needs can change as we age. And, as our needs change, so too do our living situations. For older adults living in senior living communities, this can mean making the move from independent living to assisted living. But just when is it time to make that move? Is it time for assisted living? There […] Read More

Caregiver Stress Syndrome: Symptoms, Risks, and Tips to Reduce Burnout

People take on the task of caregiving for many reasons that range from a feeling of obligation to simply loving and caring for the individual. If you are a caregiver yourself—no matter what the reason you chose to take on this role—you know that caregiving can certainly be rewarding, but there are also many stresses that you are bravely facing. Read More
Front Entrance of McKnight Place Assisted Living and Memory Care decorated for the holidays.

A Holiday Season of New Favorites and Familiar Classics

While the holidays at McKnight Place Assisted Living & Memory Care in Ladue will look a little different this year, the holiday cheer is stronger than ever. Staff members and residents alike are putting the enthusiasm and creativity of the community to work, assuring everyone stays connected with loved ones and there are ample ways to celebrate throughout the season. Read More
Aerial photo of McKnight Place campus.

McKnight Place Maintains the Highest Standard of Care

The decision to move a loved one in need of care to assisted living can be a challenging one. As Director of Leasing Lesley Pedroli recently explained to Ladue News, our team of experts at McKnight Place Assisted Living & Memory Care assists families in making that decision as comfortably as possible. Read More

Understanding Alzheimer’s

While there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s at the moment, there’s great reason for optimism, as numerous advancements in early detection and diagnosis, as well as a variety of effective treatment options, have emerged in recent years. Read More

A Focus On Healthy Aging

Not only is September Healthy Aging Month, it’s also home to National Assisted Living Week. While there’s never a bad time to focus on your health and well being, the following tips will help you keep your health top-of-mind during Healthy Aging Month, and every month throughout the year. Read More
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