Frequently Asked Questions

When is it Time for Senior Living?

When is it Time for Senior Living?

You have spent a lifetime making sound decisions. And now, as you have gotten older, you face one of your most important choices to date: Is it time for senior living? This is not a decision to be made hastily. You must consider several personal factors including your...

Forgetfulness vs Dementia

Forgetfulness vs Dementia

Forgetting to Remember It is common to become more forgetful as we age. Occasionally missing a birthday, forgetting someone's name, searching for a word, or misplacing your glasses are normal, age-related gaffs. Stressful situations, being tired and even hunger can...

Searching for a Senior Living Community

Searching for a Senior Living Community

Where Should You Begin? The first step to take in looking for a senior living community to call home is to do research. Arming yourself with information ensures you are making an educated decision, one which is based on your personal goals. Discovering an assisted...

7 Tips to Make Your Living Space Homey

7 Tips to Make Your Living Space Homey

Your New Home Should Feel Like Home At Morgan Lane Assisted Living of Tea, South Dakota, our goal is to make our senior living community feel like a true home for our residents. And, while home means different things to different people, it’s typically a place you...

Celebrating the Holidays in Assisted Living

Celebrating the Holidays in Assisted Living

Creative Ways to Celebrate with Your Senior Loved One Celebrating the holidays in an assisted living community may present special challenges for seniors and their family and friends. However, there are many ways that you can make the season cheerful and bright for...

Prevent Food Poisoning In Assisted Living

Avoid Food-Borne Illness When Cooking Let’s be honest: for many of us, one of life’s greatest pleasures is preparing and eating a delicious, filling meal. As we age, cooking and cleaning can become a challenge, but that doesn’t mean we have to forgo the pleasure of...

Managing Parents’ Money

Managing Parents’ Money

Adult Children Often Manage Their Parents’ Money Growing old is a gift not afforded to everyone. Yet, it is fair to say that aging comes with challenges. Adult children of senior parents may find themselves helping their loved ones navigate these challenges, some of...

Phones at Assisted Living

Phones at Assisted Living

Phones Help Us Stay Connected If you have called our facility, you were probably greeted by a friendly voice saying something like, “Good Morning, this is Morgan Lane Assisted Living Community in Tea, SD. How may I direct your call?” Phones are an important part of...