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Making the Decision to Move to a Senior Living Community

Making the Decision to Move to a Senior Living Community


Choosing the Right Type of Senior Living

Choosing the Right Type of Senior Living

Senior lifestyle and care housing vary widely, and the choices can be overwhelming. It’s important to think about what kind of assistance and/or medical care is needed now, and what additional assistance or health care might be needed down the road.

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Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Care?

Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing Care?

Making the decision to move a loved one into a senior living community is difficult enough; deciding which type of community and what kinds of services will be required is another conundrum few families know how to face. There are a number of factors to consider, including atmosphere (which is very important, though subjective), levels and scope of care and services, and cost.

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Discussing Senior Living with Your Loved One

Discussing Senior Living with Your Loved One

Behind closed doors, you talk about and fear “the conversation.” It’s time to gather up your strength, courage, and especially your compassion and have this conversation with your loved one.

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Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Navigating the Maze of Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community can be a confusing and daunting task. Much like finding the perfect house, choosing the right assisted living residence requires a thorough inventory of your loved one’s wants and needs, doing research, taking tours, and asking for guidance along the way.

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