Category Archives: assisted living

An Aging Plan for Senior Living

Every week I meet seniors and their families who are struggling to make a plan in the middle of a crisis.  Most of these situations could have been avoided, or at least minimized, by conversations about goals and plans for the future.  It's a hard conversation for most families, but necessary.  Talking about aging and…
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Make the Move: Residency Agreement

Often seniors and their families will wait for a crisis to arrive before learning more about assisted living . homes.  The facilities are prepared for this reality and are able to accommodate new residents fairly quickly. Keep in mind -  all paperwork and agreements apply even if the senior and their family hasn't had time…
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Assisted Living: Plan for Hurricane Safety

Hurricane season is a stressful time for all Floridians. In any given season, we can see significant wind and rain whipping through Brevard County, flooding roads, and damaging property. For seniors living in their own home, there is a short-term option available when the weatherman starts talking about storm systems heading our way - respite…
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Make the Move: Levels of Care

"What are Levels of Care?" and "Why are every facility's levels different?"  Great questions and a big consideration when choosing the right assisted living home for your loved one. Everyone who moves into an assisted living home needs assistance of some type.  It can be as simple as needing assistance with nutritional meals, managing medications,…
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