Category Archives: seniors

3 Things to Consider When Moving to Assisted Living

Relocating to a senior living home is a big decision for the senior making the move.  You may be thinking about it for the future or need to move quickly due to a health crisis. If you feel like you aren't ready, here are three things you can still do before you make a move:…
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Assisted Living: Give Respite a Try

Thinking about moving to assisted living can be very daunting for seniors.  The thought of packing up a lifetime of treasures, living in a new setting, and being around all new people can be quite over-whelming.  There are so many benefits derived from moving to senior living, however, the one benefit that causes almost every…
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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 to…
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