How to Choose an Assisted Living Residence

These questions will assist you in your decision making process. Resident Agreement Policies Do I have a restriction that would prevent my admission, as detailed in section 11.2 of theChapter VII regulations?Have I reviewed the terms of the resident agreement?Does the resident agreement detail charges, refunds, fees to hold a bed, and securitydeposit reimbursement?Are the … Continue reading How to Choose an Assisted Living Residence

4 Downsizing Tips for New Assisted Living Seniors

As people grow older, it makes perfect sense to establish some sort of assisted living arrangement. Assisted living communities offer great opportunities for seniors to remain independent while helping their families care for their needs. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of four downsizing tips to make a move as painless and efficient … Continue reading 4 Downsizing Tips for New Assisted Living Seniors

What Should I Look For in an Assisted Living Community?

Important Qualities to Consider When You Are Looking Into AL The following questions will help you and your family to evaluate assisted living facilities. Print out these questions and have them answered before you decide on an assisted living facility. General Is the residence licensed?What type of insurance does the facility carry on personal property?How do they … Continue reading What Should I Look For in an Assisted Living Community?

Care Plans

Assisted Living Care Plan When establishing residency at an assisted living facility, the resident will work with staff and other family members to develop a care plan that will include: A plan for medication assistance indicating whether assistance is neededAny physical or mental limitationsSpecial instructions and needs (such as dietary requirements or restrictions)General background information … Continue reading Care Plans