Archive for Assisted Living
“They call it assisted living, but it can take the life out of you.”
Aging in place harkens back to a time when caring for our elders at home was not only common place, but expected. Over the years, our ideas about aging have metamorphosized in America; taking care of elders at home, old folks homes, nursing homes, NORCs (naturally occurring retirement communities), assisted living, CCRCs (continuing care retirement communities), retirement [...]
Home care for seniors continues to become more popular than it was 10 years ago, let alone a generation ago. As assisted living costs increase, so does the desire of the elderly and disabled to reside in an independent living environment; to age in place in their own homes, not some retirement community. Non-medical home [...]
When a family member or a friend moves into a long term care nursing facility the question is often asked whether the family member or friend has any rights as a resident of such facility.
Assisted living for Seniors: Will you or your loved one be happy in assisted living? Will you get your money’s worth? The time may have come to search for an assisted living facility for a loved one. If so, here are questions you should consider in making the right choice and to ensure you get value for your money.