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Assisted Living Facilities: Senior Living

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living communities offer 24-hour care for seniors who need help with daily activities — such as bathing, dressing, and grooming — but don’t require ongoing skilled medical services. A social, maintenance-free lifestyle is among the many benefits of assisted living.

A Guide to Assisted Living Services and Amenities
By Kara LewisAugust 19, 2020 • 5 min read
8 Little-Known Facts About Assisted Living
By Danny SzlauderbachMay 30, 2020 • 8 min read

When is it time for assisted living?

Forgetfulness, a fall, or loneliness are some of the signs it’s time to move. Assisted living is a solution for seniors who need help with personal care or are no longer safe living on their own. Seniors who enjoy a social, active lifestyle often thrive at assisted living communities.

18 Signs Your Aging Parent Needs Help
By Kim AcostaMarch 22, 2020 • 5 min read

How much does assisted living cost?

Assisted living costs vary depending on location, community amenities, apartment size, and how much help your loved one needs. Financing options are available to pay for assisted living, including Veterans benefits, long-term care insurance, reverse mortgages, and more.

Assisted Living Cost: Key Factors in Determining Your Bill
By Kara LewisAugust 10, 2020 • 5 min read
Assisted Living Costs by State
By Merritt WhitleyAugust 19, 2020 • 7 min read
10 Best Ways to Save Money on Assisted Living Costs
By Merritt WhitleyApril 9, 2020 • 7 min read

How do you choose an assisted living community?

Safety, staff training, cultural fit, amenities, and costs are some of the top considerations when choosing an assisted living community. An in-person or virtual tour provides opportunities to ask questions and get a sense of everyday life at the community.

7 Steps to Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility
By Kara LewisAugust 26, 2020 • 5 min read
6 Tips for Touring Senior Communities Virtually and In-Person
By Kara LewisJuly 22, 2020 • 3 min read
A Comprehensive Guide to Assisted Living Regulations
By Noah BandtMay 14, 2020 • 10 min read

How do you move a loved one to assisted living?

Moving and downsizing can be stressful, especially when your loved one is leaving a home filled with memories and possessions. Careful planning and taking advantage of the community’s resources, advice, and expertise can help ease the transition to assisted living.

6 Practical Things to Consider When Moving an Aging Loved One
By Claire SamuelsApril 18, 2020 • 5 min read
Helping Seniors Move: Design and Downsizing Tips for Senior Living
By Claire SamuelsJuly 25, 2020 • 8 min read
5 Tips to Manage Senior Care After Moving Into Senior Living
By Merritt WhitleyJuly 30, 2020 • 3 min read

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