Guides & Tools

From talking to your loved ones about making a move to senior living to selecting the right community, the experts at A Place for Mom offer guidance for every step in your family’s journey. Learn more about financing, caregiving and more.

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Guide to Senior Housing and Care

A comprehensive guide to senior living options in the United States.

Memory Care Checklist

Complete list of questions to ask memory care facilities.

Glossary of Senior Living Terms

Glossary of senior living terms designed to help you have a clear understanding of commonly used senior housing and care terms.

Public Pay Resource Guide

Know your options: Download this comprehensive guide, which covers the ins and outs of Medicare, Medicaid and state insurance programs, with links to additional resources.

Moving Seniors

Tips for moving seniors and making a smooth transition into an assisted living community.

Tips for Touring Assisted Living Communities

Ten essential factors to look out for when visiting an assisted living community.

Caregiver’s Tool to Prioritize

Tips on how to decide if your aging parent should move to a community.

Guide to Seniors Housing in Canada

Navigate the vast array of senior living options with this article that lists care types, price ranges and naming conventions.

Dementia Care Guide

What is dementia? From genetic to head trauma to diseases, there are many causes. Learn more.