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Elder Care Fundamentals: What You Should Know

After watching several of my family members struggle with dementia and various other age-related conditions, I spent a lot of time researching the options for assisted living, in-home care, and nursing homes. I wanted to be sure that I understood what was out there before my parents came to need it. All of my research helped me learn a lot about future care options for my family. I decided to help clarify the options for others who may be as confused as I was. This intention of this blog is to do just that. I hope that the information here helps you understand the basics so you can make the right choice when you need to.


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Like many people, you may have spent your entire life working hard and helping others in various capacities. Hence, it is only fair that someone should also cater to your needs when you are older and less active than before. Moreover, living alone in the home as a senior can be unsafe because of limited mobility and the possibility of getting into accidents. The good news is that you can avoid the hassle and get a comfortable living arrangement by getting into an assisted living facility. Read More 

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An Assisted Living Facility: What Is It?

If you are growing worried about a loved one's safety and ability to properly take care of themselves on their own, you may be thinking about an assisted living facility. An assisted living facility may be a difficult topic to bring up with your loved ones, but it can also be necessary.  What Is an Assisted Living Facility? Assisted living facilities are a place your loved ones can go to receive more assistance than they can get at home. Read More 

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