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Care-Giving Concerns
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Take time to be thorough during the admissions process

It is preferable to begin the admissions process prior to actual need of a geriatric facility. This is not as odd as it might sound. Many geriatric care facilities have waiting lists and your loved [Read more…]

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Take time to adjust to your new caregiver role

Although the new resident is your family member, he/she most probably spends most of her time interacting with staff and other residents. You are a resource not only to your loved one but to the [Read more…]

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Take a good look at a geriatric facility

Even without talking to staff, an initial visit to a geriatric facility can yield essential information about the quality of life of its residents. Obviously, cleanliness will be easy to determine. The following questions will [Read more…]

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Demystifying Assisted Living

According to AARP, approximately one million Americans live in assisted living communities today.  This unique and relatively new incarnation of the “old-style” board-and-care homes is often misunderstood, and confused with other levels of long-term care.  [Read more…]