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At the beginning of your life, your parents take care of you, but when you reach middle age, the tables turn, and you need to take care of your parents. That can involve helping your parents to find an assisted living facility or a nursing home. To quickly explain, assisted living is independent living with a bit of extra help such as a group lunch room or an emergency alert system in each apartment. A nursing home, in contrast, provides comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of issues from dementia to arthritis. This blog is designed to help you make those tough decisions. It's also going to include posts on home health care, staying in touch with relatives in nursing homes, and more. I wish you the best through this sometimes difficult part of the journey with your parents.

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Tips To Help Your Parent’s Move To Assisted Living Easier On Him Or Her

The first step in moving a parent to an assisted living facility is convincing him or her to do so, and this is often one of the hardest steps to complete. Once you do this, though, you can begin helping your parent plan this move, and there are several things you can do that may help this transition run smoother and easier on your parent. Here are some ideas you might want to use to accomplish this. Read More