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Assisted Living: Weighing the Options

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  • Know if assisted living is the right choice
  • Make a list of possible facilities
  • Involve your loved one in the decision-making

En español | Assisted living residences are aimed at helping residents remain as self-sufficient as possible with the assurance of assistance when needed. A combination of housing, meals, personal care and support, social activities, 24-hour supervision and, in some residences, health-related services is usually provided. Assisted living facilities are a great choice for those who can’t live on their own, but do not need nursing care. As needs change, these facilities offer different levels of care at different costs – and some are even associated with nursing facilities should your loved one eventually need full-time nursing care. … Back to Article

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