Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Independent Living, and More Questions

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  1. How to Get Mom to Go to Adult Day Care?

    You didn't mention what your mother's physical or mental condition is so answers vary accordingly. If her mental condition is good maybe a senior center would be more appropriate. Is this an adult day care for people with dementia? The problem is that it probably scares her because she doesn't want ...
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  2. Can My Client Quit One Agency and Hire Me Through Different Agent?

    Sometimes when you change agencies, your client could pay a fee to the agency that would solve your legal problems. I think some agencies are aware of the emotional connection between client and caregiver. Lots of people with agencies do have a heart. However, a 50% mark up is too much. If you can...
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  3. What Is the ADL Scale?

    Tools such as the ADL or Katz scale can be helpful on helping you to think about assisted living or in-home care. They say the Katz is better for rehab than assisted living. But, I wouldn't take any tool as the sum total of a person's life. The scales try to measure whether you can cook, bathe, wa...
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  4. Does anyone have any experience with JEA Senior Living Alzheimer's Special Care Centers?

    Hi Zara, Please visit the Senior Care directory to read ratings and reviews for Alzheimer's care providers: The listings also include a way to contact the providers, so you can get information directly from the source about their pri...
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  5. Dad must move per the state. Now what?

    an update on my original question: dad ended up dying before the 30 days we had to move him was up. It solved the problem, but still didn't address the issue. And I agree - I'm fed up with all the government interference. Yes, we need some regulations but not nearly the amount that we have. We ha...
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  6. I'm looking for assisted living for my 91-year-old mother.

    Hi, Thank you for reaching out! Here are resources that offers to help you in finding an assisted living community for your mother...
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  7. How do I find an adult assisted living community in Colorado?

    Hello, Thank you for posting your question. I am sorry to hear of your brother's condition. has Family Advisors that are available to assist you in locating housing options in the Colorado area. They are available 7 days a week and can be reached at 866-824 8174. We also have a free o...
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  8. How Hard is it to Place a Sibling in a Nursing Home?

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  9. Where are there more asistance living facilities that except medicaid

    Hello kl.perry60,
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  10. Dad's VA Housing benefits

    Hello, Thank you for posting your question.'s Family Advisors may be able to help you determine what assets you need and how to obtain them in regards senior housing. They can also help you locate housing options in your area. You can contact the Family Advisor team 7 days a week at 86...
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  11. is there a list of medicare approved assisted living in seminole co. fla ?

    Hello etcorvette: Thank you for reaching out to for assistance. To help locate Medicare approved assisted living communities your local Area Agency on the Aging can help. To find your local Area Agency on the Aging go to: Thanks.
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  12. What is the caregiver-to-resident ratio in memory care in California?

    Hello anonymous, Thanks for your question. Here are some informational resources that may be of assistance to you...
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  13. The hospital wants to release my mom but there is nowhere for her to go

    Hello, Sorry to hear about the situation you described. Your local Area Agency on Agency may be able to assist you in finding low-cost or free senior care resources offline. Additionally, we offer information about 10 Organizations Every Caregiver Should Know. Local home health agencies may also be ...
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  14. Mom in senior living center, with hired care giver, is it time for nursing home

    Talk to your mom's doctor because he can prescribe or recommend the perfect long term care facility for her. If she requires advance medical supervision and round the clock medication, they she would need to be in a nursing or skilled care facility. But if you are more concerned on the difficulties ...
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  15. I can't afford to take Dad in, but he can't care for himself anymore. Now what?

    Hello, Thank you for posting your question on You may want to reach out to your local Area Agency on the Aging for assistance. They provide guidance for those that may need services when funds are limited. To find your local Area Agency on the Aging go to:
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  16. How to go about telling husband he's going to facility

    Hello, Thank you for reaching out and asking this question. I am sorry to hear of her husband's health condition. Jytte Lokvig, Expert, answer a question similar to yours here: I hope this information is he...
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  17. How do you afford memory care?

    Hello, I am sorry to hear of your husband's diagnosis. Thank you for reaching out to for support. Here are a few resources that may be helpful:,,
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  18. Do all independant living homes require a large sign up fee.

    Hello RVDT1, Thank you for posting your question. You can find additional information on independent living here: To locate housing options in your area, you can contact Family Advisors, 7 days a week, at 800 325 8195.
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  19. Separate Care Needs for Both Parents

    Hello, Thank you for reaching out and asking your question.'s Family Advisors are available to assist you with housing options as well as discuss financial considerations and arrange tours. This free service is available 7 days a week at (800) 325-8591.
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  20. What are the obligations of an assisted living facility if my mother was injured there?

    Your question about your mom's assisted living injury raises the issue of whether the facility is able to protect its residents. Legally, assisted living facilities are in a somewhat problematic position. They fill the gap between being at home, which is usually unsafe, and being in a nursing home,...
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