Assisted Living Communities
An assisted-living community provides a sense of community for seniors, often with planned activities, housekeeping and laundry, transportation, meals, exercise and wellness programs, opportunities to socialize with other residents, assistance with activities of daily living, and some medical care. Understanding
how assisted living works
will help your family decide if this is the right choice. To get started, search for
assisted living communities near you
Watch for these clauses in your contract -- and ask for changes as necessary
It's hard to know if and when an aging adult should move from home to assisted living. Use these tips to help decide if the time has arrived.
Assisted Living: How to choose the right assisted living community for the person in your care
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