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What to Expect—and Not Expect—at Assisted Living Facilities

The term “assisted living facility” may not be as familiar as “nursing home” or “retirement home”, but they’re becoming a popular choice as seniors live longer and still want to retain independence.
What is an Assisted Living Facility?

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are places for seniors who need aid with day-to-day activities like showering and dressing, but …

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Understanding the Basics of Assisted Living

With regard to senior living options, there is a fine line that separates a retirement community from an assisted living facility. While both of these options provide safe and comfortable surroundings for retirees one is geared more for an active lifestyle while the other is …

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Is It Time For Assisted Living?

Although in many ways we are all working for our retirement, many of us don’t really consider our retirement plans until it is much too late. The best time to begin planning for retirement is when were in our 30s or 40s. But even the best plans can go awry if certain medical conditions creep …

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Reasons for Choosing Assisted Living

Determining what is the best option for retirement care for your senior loved one comes down to a question of specific needs. If mom or dad are still healthy and leading an active, independent lifestyle then they can pretty much live where they …

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