When faced with placing a relative into modified-independent living, assisted living or long-term care, the choices can become overwhelming, along with the financial realities that this kind of care demands.
First, have the conversation together, however difficult, so you can evaluate what’s most important concerning services, environment, location, etc. Resources to have at your fingertips for guidance include your local county ombudsman and Stacy’s Helping Hand, which can help you navigate the service organizations and help prioritize your needs.
Medicare.gov has a valuable resource for locating and comparing facilities. There’s no need to travel this journey alone.
— Jane Dvorak, SLJ 100 Communications