Assisted Living Articles
    Jul 13, 2021

    How to Transition from Home to an ALF

    1. Making the right choice is the most important part of the transition to an ALF. That means choosing the right time for the transition (not moving ...
    Dec 8, 2020

    These Are the Top 10 Reasons Why People Cannot Age in Place at Home

    The truth remains: people want to age in place in their own homes. Survey results consistently show elders saying this is what they want to the tune ...
    Nov 24, 2020

    Think Your Parent Needs Assisted Living? Here’s What to Do This Holiday Season

    Many of you will be visiting loved ones, perhaps for the first time in a while, this holiday season. Perhaps you just got together for Thanksgiving. ...
    Oct 20, 2020

    Four Things I Look for When Evaluating ALFs

    Evaluating ALFs (Assisted Living Facilities) can be difficult. How can you really determine which community will be best? Is it possible to know if ...
    Sep 29, 2020

    How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility: Why Placement Referral Businesses Don’t Work

    Over the years we have worked with thousands of families on choosing an assisted living facility. We’ve also written many articles about how to ...
    Aug 15, 2020

    New Challenges and Solutions in Eldercare During COVID-19

    We’ve all had to adjust throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. For those of us working in healthcare and eldercare, we’re always thinking about the virus ...
    May 21, 2020

    Why does he get to hug my mother-in-law when we can’t?

    The Inconsistencies of Caregiving Under COVID-19 by Linda Chamberlain It has been 10 weeks since we have been able to see and hug my mother-in-law ...
    Apr 27, 2020

    A Family’s Story of Coronavirus Isolation with Mom in an ALF: “Please Just Come Up Here and Let Me Hold You!”

    by Linda Chamberlain
    Apr 9, 2020

    30 Days Since We’ve Seen My Mother-in-Law in Her Assisted Living Facility: The Checklist We Can’t Live Without

    by Linda Chamberlain This Sunday marks 30 days since we’ve last visited with my mother-in-law (MIL). While it’s great she still calls me every ...

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