Assisted Living Articles
    Apr 8, 2020

    Moving a Loved One Home from Assisted Living

    What to Do and How to Prepare When Moving a Loved One Home from Assisted Living Recently, we have had a couple of cases where families contacted us ...
    Mar 24, 2020

    My Demented Mother-in-Law is Driving Me Crazy

    by Linda Chamberlain Maybe demented is not the right word. How will we ever know for sure?  My mother-in-law recognizes the entire family, remembers ...
    Mar 10, 2020

    10 Downsizing and ALF Packing Tips

    Ten Tips for Downsizing and Packing for an ALF 1. Allow sufficient time for the ALF downsizing and moving process. Don’t rush the process of ...
    Oct 7, 2019

    Retirement Planning with a Purpose: Where Do I Want to Be at 80?

    What is the purpose of retirement planning? When most people think of retirement planning, they think about things like 401Ks, Roth IRAs and ...
    Sep 23, 2019

    Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse by Caregivers: What We Can Do

    We were saddened to see the shocking story coming out of Clearwater recently about a caregiver accused of sexual assault. In this case, the nursing ...
    Sep 16, 2019

    Data Shows That Aging at Home is Growing; Here’s How You Can Do It

    By 2035, one in three U.S. households, versus today’s one in five, will be headed by someone 65 or older. Not only is the overall population aging, ...
    Jul 29, 2019

    I Ditched the ALF and Brought Dad Back Home, and I’ll Never Send Him Back

    Our family worried about Dad living alone after Mom died. We worried about what would happen if he fell or had a problem. No one could move in with ...
    Jul 16, 2019

    Nine Fun Activities You Can Do With Mom in an ALF

    If your Mom’s moved to an Assisted Living Facility (ALF), you likely feel relief that she has the support she needs. Most families are also pleased ...
    Jun 20, 2019

    Five Years Ago Dad Was a Mess. Here’s the Advice He Would Have Given to Himself Back Then.

    For others taking care of elderly parents at home, our father’s story may provide some valuable lessons. Five years ago, Dad was a mess. Today, he ...
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