When our loved ones go into long-term care facilities, it can often be scary. There are many horror stories about elder abuse and neglectful care centers, and we hope that never happens to our family. It can sometimes be frustrating and disheartening to learn that your family member’s nursing home care falls short of expectations. Furthermore, unless you are there every minute of the day, it is frightening to leave them in the care of strangers.
Deciding on the right type of long-term care for a family member or loved one may be overwhelming. There is a lot to consider throughout the process and in deciding which is the best level of care necessary for that particular individual. The following are different types of care available that may suit an individual’s needs: Continue reading “Finding A Care Facility That Is Right For Your Loved One”
Today, as many as 1.3 million Americans live in nursing homes. Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be difficult and there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration before making a decision. Although every elder’s needs are unique, there are common criteria that may serve as a guide when choosing the best nursing home for a loved one’s needs. These important factors include method of payment, location, quality, and specialized services. Continue reading “What to Consider Before Choosing a Nursing Home”