Our educational guides cover a variety of topics to help answer your common questions about assisted living facilities.
Assisted Living Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Does your loved one need more support than what they are getting? Would they benefit from some assistance with daily activities? In this guide, you’ll find answers to the most common questions asked about assisted living.
Is It Depression? A Guide to Identifying and Addressing Depression in Aging Adults
Has your aging parent recently lost interest in activities they used to enjoy? Have you noticed a change in their mood and behavior? This guide will provide you with resources and tools on how to identify depression, what are the common causes of depression, and how to promote mental health in your aging loved one.
Helping Your Parent Manage Depression
Is your parent or loved one depressed, or just in a bad mood? What does medication and illness have to do with depression? How can you help? In this guide, you will be provided with answers to the difficult questions you may have about depression.
Becoming a Family Caregiver: What You Need to Know Before Deciding to Take Care of a Loved One
Becoming a family caregiver can be a rewarding experience. It also has its challenges. There are many questions to answer before making the decision to take care for a loved one. This guide will provide answers to questions you may have on this topic.
The Challenges of Aging: How to Handle Your Aging Parent’s Difficult Behaviors
Difficult behaviors in elderly adults are very common. They may be an expression of frustration your loved one feels or a symptom of early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s. This guide will provide you with skills and knowledge on how to handle difficult behaviors your aging parent may be experiencing.
Having “The Talk” With Your Parent: It’s Time for Assisted Living
Talking to your aging parent about moving to an assisted living community isn’t easy. Often, many adult children avoid bringing it up because it can be a sensitive topic. This guide will provide you with helpful tips and insight on how to have a productive conversation with your parent and siblings regarding your parent’s future.
Assisted Living Costs and Affordability
Assisted living costs, services and amenities vary greatly among the last and most expensive communities, and costs are higher in some states than others. This guide will answer questions you may have about the costs of assisted living and recommend resources to help you pay for it.
How to Choose the Right Assisted Living Community: What You Need to Know Before You Begin Your Search
Have you decided that assisted living is the best option for your elderly parent, and now are feeling overwhelmed on how to begin your search for the right community? This guide will go over what you need to know before you make a decision.