As people age, they become less able to take care of themselves. You may have noticed your loved one is failing to take their medications or is not keeping up with their hygiene routine. These are indicators that it may be time for them to move to an assisted living facility. With the high number of facilities in most major areas, choosing the one that’s right for your family member may seem like a daunting task. Finding the best assisted living facility for your loved one is simple when you know where to begin the search process.
The first step is to visit the facility. Many offer consultations and tours to allow families to get a feel for the area and an understanding of the services they provide. These can be a great way to learn about the level of cleanliness of the facility, the level of comfort people receive, and how the staff interacts with the residents.
Next, you should take the time to ask people who have had family stay at the facility what their thoughts about it are. It can also be beneficial to read online reviews from residents or the family of residents. These can help to guarantee you choose one that will provide a high level of care and comfort.
For more information on how to choose the best assisted living facility for your loved one, please review the attached video.