When Should a Senior Move to Assisted Living? Get Advice from a Social Worker

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| Published on: July,14 | Viewed: 2402 times


The time to move to an assisted living community isn’t always obvious. Experienced social worker Florence Marchick provides helpful insight on making this difficult decision.

When Should a Senior Move to Assisted Living? Get Advice from a Social Worker

So many exhausted caregivers struggle with the decision to move their older adult to assisted living. Even thinking about it makes families feel terribly guilty, especially when they’ve promised to never put their senior in a nursing home.

But keeping that promise isn’t always realistic. Safety concerns, health problems, and specialized care needs are the top reasons to consider assisted living.

For help with this difficult decision, our friends at DailyCaring asked a social worker who's worked with aging adults and their families for 24 years to share her advice.

Find out how to know if moving your senior to assisted living is the right choice at DailyCaring.com >

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