caregiver (cg) needs to find the right nursing home or assisted living facility for the Care recipient (cr)

Try: Ask the facility staff the following questions so that you can find the best fit for the cr what is a typical day like for someone with cr’s condition is there a safe place for the person to go outside how do staff members speak to residents, with respect what is included in the fee how do people get to medical appointments

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Categories: Financial, Medical Physical, Social

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Choosing a facility nursing home assisted living long term care care facilities can’t live at home moving to a facility

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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