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What to Look For in Assisted Living

October 30, 2015

When people start thinking about assisted living, one of the first actions they take is to tour the property. When doing so, there are a few things to keep in mind. If a person intends to live on the property, they should know that they are getting the best, especially considering the costs of living.

Communities for seniors range in quality, so here are some things to consider during a tour. First, overall cleanliness is important. The first thing people look at are furnishings. However, examining the baseboards and windows can give you an idea about just how clean the facility is kept. Second, it’s best to visit while activities are ongoing. A good community keeps residents active, and staff should not only participate, but enjoy interacting within that community.

Which is why staff friendliness is a big quality to watch out for. Living in an assisted living community can either be a blessing or a curse, depending on how staff view the residents. It’s best to ensure that the staff enjoys the work they do. By following these few simple tips, you’ll be well your way to finding the right community for you.


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