When is it Time to Consider Assisted Living?

Indications It May Be Time to Consider Assisted Living We all want those elderly individuals we love to be able to reap the benefits of a life well lived, including an overwhelming desire to keep the person as safe and healthy as possible.   An Assisted Living facility helps alleviate safety and health concerns.  One of the most difficult decisions a caregiver faces is when consideration should be given to moving an aging adult from his/her home to an Assisted Living facility.  There are clues, some obvious, some not so obvious, to assist in making this decision. Situations that make the decision to seek additional assistance for your senior loved one more obvious include: (1) a persistent health condition that seems to be worsening; (2) an extended recovery from an illness or injury; and (3) an increased difficulty managing the daily living skills needed to live independently.  Another obvious sign is increased [...]