Tips to help your parent make the physical move to senior living

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Helping a parent move into senior living can be a challenging and emotional process, but there are several steps you can take to make the transition smoother: By taking these steps, you can help your parent move into senior living with less stress and more comfort. Our Senior Living Advisors can help connect you to experts providing services specifically to make the move and transition as hassle-free as possible. 

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What do senior living facilities providers wish prospective clients knew?

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Senior living facilities staff have valuable insight into the needs and preferences of their clients. Some items they wish prospective clients knew include: When your parent may have objections to moving, consider discussing these details with them. When you’re ready to learn more about the many exciting senior living options available in Seattle and surrounding areas, contact us to speak with one of our knowledgeable Senior Living Advisors.

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Questions to keep in mind when touring senior living facilities  

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Touring senior living facilities is a critical step when considering options for senior care. There are many questions you could ask when touring a facility, and they may cover topics such as: Here are examples of some questions you may want to ask during your tour:  Another critical aspect of an in-person tour is paying attention to the general atmosphere of the facility. You’ll want to observe the friendliness of the staff, levels of cleanliness,…

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5 myths about senior living

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Many myths about senior living have been mistakenly propagated, including: Seniors are lonely and isolated in senior living communities. Many senior living communities offer a variety of activities and opportunities for socialization, including clubs, events, and outings. Seniors living in a community can make new friends and enjoy the company of others. Senior living is expensive. While some options can be costly, affordable options include government-funded programs, non-profit organizations, and shared living arrangements. Senior living…

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Tips for successfully transitioning to your new senior living residence

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Make your move to senior living go smoothly and successfully transition to your new home: Start planning early. This will give you plenty of time to research your options, tour different communities, and make a decision that is right for you. Declutter and downsize. Downsizing can be overwhelming. Start early and be realistic about what you can and can’t take with you. Decluttering and downsizing can help you feel organized both before and after you…

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