How do you know when it's time to transition to an assisted living community or select a skilled nursing center to recover from an injury or illness? There are many tools and checklists available for free online, but here are five tips to keep in mind when visiting your options for a long-term or short-term stay.
Are you worried about falling, or have you recently experienced a fall? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three of older adults, age 65 or older, fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal and fatal injuries often resulting in a visit to the emergency room or a hospitalization.