The transition to a life in a nursing home or assisted living facility usually a difficult process for both the individual involved as well as their family. Even the most well laid plans for transition to a skilled nursing facility are usually accompanied by many questions that may never have presented themselves until the family has had time to appreciate the change in circumstance.
While transitions such as this will never be easy, there are many different resources to assist with all different aspects as people begin new aspects of their lives. Below are 9 resources that many of our clients have found to be especially helpful for them as they take on new endeavors.
1) Caregiver list
This blog gives updates on important health care information for the elderly. It helps those who are caregivers properly care for the elderly.
2) ElderLaw Answers
3) Silver Innings – Blog for Senior Citizens
4) Nurse Virginia Blog by Virginia Garderding, R.N.
Virginia talks about elderly care and what the caregivers should expect and how the caregivers should treat those they are caring for. Through her blog and book, Virginia shows how to care for the elderly with dignity.
5) Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog by Frances Shani Parker
This blog describes level of care and options for the caregiver during hospice and the end of life experience.
6) Boca Home Care Services
7) Vida, Inc. Senior Resource
8) Skilled Nursing Facilities.org