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8 Resources To Help Families Transition Their Loved One To A Nursing Home

9 Resources To Help FamiliesThe 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 

http://www.caregiverlist.com/blog/Julie/Default.aspx

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 

http://www.elderlawanswers.com/

This gives an array of answers to some of the legal questions that are faced by the elderly population in the United States. It also gives people information on elder law attorneys across the nation.

3) Silver Innings – Blog for Senior Citizens 

http://silverinnings.blogspot.com

This is a universal blog about the elderly, family and caregivers that show what the elderly community around the world is like.

4) Nurse Virginia Blog by Virginia Garderding, R.N.

http://www.nursevirginiablog.com

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

http://hospiceandnursinghomes.blogspot.com/

Frances writes about anything associated with elder care, hospice, palliative care, nursing homes, dementia, caregiving and seniors. She keeps topics up to date.

This blog describes level of care and options for the caregiver during hospice and the end of life experience.

6) Boca Home Care Services

http://www.bocahomecareservices.com/blog/understanding-medicare-home-care-benefits/

Boca Home Care Services provides different levels and types of care for the elderly in the Boca Area. They tailor their staff to meet specific needs of patients

7) Vida, Inc. Senior Resource 

http://www.vidaseniorresource.com/</a

Vida Inc. Helps connect seniors with senior care specialists who help in caring for specific needs. They provide home care, assisted living and senior care resources.

8) Skilled Nursing Facilities.org 

http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/blog/

This blog incorporates many realms of elder care and needs. This is a nationwide directory that provides quality ratings to facilities across the United States.

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