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Title: Is Assisted Living Right for Your Loved One?


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Is Assisted Living Right for Your Loved One?
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ASSISTED LIVING is known by a number of terms
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The benefits are many and they allow your loved
one the opportunity to remain independent
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Assistance is always nearby in case of a fall or
other medical emergency
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Some facilities provide varying degrees of help
with other daily activities, too
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Assisted living is generally reserved for those
seniors still independent to some degree and
dont require around the clock medical care
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Remember that the laws vary from state to state,
including any licensing compliance laws
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It can all affect Medicaid payments
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Some assisted living facilities will also offer
laundry service, health monitoring and assistance
when taking medication
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You can find those with around the clock
security, too
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This is peace of mind for those with dementia
or Alzheimers
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  • Medicaid or Medicare may or may not pay a portion
    of the costs, depending on the classification of
    the facility

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IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK
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Have there been any health code violations and if
so, were they significant?
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Were they handled and not repeated?
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What about continuing education for employees or
employee turnover?
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Does the facility conduct background checks?
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Are they legally bound to conduct background
checks?
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Are you allowed to visit any time?
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Is the staff willing to take you on a tour during
meal time so that you can see for yourself the
quality of food being served?
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What about pets do they allow them?
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Dont forget the assistance and guidance your
estate planning or elder care lawyer can provide
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Finally, remember that the Better Business
Bureau and any state licensing agencies can
provide insight as well
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Learn More About Assisted Living in Essex
Junction Vermont
Learn More About Assisted Living in Essex
Junction Vermont
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Click to visit www.UnsworthLaw.net
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