• The two major reasons for moving to an assisted living facility are safety and socialization. Even knowing you need to make the placement doesn’t always make it easy.

  • Most excellent programs know how to welcome people like your loved one, create an interesting and meaningful day, help them feel valued and part of the community, and encourage them to enjoy each day.

  • The community you choose will do an assessment and help you navigate the next steps. Sometimes, you may just strike out. Don’t lose heart. Try again in a month or two. Eventually it will work out.