Tips on Choosing a Facility

An on-site visit offers you the best opportunity to observe
the residents, staff, and the quality of care provided by the facility. Here
are some helpful hints to accomplish a meaningful and informative visit to
assist with helping you to make the care choice that is right for you or your
loved one. Try to be as prepared as possible before your tour, considering the
immediate needs and the possible future health care needs to be met for the
best quality of life. For more details on Tips on Touring, see

1) Before You Tour,

2) As You Tour

3) Choosing a Facility,

4) What The Facility Will Need,

5) The Final Decision.

There are many different types of facilities, each directed
toward specific levels of care needs. These include

  • Retirement Communities
  • RehabilitationCenters
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospices
  • Assisted Living
  • Adult Day Care

For a complete list of care homes in your area and
contact information, see, click on the state, then the city, then on the facility.


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