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Reasons to Consider The Move Into Assisted Living In Kansas City Now

The excuse “after the holidays” is used so often as a reason for delaying a decision or action, but here are some thoughts about making a move to Assisted Living or Memory Care before the rush of the holiday season. Winter weather brings many more complexities for Seniors living at home. Icy sidewalks mean more …

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Moving To Assisted Living In Kansas City Is A Homecoming For Many

I recently attended my 50th class reunion from high school. What a homecoming! Everyone else seemed to get old, but the more time spent, it all began to feel very familiar. The hair color had changed, but the personalities came right back to the present. It all began to feel familiar and a feeling of …

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Avoid Senior Care Emergencies – Start The Conversation Early

Adult children are often involved in helping their parents make decisions about care needs. We are often asked the question, “How can I talk to Mom about moving to an assisted living?” Starting the conversation early is so important. Many are fearful that these conversations will be uncomfortable even hostile. It’s best to be able …

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What’s The Difference Between An Investment Retirement Community And A Monthly Rental Community?

There are a variety of Assisted Living and Memory Care housing options available to Seniors in the Kansas City area. There are differences in the monthly charges and how additional fees are managed. Two of these stand out as the most common types. The first is a community where residents invest a large fee upfront …

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Which Is Best, Large Or Small Assisted Living And Memory Care Communities In Kansas City?

Different Needs May Require Different Physical Layouts In Community Living. I recently had a conversation with an 87-year-old gentleman, we’ll call Joe, who needs to move out of his life long home. This fellow described himself as single, very active and generally in good health. He takes care of himself, including bathing, medication management, and …

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Be A Detective For Your Parents, It May Be Time For Assisted Living Or Memory Care In Kansas City.

When the adult children of Seniors begin to worry about their parents living at home, it is time to do some investigation. It may be possible that there is really nothing to be concerned about but on the other hand there are some tell-tale signs that it’s time to think about a move to Assisted …

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Most Important Questions To Take With You When Touring Assisted Living Or Memory Care In Kansas City

The following list of questions can be used when touring Assisted Living or Memory Care facilities. Notes should be taken to eliminate confusion after visiting more than one community. Our Own Observations Listen to your own intuition. Not only may you see or hear things that are obvious, but you may just have a feeling …

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Importance Of Scheduling Assisted Living And Memory Care Family Tours

Taking a number of Assisted Living and Memory Care family tours in Kansas City facilities will give a balanced understanding of the differences and similarities between communities. Time should be allowed to give each community the opportunity to explain their philosophy and show their property. Some shoppers feel they have an advantage by showing up …

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Red Flags To Watch For When Shopping For Assisted Living & Memory Care In Kansas City

When shopping for the best Assisted Living or Memory Care in the Kansas City area it is important to watch for red flags or areas of concern. With appropriate questions and inquiry, the issues of concern may be resolved or could be a negative indicator. The following areas need a close look: The Physical Structure …

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