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Choosing a Care Facility? Listen To Your Gut

People often ask what to look for when choosing an assisted living facility or a nursing home for a loved one. There are grading sites such as the Medicare Nursing Home Guide, found on Medicare.gov, and I suggest you use them. However, there are many things that go into good care that can’t be measured on a chart. In order to see the heart of a facility, you need to spend some time there. Observe routines and pay attention to the atmosphere. What is your gut feeling about the place?

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You're right, James. People deserve the best they can afford. Well, they often deserve more, of course, but at least their own money should go for quality care.
Carol

Its all about what feels right! Chances are, and rather sadly these could well be the final days of ones life, you might as well go somewhere nice!

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