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Dear Carol: My 93-year-old mother lives alone with significant help from my youngest sister and me but her worsening cognitive ability is dictating changes. We found an assisted living facility (ALF) with memory care near our brother’s home, which is one county over, yet it’s still near enough for us all to visit often. What we need to know is how to transition Mom’s care both for her practical services as well as her emotional health. – GHD

Read the full column on Inforum for tips about making the transition from home to memory care:

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