Making the decision to move an elderly loved one into an assisted living can be one of the most heart-wrenching experiences you will face in life. However, in some cases, it is the best option to keep elderly or aging parents safe and healthy. Finding the very best care for your loved one will help you deal with the situation.

To help you find the best one you can, here is a list of basic questions to ask when you are choosing an assisted living community for your elderly parents. Print a checklist for each assisted living community you visit. Then, compare the lists, to help you select the best possible home.

Quick List: A condensed, one-page checklist to print and take along.

Complete Checklist: Use this comprehensive checklist to examine the key aspects of assisted living care.

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