Assisted Living Transition: Making the Transition to Assisted Living
Moving into an assisted living residence and want to make a smooth transition? There is no one guide or rule book that will work for everyone. The time it takes to transition is different for everyone. Change can be challenging. The keys to success are preparation, a positive attitude, a supportive network of family and friends, along with patience and understanding—all will prepare your loved one for a smooth transition.
Articles About Assisted Living Transition
- My Mantra: “It Could Be Worse”
I have been a caregiver off and on for over forty years, but when I read posts from others on AgingCare.com, I realize how lucky I have been.
- Seniors Behaving Badly in Assisted Living
What happens when seniors are behaving badly in assisted living? Learn how staff members resolve figthting, bullying, arguments and disruption.
- “I’m Not Moving to a Nursing Home!” Responses to 7 Excuses
Experts share how to respond when discussing the move to senior living, such as assisting living or nursing homes, with parents who are resistant or refuse to move. – and how to address the 7 most common objections that elders have.
- How to Prepare for “The Talk” About Moving to Assisted Living
The conversation about moving to a retirement community or an assisted living facility doesn’t have to be difficult or emotionally charged. Use these tips to encourage a healthy discussion before a crisis arises.
- 11 Strategies for Downsizing for a Move to Assisted Living
Purging personal belongings is not always a simple task, so do your best to understand how emotionally challenging this process can be. Keep these strategies in mind to make downsizing a more positive experience.
- Helping Elderly Parents Transition to Assisted Living
Whether your loved one goes into an assisted living facility willingly or needs some encouragement, adjusting can be a challenge. Work as a team with your family and the staff to promote a smooth and comfortable move.
- Planning For A Move to Assisted Living
Moving your elderly parent into an assisted living facility is never easy, but it can be made less painful for caregivers, family and most importantly, the elder.
- Our family can't agree on whether or not mom should move to assisted living. What's the solution?
It is important that you and your siblings get on the same page about moving your mother to assisted living.