Before considering placement of your loved one, please read it. Somethings I already knew; others were shocking. In essence, the article claims that assisted living centers were originally designed to care for seniors who needed light assistance, but were otherwise in good health. To fill rooms the industry began to accept residents who needed more intensive care, however, most were ill-equipped to meet the medical needs of its charges.
I have often said that there isn't much "assistance" in assisted living...now I know why...
Please take a minute to tread the article...Lilli