My mother has dementia, likely Alzheimer's. I have been telling her for a couple of months now that I'm looking for "another place for her to live where she won't have to be alone at night." A bed at a nh has finally come available and off we go tomorrow. Of course, when I talk about it with her, I say it's a "retirement community." Other than that, I have describe it accurately and she has welcomed the idea. I have packed her bag, but I am concerned about things like, how do I get her to go? what paperwork will I be asked to sign, and how do I avoid making myself financially responsible if there's a glitch with medicaid? Are there any other pitfalls anyone can warn me about now?
Any info or advise will be appreciated.