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Choosing and Evaluating a Nursing Home

Can there be a more difficult job than finding a nursing home for a parent or spouse?No one wants to live in a nursing home. 

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Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facilities offer basically the same services as board and care homes, but in a more "upscale" and homelike environment. 

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Talking With Family About Nursing Home Placement

Few decisions are more difficult than the one to place a spouse or parent in a nursing home. The difficulty of making the decision can be compounded when family members disagree on whether the step is necessary. 

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Alternatives to Nursing Homes

The reality is that it is sometimes impossible or too expensive for an elderly person in poor health to remain at home. 

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How Parents Can Provide for a Caregiver Child

Taking care of a parent can be a full-time job.Children may have to give up paying jobs in order to provide care to aging parents.

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Getting Outside Help When Providing Care at Home

Public and private agencies offer a variety of home care services that may be available to you.

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Fighting an Assisted Living Discharge

When you move into an assisted living complex, you expect to spend the rest of your days there.

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Resolving Disputes With Nursing Homes

Disagreements with a nursing home can come up regarding any number of topics, and almost none is trivial because they involve the day-to-day life of the resident. 

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