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Florida Retirement Communities

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Florida retirement communities come as most think, in the shape of housing developments centered around a luxurious private golf course and pool area. Or even beach front properties in the form of high rises. However, there is a new age being birthed called the age of independent living communities. Have you ever thought of going on a cruise and never coming back? How about taking off to some far away resort where the water never stops flowing and the birds are always chirping? Well you can actually take yourself up on that offer today.

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Signs My Loved One Needs Assisted Living

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  • Your loved one states they are eating, however you notice food going bad in the refrigerator and expiring where that normally does not occur.
  • Your loved one seems more accident prone than usual, is falling or having more accidents than usual with injuries.
  • You loved one tries to hide accidents or bruises from the family.
  • Your loved one seems to be wearing the same clothes all the time.

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How To Make An Easy Transition Into Assisted Living

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  • We found a facility that was right across the street from our loved one’s spouse, even though…
  • We found a facility that was clean, smelled good, and where the staff was courteous, friendly…
  • We got the best apartment for our loved one, a corner one that had a balcony that overlooked…

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How To Manage Emotions Associated With The ALF Move

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It wasn’t easy when someone from the county asked us if we were going to be able to take care of our loved one. After careful and quick consideration (we only had 72 hours to find a place), we had to answer “No”. It just wasn’t feasible. None of our homes were set up for this, and none of us were able to provide the level of care necessary for recovery.

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What Are My Payment Options And Who Can Explain Them?

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How am I going to pay for this? Are you asking yourself this question lately? It’s important to understand your options, especially if you have never dealt with finding and paying for an assisted living facility before. Let’s face it, assisted living is not your field of profession, and it wasn’t taught in college either. Matter fact, assisted living wasn’t even that popular a decade ago and only has become more widely discussed topic because the average life expectancy has risen.

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