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Assisted living home secrets: What you should know

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For many of us, the time will come when we have to help situate a parent in an assisted living home.  They're not for everyone, but it's a midway stop between their home and a nursing home.  Your loved one may really need to be in a nursing home, and if that's the case, putting them in an ALH could be dangerous. 

Your mom could get evicted for 1. Poor health 2. Bad attitude or 3. Different payment option. Can you appeal?  There are charges for conveniences like having a meal delivered when not well.  Know the added on costs. It can add on really quickly.

For more information, click here for a link to www.seniorliving.org, a website that breaks down all kinds of things you should know about living in your advanced years, including how to pay for it and what your rights are.


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