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Moving is difficult no matter what age you are. The weeks leading up to the move can bring a rollercoaster of emotions. Sorting through closets, packing, and cleaning can be mentally and physically exhausting. While a new adventure might be exciting, the change and uncertainty that often comes along with moving can be more difficult to process for older adults.
For seniors, the transition from their private home to an assisted living community may be especially difficult because of what they may be leaving behind. This generation typically lived in the same home for decades. Their house may hold a lifetime of memories spent with their spouse, children, and grandchildren.
What can you do to help your senior loved one make a smooth transition to an assisted living community?
Planning should begin before the first box is packed.
6 Tips for Making a Smooth Transition to Assisted Living
Take Our Care Questionnaire
If you are just beginning to search for a senior living community and aren’t quite sure what type of care your loved one needs, we have a tool you will find useful. The Sunrise Care Questionnaire can be completed in fewer than five minutes. It will walk you through a series of questions to help you discover what level of care will likely be the best fit based on your family member’s needs.