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Preparing for a Move

Factsheet: Helping Someone Move to a Long-Term Care Facility

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

How family and friends can help before, during and after the move. Includes suggestions to help the person continue to feel connected after the move.


Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Online booklet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; also includes information about residents' rights.


Making the Transition to Nursing Facility Life

Source: American Health Care Association

Description:

With love, understanding, help and planning, the uncertainty of entering and adjusting to life in a nursing facility can be greatly minimized.


National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM)

Description:

Professional association of organizations dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes.


Nursing Facility Move-In Checklist

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Three-part form to help you or your loved one make a smooth transition to living and receiving care in a nursing facility.


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