Oct 12, 2018
Deciding to place someone you love in a long term care facility is a difficult decision. It's even more complicated if you live far away. This Heartbeat episode can give you resources & tips to make it easier.
To help make the decision easier and less complicated we recommend you use the services of a social worker, preferably one that already knows your loved one. Hospice social workers are excellent resources to call on when you need assistance with placement.
To learn more about nursing homes in a specific region you can search and compare at Nursing Home Compare, a website operated by Medicare. We also recommend you talk to friends for word of mouth recommendations.
Our highlight this week is agingwellness.org. Be sure and check out their website for more resources and information.
To learn more about hospice, caregiving, advance care planning, and self care, visit our website at The Heart of Hospice.