Is Assisted Living Right for Me?

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Assisted living is a wonderful option for many individuals, but it's not the right fit for everyone. Before you fill out an application form, ask yourself the following questions:
  • Are you 60 years or older?
  • Is your health stable and predictable?
  • Can you move about independently or use a walker or wheelchair without assistance?
  • Can you eat without assistance?
  • Can you get in and out of bed or up from chairs without assistance?
  • Could you leave your apartment without assistance in case of emergency?
  • Can you participate in daily living activities like grooming, personal hygiene and baths?
  • Can you maintain sanitary conditions in your apartment?
  • Can you manage your own toileting needs?
  • Can you use electrical appliances correctly and safely?

If you received personal care services like medication management, bathing assistance or medication reminders, could you live independently?

If you've answer "no" to any of these questions, you may find Haaland Estates Basic Care or Heart of America Care Center is better equipped to meet your needs.