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How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility in Texas.
How to Choose an Texas Assisted Living Facility
Do you know how to go about choosing the right assisted living facility for a loved one? Do you understand how assisted living licensing requirements in Texas are determined, as they differ from state-to-state? Assisted living facilities provide individualized health and personal care assistance in a homelike setting with an emphasis on personal dignity, autonomy, independence and privacy. The Assisted Living Federation of America defines assisted living as a long-term care option that combines housing, support services and health care, as needed. Assisted living is designed for individuals who require assistance with everyday activities such as meals, medication management or assistance, bathing, dressing and transportation. MORE DETAILS >>

How to know when it's time to move parents to assisted living.
Signs It's Time to Move Parents to Assisted Living
According to some statistics, as many as 70% of Americans will need some form of assisted living at some point toward the end of their lives. The following are signs that it may be time to move your parent(s) to an assisted living community: DIFFICULTY WITH SOME TASKS. If it's harder than it used to be to keep up with the yard work, keep the house tidy, cook dinners, shop for groceries, and perform other housekeeping activities without help, it may be time to think about assisted living. Many facilities provide help with these tasks as well as with more intimate hygiene activities such as showering, dressing, and using the bathroom. INCREASED FRAGILITY: If you or a loved one has had a sudden health scare such as slipping at home and sustaining a moderate to serious injury it may be a good idea to consider assisted living. MORE DETAILS >>


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