The first steps in the process of health care placement is determining which living option or options are medically appropriate for your loved one. This determination may come from a doctor, a hospital official or social worker assigned to the hospital.
Given the opportunity everyone would rather be at home than in a facility. If your loved one meets the medial criteria for aging in place at home or in a retirement community this is generally the best option medically, financially and mentally. Those who remain in familiar surroundings of home and community among family and friends live longer. However if they are not able to age in place and need more care than can be provided in the home. Contact us at Linking the Commuity as we can assist you locate the right place for the right person.