After you or a loved one has made the important decision to downsize and move to a senior living community, it’s time to start researching all your options. Whether you’re looking for a community that offers independent living for seniors in a private home or apartment, or need an option that offers help with daily living activities in a comfortable assisted living apartment, knowing what questions to ask and what to look for on your tour can help you through this transitional time.
It’s recommended to visit several communities as you search for a new home for yourself or a loved one. Don’t immediately settle on the first option, or choose the community simply because it’s the closest one to your or your loved one’s current home.
Make a list of communities to visit, and then keep in mind these tips as you’re walking through the halls and around the grounds:
Your goal is to discover as much about the community as you possibly can to make sure it will match your expectations.
Remember, this experience is all about discovering where you or your loved one will be happy and comfortable, as well as gaining peace of mind that any future healthcare needs will be met.
Concordia is a full-service continuing care retirement community in Oklahoma City. We’ve compiled a helpful guidebook to designed to help you make the most informed decision possible in regards to finding the right senior living option for your needs. Click here to download this valuable tool today!