March 2016 - Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation

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Choosing a Nursing Home for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, March 28, 2016 In March, 2013, I knew that the time was approaching when I would place my wife, Clare, in an Assisted Living Residence (ALR). I did considerable research and chose eight ALRs that I thought would be good choices. Clare and I then went, together, to meet with the admission […]

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‘Aging in Place’ With Alzheimer’s in Assisted Living Facilities

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, March 14, 2016 New York has some Assisted Living Residences (ALRs) that have “enhanced assisted living” certification, which allows people with dementia to “age in place” as their disease worsens and their need for care increases. Residents in ALRs with such certification do not need to be moved to nursing homes, hospitals, […]

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