Choices in Assisted Living

You’ve got questions about assisted living? This is the place to find answers. At Frontida, we want to be your trusted resource. Check out all the posts below, and contact us to let us help you further.

How to Talk about Assisted Living

Understanding Wisconsin's Assisted Living Options

Understanding Wisconsin’s Assisted Living Options

You started researching assisted living options in Wisconsin, you felt like you were drowning in alphabet soup! RCACs, CBRFs, AFHs, SNFs…

Hang in there. We can help.

Understanding Assisted Living Lingo so you can speak it like an expert

How to Speak Assisted Living Lingo like an Expert

Every organization has a special jargon. Assisted living is no different.

Setting Their Mind at Ease When You Need to Talk about Assisted Living

Setting Their Mind at Ease When You Need to Talk about Assisted Living

You’ve seen changes in your parents. They need help. Now—how to talk to Mom and Dad about assisted living?

Choosing Help for Dad without Fighting the Family

How to Choose Help for Dad without Fighting the Family

Dad needs help. You’ve been looking at assistance options—and now it’s time to bring your family on board.

You all need to talk. How do you do it so you work together?

Understanding the Pre-Assessment--What the Nurses Ask and Why They Need to Know

Understanding the Pre-Assessment: What They Ask and Why They Need to Know

A nurse is coming to pre-screen Dad, checking to see if he can move into assisted living. What will the nurse be looking for? And why can’t they just take everyone?

How to Know If It’s Time to Get Assistance

Simple Clues for Knowing If Your Aging Parents Need Help

7 Simple Clues to Know If Your Aging Dad Needs Help

Dad seems to be slowing down. You’re worried about him.

How can you know if it’s time to call in reinforcements?

Times Ticking Away: Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Research Assisted Living Now

Time’s Ticking Away: Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Research Assisted Living Now

Researching assisted living can seem overwhelming. It’s easier just to wait, right?

Nope. “You may delay, but time will not.”

How to Choose the Right Place

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

What does quality care mean and how can you have peace of mind about your assisted living facility?

There's a Place for Us: How to Find a Great Assisted Living Home

There’s a Place for Us: How to Look for a Great Assisted Living Home

Mama needs a new spot to call “Home,” and you’re researching assisted living facilities.

Are there specific things you should look for?

Moving to Assisted Living: How To Help Your Parents Get Used to that New Home Feel

Moving to Assisted Living: How to Help Parents Get Used to that New Home Feel

How can you help your parents not just live in the room, but feel at home at their senior living community?

How to Make Mom's Room Her Own

How to Make Mom’s Room Her Own

You’re ready to move Mom into assisted living, but how do you make her space feel less like a dormitory and more like her home?

5 things to know about assisted living in a pandemic

Top 5 Things to Know When Deciding on Assisted Living During a Pandemic

What do you really need to know about the facility that you’re choosing?

Hint: It has nothing to do with wallpaper.

Support for Caregivers

Love You Forever--Robert MunschHow to Beat Caregiver Burnout

Survival Guide to Overcoming Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a real thing.

How can you get the rest you need to beat burnout while still honoring Mom? We’ve got some ideas for you.

A New Year Perspective on a Schedule that's Getting Old--Encouragement for Caregivers

A New Year Perspective on a Schedule that’s Getting Old: Encouragement for Caregivers.

You feel like you’re stuck in a rut and every day looks “same old” for you and Grandma as you care for her.

How can you add some freshness to your routine that’s starting to feel stale?

Comprehensive Guide to All Things Aging

The Comprehensive Guide to All Things Aging

The Comprehensive Guide to All Things Aging

A list of all the articles that you can find here on Frontida’s site to help you with your questions about aging.