How to Understand the Pros and Cons of Assisted Living is a concise book which offers a unique combination of expert legal and healthcare advice to anyone who is considering moving to or encouraging an elder to move to this kind of arrangement. It covers a range of common questions many people face in trying to understand what assisted living can and can’t do for a resident. From how to understand the difference between assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, to the legal limits involved, the information is set out in an easy to understand form. The most important points are encapsulated at the end with Ten Tips.
This book will help elders and their families make an informed choice. One purpose of this book is to protect both elders and families from common mistakes, and from unpleasant surprises that can disrupt lives and cause unnecessary grief in an already difficult situation of moving from the family home.
The author, Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, has the unusual perspective of a nursing career as well as over 30 years as a lawyer. Ms. Rosenblatt is a consultant and family mediator in elder-related disputes. She is published in national nursing and legal journals.
This book is available in three different formats, paperback book, downloadable eBook, or audiobook.