What is the Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?

Sheila lives with her son, his wife, and her grandchildren in their home, and has been there for 3 years since her Parkinson’s started getting worse. They enjoy having her with them, but as her needs are becoming greater, they … [Read more...]

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What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and Nursing Home Care, and which is Less Expensive?

Q. We are currently caring for my mother-in-law, Margaret, in our home. We enjoy having her with us, but as her needs keep becoming greater, we find that she may need more support than we can provide.I have read that when a … [Read more...]

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The Farr Law Firm Congratulates Sunrise Senior Living

Congratulations Sunrise Senior Living. According to the J.D. Power 2018 Senior Living Satisfaction Study, Sunrise Senior Living ranks highest among senior living communities with an overall satisfaction score of 802, driven … [Read more...]

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Senior Living Now and in 2028

Maria lived in a colonial-style townhome with 14 stairs up from the basement, and 14 more to her bedroom. It was wearing on her joints to go up and down all those steps. She was also beginning to feel lonely and isolated, since … [Read more...]

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“Aging Together” With Your Parents

Q. My husband and I are in our mid 60’s. Our kids are married with their own children, and we are ready to retire. Fortunately, my mother is still doing well at the age of 85, but she needs assistance with certain things and gets … [Read more...]

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What is the Difference Between a NORC and a NOSS? 

Q. My parents are deciding whether to stay in their home or to downsize to an apartment. Currently, they live in a single-family home in an established neighborhood, where most of their neighbors are original owners who have lived … [Read more...]

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Seniors Should Consider Cruise Ships Rather than Nursing Homes

About 2 years ago my wife and I were on a cruise through the western Mediterranean aboard a Princess liner.  At dinner we noticed a senior lady sitting alone along the rail of the grand stairway in the main dining room. I also … [Read more...]

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Top 14 Articles of 2014

From non-traditional living options to stricter driving laws in Virginia, we covered a lot of ground in 2014. It was a year that included a new act to help special needs families, enhancements to the Medicaid program, and amazing … [Read more...]

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