Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Preparing for a Move

Factsheet: Helping Someone Move to a Long-Term Care Facility

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

How family and friends can help before, during and after the move. Includes suggestions to help the person continue to feel connected after the move.


Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Online booklet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; also includes information about residents' rights.


Making the Transition to Nursing Facility Life

Source: American Health Care Association

Description:

With love, understanding, help and planning, the uncertainty of entering and adjusting to life in a nursing facility can be greatly minimized.


National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM)

Description:

Professional association of organizations dedicated to assisting older adults and families with the physical and emotional demands of downsizing, relocating, or modifying their homes.


Nursing Facility Move-In Checklist

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Three-part form to help you or your loved one make a smooth transition to living and receiving care in a nursing facility.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.