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Deciding to move is the first step, but then what? If you've ever moved to a new home in your lifetime, you know the transition to a new community is always challenging. But with the right resources and support, you can move in and feel at home.

These resources are designed to help you iron out all the details of a move for yourself or a family member. From planning what to take to financial options, you'll find the support you need to feel confident in taking the next step in your journey.

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Action Vital Body

Alzheimer's Assisted Living Options: What's Best for Your Loved One

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can be scary and overwhelming for families. And if you have a parent or loved one who has Alzheimer’s, the reality is that you and other family members and friends will be making decisions related to the necessary care your loved one’s needs...

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Action Vital Brain

How to Find Elder Care Options That Don't Feel "Elderly"

Perhaps your parent is starting to struggle with their normal daily tasks and they are beginning to need outside support more often. You have been able to provide love and care as much as you can, but it is now getting to the point in which it’s challenging to keep up on your own.

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Action Vital Body

Everything You Need to Know About Moving into Senior Living

No matter who you are, moving into any type of new home is understandably daunting and emotional, not to mention a type of living you’ve never tried before. Adjusting from the full independence of a private home to an assisted living community may make this shift even more stressful for most people making this transition. Knowing what kind of place your family is looking for, what to bring, what will be provided, and the ways you can support your loved one in this move will make all the difference.

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Action Vital Connections

The "Senior Homes" Conversation: Why All the Guilt?

Moving your parent into a senior home or community is not an easy thing to do. However, there is a reason why you are considering it, and it’s important to remember that you are not a bad person for doing so.

Being a caregiver requires a lot of time and attention that you simply may not be capable of if it’s not your full-time job. There are facilities geared specifically toward making this transition in your parent’s life an easy and more enjoyable one.

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Downsizing Tipsheet

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Downsizing Tips

Use these tips to make the process of transitioning to a new space less stressful for you and your loved ones.


Not sure where you are on your journey?

Everyone’s journey is different. We’ve partnered with Roobrik to offer online decision tools that help you understand care needs, learn more about options, and get ready to take the next step.


Are these memory issues serious?

Learn whether the changes you’re noticing are signs of dementia or part of normal aging, and find out what you can do next.

Time: 3-5 minutes



Is it still safe to drive?

See how risky driving is for you or your family member, plus find out what you can do now and in the future.

Time: 3-5 minutes



Is it time to get help?

Learn what level of care you or your family member needs and find the best fit.

Time: 4-6 minutes


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When you’re ready to move, finding a community that fits your lifestyle is important. See how our communities empower you to find your vitality.

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