Considering assisted living? Here are some tips from The Longview Assisted Living Residence staff.

  • Consider what is important for you and your loved one, such as location, size, and types of services offered.
  • Ensure that the residence is licensed to meet your state’s assisted-living regulations.
  • Talk to current residents.
  • Get referrals from friends, family, and neighbors who have loved ones living in an assisted-living residence.
  • Inquire about a waiting list, as well as rates and any additional expenses.
  • Find out about staff-to-resident ratio, overnight staff, staff ongoing education and training.
  • Observe the level of cleanliness.
  • Visit during an activity.
  • Explore common spaces and outdoor areas to see if they are pleasant and appealing.
  • Ask about safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Trust your instincts.

Learn more about The Longview Assisted Living Residence.

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