Friday, December 26, 2008

How to Choose a Nursing Home

The process of selecting a nursing home for a loved one can be both daunting and frustrating—and sometimes even contentious if many family members are involved. “Most families do this in a time of crisis,” says Toby S. Edelman of the Center for Medicare Advocacy, a nonprofit education and advocacy organization. “It’s very difficult to choose.”

But with diligent research and a hands-on approach to vetting the nursing home candidates, you can assure yourself and your loved one that you avoided questionable choices and did the best you could. Here are some pointers to help guide your search...
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