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OurParents is a free and unbiased service focused on helping families with aging parents find the best senior care solution that meets their loved one's unique needs, be it an in-home caregiver, an assisted living facility, or a nursing home.
Levels of Care: The Various Types of Senior Living Communities
This article breaks down the various types of senior living communities and the levels of care/services they provide.
Should You Hire a Senior Move Manager?
Moving is one of life’s most stressful events, and it doesn’t get easier with age. But are senior move managers worth the cost?
Paying for Senior Care with Crowdfunding
Seniors and their families can use crowdfunding campaigns such as YouCaring.com and Gofundme.com to supplement the costs of senior living care.
Respite Care as an Alternative to Post-Surgery Rehab
Learn the best ways to support a loved one during their post-surgery respite stay.
#ElderCareChat 7/20/16: The Future of Elder Care Technology
Robotics. The Internet of Things (IoT). Sensors. Our last #ElderCareChat conversation was all about technology—what’s currently working for elder care providers and family caregivers, what keeps people from adopting new tech tools, and what exciting innovations are in the pipeline. And…
Taking an Assisted Living Test Drive
You wouldn’t buy a car without taking it for a test drive, so why sign up for senior living sight unseen?
How to Make Long-Distance Caregiving Work
Long-distance caregivers can be more effective in their role with these six tips.
Meal Plans vs. Cooking Meals
Compare the advantages and disadvantages of signing up for an Assisted Living community’s meal plan versus cooking your own meals.
Moving Tips for a Parent with Alzheimer’s
Make a home comfortable for a loved one afflicted with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia.
When Temperament Indicates a Senior Living Transition
Understanding your loved one’s unique temperament can give you a clearer sense of when it’s time for senior living accommodations.
Testimonial – Comforting
“This whole process can be overwhelming and daunting, as it was for me, but you made it easier and I will be forever grateful!” – An OurParents Family Member May 09, 2016
Testimonial – Supportive
“You were supportive every step of the way and I felt I could ask you anything, no matter how naive the question.” – An OurParents Family Member May 09, 2016
Testimonial – Options Within Budget
“You provided me with very useful information and helped me explore different options to find what would work best for me within my budget.” – An OurParents Family Member May 09, 2016
Testimonial – Helpful Information
“I have worked with advisers from other organizations and feel that you actually listened to my concerns and criteria, and provided the most relevant list of places for me to visit.” – An OurParents Family Member May 09, 2016
Testimonial – A Safe Place
“I just want to thank you again for holding my hands during this difficult and very confusing process of finding a safe place for my mom that also feels like “home.” –Linda Y. May 09, 2016
Testimonial – Expertise
“You have helped me immensely and are truly a godsend. I appreciate your expertise and especially your sensitivity and your understanding of our needs for our Mom. You provide a wonderful service and do it with much knowledge and obvious…
Testimonial – Confidence
“I just can’t thank you enough for your help yesterday, you seriously made me feel so much more confident about our ability to actually find a suitable place for my mom, which is an absolutely priceless and fairly foreign feeling…
Testimonial – Above and Beyond
“I am very happy that a company such as our parents exists and such a dedicated employee. I see that you went beyond and looked for a facility that we discussed over the phone.” –Robin W. April 22, 2016
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