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Connecting Families to Senior Care

Although our company name is A Place for Mom, we help dad too! As well as uncles, aunts, brothers and sisters - anyone who is faced with finding the best senior living options for their loved ones. From finding the right care home, dementia care or assisted living facility to researching Veteran's benefits and financing senior care, we'll be with you each step of the way. All at no cost to you.

We Help Families Find Great Places for Dads

"My father is doing wonderfully in his new community. He thinks it's home! He has gained weight, looks content and even walks better!"

Patty K., Found Assisted Living in Walnut Cove, NC

"Thank you so much for your assistance with finding a suitable intermediate care facility for my dad. I got more useful information from you in about 25 minutes than I did in hours of searching the Internet and following up leads with friends and acquaintances over a period of several weeks while under lots of stress. I wish I found you first!"

Wayne C., Found Assisted Living in Hartford, CT

Recent Articles

Have Assisted Living Facilities Forgotten About Men?

by Ami Noss

No matter what the specifics of the situation, the move from independence to assisted living can be emotionally fraught for both parents and children. Seniors often feel reluctant to relinquish control over their surroundings and daily routines, and adult children may feel guilty over not being able to manage their parents’ care without help. Yet this stress is often multiplied for children of aging single men for a reason that might surprise those not familiar with retirement home dynamics: according to the National Center for Assisted Living, women outnumber men three to one in the average elder care setting. In describing the scene at Irvine senior home Atria Woodbridge, Los Angeles Times,...Read More

Finding a Place for Dad: Top Questions Answered

by Ami Noss

Contrary to the grim stereotypes that may spring to mind at the mention of words like “nursing home,” the move to a senior care community can be a hugely positive move for both the elderly and their families. The health benefits of adequate daily care for seniors are clear: reduced risk of accidental injury, close management of chronic health conditions, mental health support, and relief from the social isolation that so often accompanies old age. These benefits can be particularly important for aging men, who, according to the Center for Health Statistics, are less likely to seek necessary medical attention or to maintain active social networks into their twilight years...Read More

Senior Living

The term "senior living" encompasses many different senior care and housing options, including assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, care homes and Alzheimer's care. Learn about the different senior housing options to determine which one is right for you.

Assisted Living

Assisted living housing is a long-term senior care option that provides personal care support services such as meals, medication management, bathing, dressing and transportation. Connect with a local advisor to find assisted living near you.

Alzheimer's Care

Alzheimer's, dementia and memory care are often provided in a secure assisted living or nursing home setting, usually in a separate floor or wing. Connect with a local advisor to find memory care homes near you.

Independent Living

Independent living communities are also known as retirement communities, retirement homes or senior housing. Connect with a local advisor to find independent living communities near you.

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, are for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. Connect with a local advisor to find nursing homes near you.

Care Homes

Care homes, also known as adult family homes, board and care homes, residential care or personal care homes offer personalized service to small groups of adults. These residential homes provide lodging, meal services and assistance with daily living activities. Connect with a local advisor to find respite care near you.

55+ Apartments

Senior apartment communities are tailored to the needs of active adults over age 55. Senior apartment communities usually offer golf, swimming pools, tennis courts, and fitness centers to attract the older adults who want a low maintenance lifestyle. Connect with a local advisor to find senior apartments near you.

Respite Care

Respite care typically refers to a short-term stay at a senior community, usually an assisted living or memory care community. Connect with a local advisor to find respite care near you.

Meet Our Featured Senior Living Advisors

Selecting care for an aging loved one is a complex and personal choice. We help people with one of the most difficult decisions they will ever have to make: the process of helping an aging parent make "the transition" from living independently or with family to accepting outside assistance or moving to a senior living community. Our compassionate Senior Living Advisors can answer a wide range of questions about elder care for your unique situation.

We have more than 270 Senior Living Advisors who live across the country and can identify care options in all 50 states.

How Our Free Service Works

  1. Assess your needs with a local Senior Living Advisor
  2. Get information on communities that fit your needs
  3. Visit communities at your own pace and consult with us at any time

Recent Articles

Why More Men are Moving to Assisted Living

by Ami Noss

More men are living into the frail years of old age than ever before---and they’re outpacing women when it comes to yearly gains in longevity. While US men’s average lifespan is 76 (compared to 81 for women) in some counties the average ranges as high as 81.7. Meanwhile, the latest numbers from the Institute of Health Metrics show that “there was no significant change in life expectancy for women in more than 1,400 counties in the United States over the past quarter century.” By comparison, only 158 counties showed no increase for men. Gains in lifespan potential come as good news for most men, of course, but downsides include the increased likelihood that men may outlive their spouses, or live to be older and...Read More

Men, are you prepared for old age?

by Ami Noss

Your finances may be in order, but a healthy investment portfolio is not the only preparation you need to make when it comes to getting ready for retirement. Here are a few critically important steps to aging well that many people overlook: Develop hobbies outside of work. According to a recent study by Canadian researchers, “Keeping the brain active can keep mental deterioration at bay and even stave off depression.” The study followed 333 retirees over four years, eventually concluding that the more demanding and enjoyable an individual’s hobbies, the less likely he is to “experience a decline in brainpower.” ...Read More

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