June 18, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

Here are six tips for moving a loved one into a senior care community:

1.    Downsize furniture to fit

Be aware that their current furniture may be in a grand scale and may not fit in the smaller, downsized rooms of retirement facilities. Draw up a floor plan to scale to ensure that the new furniture will actually fit into the new space. Think ahead: Leave ample space for seniors to maneuver their current or potential walkers or chairs, in order to make the physical transition easier.

2.    Consider wiring and remote-controlled devices

Creating ease of living is key when it comes to moving seniors. Rooms may not be electrically wired for your senior’s needs.  Consider wiring for cable, ......

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