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Articles and Guides

Use the following articles and guides to help you make an informed decision. Please contact your Senior Care Consultant if you have questions.

Nursing Homes

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Senior Living Consulting Services in Illinois 

For trusted senior living consulting services, contact Elderwerks in Illinois. We have a vast network of senior housing and care partners. Visit our website.

The Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act 

Electronic monitoring at nursing homes to protect seniors

Selecting a Nursing Home Guide 

Important elements in selecting a nursing home

Genworth 2013 Cost of Care Survey Requires Adobe Reader

This is a good place to start when looking into assisted living or nursing care. The data will help you plan and figure out affordability.

Nursing Home Checklist Requires Adobe Reader

A checklist to print and take with you when visiting a nursing home.

You Can't Judge A Nursing Home By The Color Of The Walls 

This article has been written to help families understand why it's important to look past the asthetics of a building. Care is much more important than the building itself.

Nursing Home Checklist by Medicare Requires Adobe Reader

A Medicare provided checklist to print and take with you when visiting a nursing home.

Nursing Home Questions 

A list of questions you should ask when visiting a nursing home.

Nursing Home Selection Mistakes 

A list of the worst mistakes made when selecting a nursing home.

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