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Assisted Living is Sometimes Living Without Assistance

May 25th, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Recent gerontology issues have introduced a popular option for senior citizens and residential living. It is called the Assisted Living Facility (ALF). Intended to offer the aging who can no longer live alone a more independent living style than skilled nursing care, the concept of ALF has value. Grandma and Grandpa can no longer fix their own meals and take care of their own home, so they move to an ALF, have their meals prepared for them and their room/apartment cleaned. In addition there is a built-in social environment that contributes to their well being. So why are so many complaining about such facilities?

The Smart Money, Wall Street Journal, article written in 2001 is still posting comments about problems in Assisted Living Facilities. And you, SCJ readers, are commenting and sending emails about problems you are experiencing with ALFs. It’s time