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FINDING THE RIGHT LWhen looking for a long-term care (LTC) residence, including an adult foster care home, home for the aged, unlicensed assisted living, or even skilled nursing,it is good idea to visit as many places as possible. This will give you an idea what options are available. The listings found on pages 16-20 can help you to prioritize your search.When you have narrowed down your choices, make another visit. Vary the time of the visit, come unannounced. To get a better idea of what life at the home is like, talk with residents and get their impressions.If the facility is licensed you can ask to see the latest state inspection report. Review the report with the admissions person or administrator. Ask for clari - cation of any citation that impacts those things important to you.This list is just a starting point of items for you to consider. Be sure to include other items speci c to your situation. This just might be one of the best decisions you make going forward for the health and well being of your loved one or yourself.Consider the following as you are deciding when you start looking.LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION ... LOCATION!• Is the home in a convenient location?• Is it close to community services and re-sources that you use (e.g., doctor of ces, shopping mall, movie theater, church)?ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS• Is the entrance to the home safe?• Are the entry and parking lot well lit? • How is the exterior appearance of thehome or community?• How is the interior appearance; is itclean or cluttered?• Do residents have access to privateWhile you are looking, you should consider your current needs and how those needs may change in the future. You should set some priorities for what is most important to you in a home or community, and determine what you can afford.Excellent CareFOR AN INDEPENDENT LIFESpecialized Alzheimer’s • Dementia Unit Short Term Rehab • Spacious Private Rooms Most Insurances Accepted Including Medicare& MedicaidGrand Vista is a place seniors can receive the care and support needed to live ful lling lives in a home-like environment.Grand Vista Located in Coldwater & Marshall, Michigan Ph: 517-227-5225• Medication Management • 24/7 Pharmacy Services • Personalized Care Plans • ADL & IADL Support • Meals Services• Housekeeping& Laundry Services• Daily Activities & Entertainment• All Inclusive PricingWe are the Advantage family,and we look forward to being part of yours.675 Wagner Dr, Battle Creek, MI | (269) 969-6244 www.advantageliving.net22 SENIOR HOUSING DIRECTORY | 2019Family Owned & OperatedT

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