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Assisted Living Residence Checklist

It’s important to be prepared when calling and touring assisted living centers! Are you prepared? Do you know what questions you should ask? This article from gives you the a list of questions to ask when you call or visit and also gives a handy checklist. To view the questions and checklist, please click here. Read More

Betty & Ken Qualls Assisted Living Story

Moving to an Assisted Living Home is not an easy transition for anyone. If you are at the time in your life where you are considering care for you or your loved one, you may relate to this story. Read about Betty and Ken’s story that led them to find the perfect fit for them:   […] Read More

Firt Sign of Assisted Living Need

According to a study by, walking was the most-cited activity of daily living that tipped off family members of a loved one’s need for assisted living or another type of care. Housework came in second. Click here to read complete article. Read More

Burial Insurance, Life Insurance, and Funeral Insurance- What’s the Difference?

Burial insurance is also known as “funeral insurance” and is an easy-to-qualify for, low coverage, whole life insurance policy designed to cover end of life expenses like medical bills, funeral expenses, and other debts that are left behind when you pass. Most burial insurance plans are affordable, have fixed premiums, and can be issued quickly. […] Read More

Medicare vs Medicaid- What’s the Difference?

Medicare and Medicaid – so what’s the difference between the two? It’s important to know the differences between the two and what is covered in each. Mila Araujo wrote a great article for that explains the difference. The key difference between Medicare and Medicaid is that one is primarily age-based, and the other is income based […] Read More

Will My Insurance Cover a Retirement Home or Assisted Living?

You may be wondering if your insurance will cover your stay at an assisted living facility. Many seniors assume that their health insurance will cover the costs, but more often than not, this isn’t the case. In this great article from, they explain what is and what is not covered! Click here to read the […] Read More

Critical Checklist for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

We found this great article from Robert Mauterstock on We wanted to share this artcle with you. If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease it is important for you to take immediate action to protect them, yourself and the rest of your family. Once they are no longer able to make decisions […] Read More

What Factors Make for the Best Assisted Living Facilities

Article written by Elaine K. Howley from What makes for the best assisted living home? The most important factor to consider is what kind of care the person entering the facility needs and whether a facility you’re considering can offer that level of care. When seeking the right facility for yourself or a loved […] Read More

How Assisted Living Improves Quality of Life

Article written by Ruben Castaneda from Assisted living can improve the quality of life for seniors in a variety of ways including having an array of amenities that keeps residents active and engaged, like we do here at The Lodge at Bethany. Read more from this great article: Read More

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