How Can a Senior Living Advisor Help?

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Jan 22, 2021

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Have you considered assisted living for you or your loved one but worried that now is not the best time? Locating communities on your own can be extremely overwhelming. To add to this, COVID-19, has created additional challenges when navigating through the waters of assisted living. Working with a senior living advisor can help lessen the burden of doing this alone.

So, how can a senior living advisor help?

A clinical senior living advisor will conduct a high-level assessment that will narrow down options based on needed level of care, location, budget, and amenity preferences. Therefore, saving you time and money while avoiding unnecessary frustration.

The senior living advisor will then schedule and accompany you on tours to ensure all of your questions are answered and essentially act as your liaison between you and the community to avoid feeling pressured during what is already an emotional time.

A reputable senior placement company will also ensure communities are checked for abuse and neglect while closely monitoring safety protocols based on guidelines from the CDC, Florida Department of Health, and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration to keep you better informed during this process.

Staying home may not always be the safest option, especially for those with Dementia or a higher acuity of care as they may decline quicker if help is prolonged. Falls or isolation can also be detrimental to ones physical and mental health.
Assisted living can be a great option for seniors that need additional support through the day as they provide assistance with activities of daily living like bathing and dressing, socialization, three meals a day, and much more. If your loved one has Dementia and can no longer live at home safely, memory care, similar to an assisted living, is a beneficial option as they provide a secured environment with more oversight.
Planning ahead for you or your loved one is essential to reduce stress and ensure safety. Call North Star Senior Advisors today to have an advocate on your side. Our services are always complimentary to you.
This article was submitted by Savanna Chrostowski, Marketing Director, CDP with North Star Senior Advisors and may be reached at 407-796-1582 or by email at

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