Today a company will be doing some test borings in the old hospital parking lot in preparation for the construction of a senior housing assisted living center. This got me to thinking about the subject. Not that I m ready quite yet for retirement or senior housing but hopefully some day I will be.
I was looking into the subject a bit and came across this website. It is full of information and resources for those who need assistance in choosing care giving options for themselves or others. There are sections devoted to the legal aspects, the types of care available, and even sections about government assistance and programs. They have tons of information and even have a forum to help answer questions.
I thought that it would be good to offer this information to you as I know from working at the hospital that sometimes things happen very fast and family is left to make decisions. Usually there is a lot of stress and a sense of urgency involved. This site Bettercaring is a great resource here it the link care homes. It would be good if you were to bookmark the site and spend some time there. This site is not just for those who are making decisions for others but is a valuable resource for the individual who is think about care options for themselves and want to be proactive in there own care and living arrangements.
When I was younger I never spent a whole lot of time thinking about these things but now that I am starting to mature in years, as I like to think of it. I find that researching and planning for future events is more important to me. I like to pass on things that I find to be useful to my readers especially when I find that it is something of great value. The information at a Bettercaring is just that. A very valuable resource and one that will give value to you my readers as well.
In the city of Chicago there are a lot of new programs and senior housing units going up as the population starts to age. I am glad to see that there will be a unit right across from the hospital. From what I can tell there will be a lot of programs and activities for the residents. to enjoy and participate in. That is why I think it is important to plan ahead and make good decisions .
I hope that this information was valuable to you. Now I must go to make sure the area is properly block off for the equipment that will be showing up at the urban garden this morning.