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Know the Difference Between a Skilled Nursing Facility and Senior Rehabilitation

A common area of confusion for those seeking and evaluating care options for a loved one is the difference between skilled nursing and senior rehabilitation. Although the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and rehab facilities offer different services and carry different costs. In a nutshell, rehab facilities provide short-term, in-patient rehabilitative […]

The Commons Defies Misconceptions In Senior Living Rehab

No privacy. Hospital-like environment. Rigid schedules. Bland food. Residents Only. These are a few of the common skilled rehab misconceptions that Lauren Griffin encounters in her role as Director of Social Services. We asked her to help dispel some common misunderstandings about rehab at a senior living community and highlight how short-term care at The Commons […]

Choosing A Rehabilitative Community

Overall environment The location of the community you choose is important, since friends and family likely will want to visit you or your loved one during your rehabilitative stay. In addition, consider the appearance and overall feel of communities you review. Is the community clean and orderly? Does the environment feel welcoming? Although sub-acute rehabilitative […]

What Are 6 Key Steps to Find Senior Care?

To make your search easier, we’ve compiled this guide to the logistics of a senior care search and broken it down into 6 key steps. We recommend that you do your best to follow these steps sequentially. Here’s a quick overview: Understand your options Get recommendations Research Call 5 places Virtually Visit 3 places Finalize your list However, […]