Wednesday, April 6, 2016

How to Find the Best Senior Living Community

Searching for a senior living community for yourself or a parent can feel like an overwhelming task.  We know you want to make the best choice and there are a couple of things you may want to consider before you take such an important step. 

First, you will want to research the various options in your preferred area.  The Internet is an efficient and easy way to discover what is out there, and you will find several websites that offer a search directory of facilities.  Also you can check with your health care provider for any recommendations they may have. 

Once you have narrowed down your list to several communities in your target location, give them a call to set up a tour.  While on the phone, have a list of questions handy such as are there immediate openings available, and if not, how long is the wait, the price range and what will you see on the tour as well as how much time it will take. 

A community tour is your best opportunity to get a real feel for the place.  You want your future home to have a caring and warm staff and residents that are friendly.  If you are looking for senior living for a family member that is not very mobile, you can tour a few and narrow down the selections so they only tour the top choices.  The website has a checklist available for researching and touring a community that you may find helpful. 

At MorningStar Senior Living of Sparks, we strive to create a true home in the Reno-Sparks area where you can enjoy your retirement years as carefree as possible.  We offer 128 beautiful suites for independent living and 80 for assisted living. Additionally, our Reflections Neighborhood offers 32 secure suites devoted to the specialized care of those with memory impairment.  Please call us for more details. 

MorningStar of Sparks’ unique mission statement “to honor, to serve, to invest” sets us apart from other senior communities.  Committed to creating a true home for residents within a gorgeous setting, our foundation is built on honoring God, valuing our seniors and hiring staff with a felt calling to serve.  We invite you to schedule a visit to learn more about our exceptional senior living options.


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