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recovering from surgery in an assisted living facility

When my mother decided to get surgery on both of her knees, we knew that it would be difficult for her to get around for a couple of weeks. We weighed the pros and cons of having her stay in my home while she recovered and did some research about her staying at an assisted living facility up the road from my place. After reading about what I would have to do for her during her recovery, we decided that the medical professionals at the assisted living facility would be best to handle it. Learn about staying at an assisted living facility for surgical recovery here on my blog.

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5 Transportation Issues to Consider When Selecting an Assisted Living Facility

There are many factors that may affect when you decide to live at an assisted living facility and which assisted living facility you choose to live in. Your medical needs, your level of independence, and the general atmosphere of the facility should all be primary factors. However, one important aspect that you might fail to consider is what type of transportation the facility you are considering offers. Below are five issues regarding transportation that you should be sure to ask about before committing to an assisted living facility. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Your Recovery After Hip Replacement

If you are scheduled to have a hip replacement surgery, you may have a lot of questions about your recovery. Recovering from a hip replacement surgery takes time, but you might be able to regain full usage of your legs and hip within a few months if you take the right steps. Staying at a short-term rehabilitation center is probably the best option to plan for if you want to heal quickly; however, you could also choose just to go home and recover there. Read More