Neglected to Death

April 30, 2011 5:00 AM

Protecting yourself and your loved ones

• Consult your doctor. If your relative is suffering from the infirmities of aging, make sure they are able to live at an ALF. ALF residents must be able to perform most of their activities of daily living — such as going to the toilet, dressing, and getting around — with only minimal assistance. An elder who is bed-bound, for example, cannot live safely in an ALF.

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