There may come a time when it would be more beneficial for your loved one to move to an assisted living home rather than live alone. These are decisions that you and your loved one will have to make, and it's important to get some help when looking at your options. One of the main factors is affordability vs. quality, and what your loved one needs to be healthy and happy.
About a decade ago, a nurse I know tried to start an adult day care center in my town. I thought it sounded like a good idea, though I wasn't sure there was a market for it. I'd contracted some in-home care for my uncle and mother-in-law, and enough nursing home care for several family members- but adult day care was a new concept for…