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10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT KAMALA HARRIS

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Joe Biden has made a unprecedented choice in choosing Kamala Harris(a women of color) for his vice president. This decision will be the talk of the country for weeks to come. Here are 10 things you may have not known about Kamala Harris. 1. She Graduated from a Historically Black College with a Double Major […]

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Helping residents vote in your assisted living facility

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During the pandemic your residents safety is paramount. According to the CDC it is best to keep residents in, shielded from outside contamination as much as possible. This could make voting hard for residents; We want residents to maintain their right to vote and contribute to this countries progress. Attached is instructions on mail in […]

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Virtual Activities for Seniors

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Virtual Activities for Seniors By: Latonya Tilghman Providers of an assistant living facility are always focused on the resident.  Core values are in place to ensure their safety and medical concerns are met.  Providing a place with reliable care and that is comfortable enough for residents to call home is prominent in this industry.  The […]

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Are you stressed because of the Pandemic

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Pandemics can be stressful The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, can make people feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress […]

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Skin care tips for your residents or elderly loved ones

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Skin types will vary for each of your residents or future residents. Some skin can be oilier than most and others may suffer from itchy, dry skin that may cause the skin to scale or crack. Use ointments or creams to replace lotion. Avoid hot water temperatures when bathing because it creates barriers on the […]

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How can people stay connected with their elderly family members during a time of restrictions on visits?

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Charlotte Yeh, chief medical officer at AARP said: Social connections are so important and this is a time where long-term facilities may be restricting visitors due to the risk of infection. But there are other ways of staying in touch. This is a time where we may go back to the old-fashioned ways of communication. […]

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Words of love for mom

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This Mother’s Day task the grandchildren with creating their own cards to remind her how special she is.  This personalized message will be heartfelt and memorable for your elderly mom/grandma or great-grandma of your family. If you’re looking for a special quote to use as a Mother’s Day greeting, here’s a list of some of […]

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Cleaning And Disinfecting Your Home

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Search for Assisted Living Facilities & Home Care. Senior Service Maps was created by a senior care provider, in conjunction with senior care discharge planner, to provide a free streamlined search for families and other social workers in their quest for care/services for Seniors in need. We at senior service maps pride ourselves on removing the middle man; no […]

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Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have described the coronavirus, or COVID-19, as an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease […]

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Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation

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Keep Your Distance to Slow the Spread Limiting face-to-face contact with others is the best way to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). What is social distancing? Social distancing, also called “physical distancing,” means keeping space between yourself and other people outside of your home. To practice social or physical distancing: Stay at […]

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The rise of on-demand digital healthcare

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When you think of ‘on-demand,’ you think of consumers who want things at their own convenience, on their own time, and wherever they happen to be; A son living in New York wants the capability to search and choose an assisted living facility for his mother living in Florida. The healthcare industry is entering the […]

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Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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Search for senior care/service providers by desired area. Senior Service Maps was created by a senior care provider, in conjunction with senior care discharge planner, to provide a free streamlined search for families and other social workers in their quest for care/services for Seniors in need. We at senior service maps pride ourselves on removing the middle man; no […]

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Older Adults & Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Search for senior care/service providers by desired area. Senior Service Maps was created by a senior care provider, in conjunction with senior care discharge planner, to provide a free streamlined search for families and other social workers in their quest for care/services for Seniors in need. We at senior service maps pride ourselves on removing the middle man; no […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

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Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. Content Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Guidance for Businesses and Employers SBA Products and Resources Government Contracting Local Assistance Economic Injury […]

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Assisted Living Corona Virus Checklist

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Our placement coordinators are still working hard to coordinate with discharge planners to place clients; We have a backlog of referrals that we are working on sending to current members. Assisted living facilities and other long-term care facilities can take steps to assess and improve their preparedness for responding to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Each […]

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WHAT STEPS TO TAKE IF YOU SUSPECT A COVID-19 INFECTION – FLORIDA AHCA

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The Florida Department of Health (Department) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor the current outbreak of COVID-19 and is actively working to ensure that the most up-to-date CDC guidance is quickly and accurately disseminated to local partners. To see the latest case count please visit COVID-19 page, the Department […]

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What steps to take if you suspect a COVID-19 infection – Maryland OHCQ

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To request COVID-19 testing for a suspect case, health care providers must contact the MDH Infectious Disease Bureau at 410-767-6700 during business hours and after hours call the MDH Emergency Call Center at 410-795-7365 to arrange the initial disease consultation. COVID-19 testing can only be conducted with prior authorization from MDH physician–epidemiologists and is restricted […]

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Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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An outbreak of coronavirus disease in a nursing home near Seattle is prompting urgent calls for precautionary tactics at America’s elder care facilities, where residents are at risk of serious symptoms from the Virus because of both age and close living conditions. As of Monday afternoon, the virus hit the Life Care Center of Kirkland, […]

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Activities to do with a parent that has Alzheimer’s or Dementia

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  I’ve been an occupational therapist for over forty years. I’ve treated adult patients with a multitude of diagnosis often involving cognitive loss. I would leave at the end of the day to return to my family’s needs. When my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at 87 everything changed. I could no longer leave it […]

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How to start an assisted living facility tutorial.

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With baby-boomers outnumbering young adults, there is a critical shortage of assisted living facilities in the United States. Whether you are a seasoned investor with 100 properties or a new entrepreneur – starting an assisted living facility is one of the best business decisions that can be made. In 2007, during the height of the […]

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What grab bars to use in a assisted living facility.

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Here is a brief video grab bars I use in my assisted living facility. They are very inexpensive compared to others I have seen and used in the past but they seem to hold up over the years. Here is what I use: 1. 18′ Grab bar: https://amzn.to/2O3BDSN 2. 24″ Grab bar: https://amzn.to/3030o7R

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What chairlift to use in an assisted living facility.

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Here is a brief video of the chairlift i chose for my new assisted living facility. Here are links to more affordable chair lifts that I have purchased on amazon in the past that worked well, they are for straight runs: 1. https://amzn.to/2Lz6W6t 2. https://amzn.to/2O3mSzk

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What furniture I use in my Assisted Living Facilities

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I brief tour of a room in progress of my new assisted living facility in Columbia Maryland. Subscribe for more videos! I am working for the purpose of helping educate people on starting, owning, and maintaining assisted living facilities. Product info (also listed some items I have in other assisted living facilities)   1. Bed […]

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Senior Wellness

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As we get older, our bodies undergo many unwanted changes; physical and mental. It is important to adapt in order for us to enjoy our mobility and clear headedness for as long as possible. It can seem like a tedious undertaking to some, but there are many fun ways to get your mental and physical […]

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Mindful Minimalism

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When we think of minimalism, some of us imagine the Japanese practice of having extremely few belongings. We visualize bare walls, empty rooms, sleeping futons rolled up into the closet, and hardly any personal keepsakes. In western society it is unimaginable to walk into a room without furniture, or see only enough supplies in the […]

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15 things to look for when looking for a location for your Assisted Living Home.

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Starting your assisted living business is a huge undertaking and choosing your location is the most important decision. Here are 15 tips on what to look for when choosing the location for your assisted living home. Common use space: You want to make sure the home has enough space for people to congregate when they’re […]

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Hurricane Safety Checklists

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According to the national hurricane survival initiative the most important thing you can do as hurricane season approaches is to get yourself, your family and your home prepared. By starting early, you’ll avoid the rush at home supply stores, grocery stores and other venues typically crowded and often chaotic when hurricane watches and warnings are issued. […]

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New Medicaid waiver payment rates(Maryland)

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Senior Service Maps is a company that helps social workers/families find care providers in  a desired area. Senior care companies like assisted living facilities, Home care agencies and Adult daycare’s list their companies and receive referrals without referral fees. Or for more information about listing your ALF call: 443-315-6152 Listed below is the new Medicaid […]

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5 tips to stay on the “good side” of your Assisted living surveyors

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Read the regulations It is important that you and yours staff thoroughly read state guidelines and regulations. When obtaining a license for an assisted living facility you have to follow the guidelines and regulations for licensing however, many providers once licensed never revisit the regulation and guideline books.  This can prove to be a huge […]

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list of individual Rules and Licensing forms for assisted living facilities in the state of Florida.

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living Facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a list of  individual Rules and Licensing forms for assisted living facilities in the state of Florida. If you are interested in receiving referrals from us please click (here), […]

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PRIVATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER AID

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PRIVATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER AID REISTERSTOWN, MD—Kenneth Mallette, Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is urging all private nonprofit organizations who incurred costs from the severe storms and straight-line winds, which impacted Maryland beginning on June 29, 2012, to apply for disaster assistance under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) […]

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Proposed change to Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs in Maryland

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Here at ssMaps.com we try to pay attention to all regulatory changes and inform our healthcare providers accordingly. Attached is a regulatory notice of proposed action that could affect the Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs. As always if you are an senior care provider and are in need of more clients please […]

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What is SEO and why is it important for your senior care business?

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According to Moz Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results. What goes into SEO? To understand what SEO really means, let’s break that sentence down and look at the parts: Quality of traffic. You can attract all the visitors […]

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How Long should you give your loved one to adjust to an assisted living facility.

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Putting your loved one in an assisted living facility can be a stressful ordeal. No matter how much planning you do its always stressful to some degree when they actually move in. going from home to a structured environment like most assisted living facilities could be a huge shock to most seniors. When I enroll […]

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5 Tips to sell your semi-private room in your assisted living facility

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Owning an assisted living facility means your constantly marketing your product. Renting your semi-private rooms is always more difficult than the private rooms or apartments. Its important to make your semi-private rooms as appealing as possible to rent them out. Here are 5 tips to make your semi-private room as appealing as possible.   Provide […]

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How to attract baby boomers to your business

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Baby boomers are adults who were born between the years 1946 and 1964; They make up roughly 20% of America’s population. Baby boomers are longest-living generation in history. They are at the forefront of what’s been called a “longevity economy,” whether they are generating income in the workforce or spending their Social Security checks. According to a […]

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Attract new clients to your senior care business with no referral fees!

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Attract new clients to your senior care business with no referral fees with Senior Service Maps! Senior Service Maps is a revolutionary site that helps families/social workers find the appropriate care for seniors. With Senior Service Maps senior care providers receive referrals at an unprecedented low rate of $24.95 per month, and you can cancel […]

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Protecting Senior Citizens & Their Money from Scammers

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Every year millions of senior citizen are negatively impacted by financial scams aimed at the elderly. Knowing that these scammers are out there is half the battle. Knowing how to protect yourself and loved ones is crucial. The following are tips to keep everyone safe. Be Aware that Scammers Could Be Your Loved Ones Surprisingly, […]

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10 Things Most Important When Caring for Seniors

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Senior living communities organize their day focused on the welfare of elderly residents. Daily activities are meant to improve the quality of life of seniors: providing regular meals and attending to activities of daily living (ADL) in a supportive, safe environment. As you prioritize your senior care activities, focus on those that truly matter to […]

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What to Expect from your Staff in a Home Care Agency

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In the home care industry, staff are categorized as either non-medical or medical (skilled care) workers. Non-medical home care agencies have achieved rapid growth meeting the demands of the elderly. For investors, it is important to understand this delivery model designed for elder care, the scope of services you (and your staff) can offer, and […]

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10 Senior Friendly Summer Activities

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Soaking up the sunshine, taking a walk on a warm evening, and going for a splash in the swimming pool are all activities that make summertime enjoyable. Luckily, there’s no age limit for enjoying the season! Read on to discover some of the best senior friendly activities for the elderly to take in all that […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Personal Goals Form

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Personal Goals Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan signature Record Form

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan signature Record Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Problem List Form

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Problem List Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare ADCAPS Form

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare ADCAPS Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Controlled Medication Record​

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living Controlled Medication Record​ ; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Sample Weekly Care Notes

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living Sample Weekly Care Notes; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Uniform Disclosure Statement Form

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted Living Uniform Disclosure Statement Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are interested […]

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Sample Assisted Living Level of Care Scoring Guide

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Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted Living Level of Care Scoring Guide; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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