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At Always Best Care, we find out what’s important to you and make sure you can keep enjoying those things for years to come. If you prefer to stay in your own home, we can provide experienced caregivers to help you with everything from feeding and bathing to running errands. If your best option includes moving to an assisted living facility, we’ll help you find one that meets your care needs as well as your budget, all at no cost to you. It all starts with finding out what’s important to you. We offer care consultations and assisted living placement as free services to help you live comfortably.

 

Always Best Care is Baton Rouge’s only free assisted living placement service. Our senior care professionals provide no-cost consulting to find the right assisted living option for you or your loved one. Search and compare in-home options and assisted living facilities with the compassionate guidance of our respectful, caring placement coordinators. Together, we can find a senior care solution that makes both you and your loved one feel comfortable and well taken care of.


Caring is only the beginning of what we do. Call now for more information.

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How to have a meeting about an elderly parent

By     |    October 30, 2014
Posted in: Senior Care, Tips and Advice, Uncategorized |     No Comments

Having an effective family meeting to discuss how to best handle an elderly parent’s declining health has the potential to build bridges or create divisions among family members.  A guide, SOAR, offers points for family members o discuss and items to facilitate decisions.  This valuable and easy tool provides structure for  conducting the family meeting.  SOAR is an acronym for Synchronize, Organize, Analyze, and Recognize. S=Synchronize The first step in holding an effective meeting is [...]

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Senior driving and when it is time to stop

By     |    October 30, 2014
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Senior driving and when it is time to stop   When should your Senior parent stop driving? Here are a few signs: Multiple tickets or warnings Damage to your car Difficulty getting in and out of the care Difficulty backing out of a drive way or parking lot Reluctance to drive or difficulty driving at night Comments by friends and family Dangerous driving habits Seniors sometimes cut corners behind the wheel. An older person might [...]

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Understanding Advance Directives

By     |    October 20, 2014
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Understanding Advance Directives “Advance Directives” is a term used to talk about a collection of documents: Healthcare Power of Attorney, Financial Power of Attorney, LAPOST Form, Living Will, Last Will and Testament, and Living Trust.  These forms can communicate your wishes and designate someone to speak on your behalf should you be unable to. So, why are there multiple documents and why do we need them in the first place? Each of these documents provides a [...]